Air Systems Electrical/Avionics Engineer (Radar)
Air Systems Electrical/Avionics Engineer (Radar) is responsible for progressing aircraft mission system projects through the design lifecycle for the Sentinel System. This position requires sound knowledge and experience specifically with Airborne Radar systems, including aircraft Avionics, Mission Systems and Communications. A focus on aircraft military variants and significant experience of working with industry on Radars, Avionics and electrical systems.
This role is ideally suited to an experienced aircraft systems engineer and may suit ex-Service personnel with Project Team experience in an Avionics role. Primarily based at RAF Waddington or Lincoln Offsite location, the successful candidate will occasionally be required to travel as part of the Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AISR) Team which delivers aviation engineering to Raytheon customers worldwide.
The successful applicant will participate in all aspects of the engineering design lifecycle, communicating across all business areas to plan activities and will report to the Lead Engineer within the Design & Technical Engineering Service of the Integrated Sentinel Support Solution (ISSS) programme.
This position offers an exciting challenge in supporting the ISSS programme going forward with responsibilities for:
Progressing design changes and producing design artefacts though the development lifecycle.
Working closely with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) including reviewing and analysing OEM data.
Developing proposals for Aircraft Radar, Avionics and Mission system modifications.
Developing design solutions in accordance with Military Aviation Authority (MAA) Regulatory Articles (RA’s).
Degree in an Electrical or Electronic Engineering discipline; or equivalent aircraft experience.
Proven knowledge and experience with the design and support of Airborne Radar, Avionics and Mission systems.
Significant experience working with industry on Radar and Avionics systems evolution.
Experience with using a requirements collation tool e.g. DOORS.
Understanding of RAF Aircraft Documents.
Understanding of military aircraft design regulations including MAA RA’s.
Strong focus on process and procedures within the existing airworthiness framework.
Flexibility to travel to support meetings.
Eligible for or holder of SC level security clearance (Raytheon will sponsor as required).
Knowledge and experience of the Bombardier Global Express Aircraft.
Knowledge of the Sentinel RMk1 Aircraft Radar, Avionics and Mission systems.
Demonstrable technical experience on a military aircraft programme.
Practical aircraft integration experience including knowledge of factors affecting installed performance of electrical systems such as loss budget, EMI/EMC, connector and termination selection, software integration etc.
Knowledge of aircraft certification basis and safety.
CEng or IEng Status with associated membership of a professional body such as the IET.
Experience at presenting technical data to a customer.
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About Raytheon UK
With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.
Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cyber security solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.
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25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s.
Enhanced sick pay scheme
Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
37hr working week with a 9 day fortnight (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements). Flexible working arrangements can be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold available).
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA) and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council. All Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.
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