The job specification is within the Aircraft Systems Integration (ASI) to work within the RMS UK Engineering & Technology (E&T) Team on the design, development, and testing for Airborne Mission Systems.
Will include a variety of technical functions, including technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, and analysis. They will ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions and acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. They will work closely within the design team and with aircraft Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and installers, to specify, design and implement installation of mission systems and work through Ground and Flight Trials, including Certification and Qualification.
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United Kingdom (UK)
Established in 1991, Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS), is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors. The LM RMS UK business, a leading provider of systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets.
Clearance Required for Role
Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?
Required skills, qualifications and experience
Provide expert knowledge and design support to the Lockheed Martin RMS UK E&T team by undertaking Aircraft Integration Engineering activities, specifically to support specification, design and supervision of an aircraft integration partner and associated work with the aircraft OEM through the whole project life-cycle, including:
Detailed reviews with customer and internal boards under the supervision of LM employees;
Use of CASE tools to correctly describe and link flow of requirements;
Detailed System Specification(SS)/Sub-System Specifications (SSS)/Software Requirement Specifications (SRS) derivation from customer requirements;
Review user requirements and ensure correct flow down throughout requirements, either via traditional development methods or Agile methodologies;
Preparation of Design Analysis Reports (DARs) to assess and recommend design solutions to requirements, including:
Aerodynamics for externally mounted equipment;
Mass/CG against cleared air vehicle envelope;
Integration with platform Nav systems;
Integration with platform comms system.
Preparation of Interface Requirement Specification (IRS)
Creation of solution/product System Definition Documents (SDD)
Develop Test system strategies
Support Integration, Test and verification
Review Test procedures
Support design for test systems relating to integration rigs
Support System verification and validation
Run System sell off tests to customer and create reports to show correct validation of requirements under the supervision of LM employees.
Support to Airworthiness
Demonstrable working knowledge of both EASA and MAA regulations to:
Support to A/C and training system on specification and issues arising;
Signatory for Flight Approval Documentation;
Compilation of flight approval documentation
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
Experience of Airborne Mission Systems and Training Systems development beneficial, in addition to being able to demonstrate the following skills:
Analysis of technical problems and the production of pragmatic solutions;
Resolution of issues in an effective productive manner;
Production and convincing presentation of proposal and design documents Customer and Supplier;
Ability to make rapid decisions;
Comfortable leading and working with a small team of people; good listening and debating skills;
Proven ability to produce innovative, technically compliant and cost effective solutions;
Practical experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (SysML, Rhapsody, Enterprise Architect);
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