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Senior Electrical Design Engineer (Avionics)

Date: 06-Mar-2023

Location: Boscombe Down, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ


Job title: Senior Electrical Design Engineer (Avionics)                                                                                                                                                                Location: Salisbury


The full benefits package includes – Contributory pension scheme, share incentive plan, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, childcare vouchers, holiday vouchers, other leisure discounts, etc.


About the role


This is a superb and exciting opportunity to become an active and influential part of an extensive and experienced team, providing electrical design expertise to various civil and military aircraft modifications. The successful Senior Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for the delivery of quality, safe, avionic electrical system designs to time and budget as part of the Aviation Engineering Centre (AEC) team at Boscombe Down.


What do I need?


  • You should have extensive experience being an Electrical Design Engineer within the Air domain.
  • The Senior Electrical Design Engineer should have some experience using Solidworks but this is not essential.


What will I be doing?


The Senior Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for designing safe, compliant, fit for purpose, avionic electrical systems for both military and civil platforms, owning designs from concept to completion. You will oversee delivery of electrical designs, ensuring that all applicable customer and regulatory requirements are met. The Senior Electrical Design Engineer will generate estimates for new projects, based on aircraft design surveys that you lead, as well as creating system architectures, avionic electrical design data and integration wiring diagrams from a developed understanding of customer requirements. You will also identify testing requirements to support system certification, as well as actively supporting installations / trial teams on aircraft, working through any post design issues and creating any supporting documentation that might be required. Also as a senior member of the team, the Senior Electrical Design Engineer will also act as a role model and mentor to colleagues with less experience.


Why Join QinetiQ?


As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential.


Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.


About QinetiQ


As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.