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Senior Specialist Engineer, Systems

Raytheon UK
United Kingdom-Solihull
Closing date
19 Jan 2023

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Defence , Engineering, IT
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Software Developer
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As future technologies evolve towards the More Electric Aircraft, Collins Aerospace has a significant need for high performance electric motors and drives across its broad product portfolio. Electronic Controls & Motor Systems (ECMS) is creating a world-class capability in the design and manufacture of high performance electric motors and motor drive systems, working closely with other Collins Aerospace divisions both as customers and partners, to establish superior, differentiated technologies for future Motor Drive Systems.

Purpose of the Role:
This is a senior role within a team of highly motivated, skilled and experienced individuals working in a flexible engineering environment, whose primary activities relate to electrical motor drive systems.

Principle Accountabilities:
Extensive range of Systems Engineering skills, from Requirement Management to MBSE methodologies, System functions Simulation/Modelling/Analysis.
  • Knowledge of ARP4754A, ARP4761 and related standards for Validation & Verification as well as Safety
  • Experience with SE processes in all phases of the development lifecycle
  • Experience using MBSE methods and tools
  • Experience with DOORS requirements management
  • Experience working in a Change Control based environment
  • Requirements analysis and decomposition to HW/SW domains
  • Systems design
  • Systems validation & verification
  • Preparation of documentation in support of system qualification and aircraft certification.
Essential Requirements / Personal Characteristics:
  • Experience in complex safety-critical systems
  • A degree in Electrical, Electronic, Aeronautical, Systems or Control Engineering. Power Electronics background is an asset (as well as awareness of motor drive systems)
  • Working knowledge of MATLAB / Simulink
  • Good analytical skills and problem solving ability
  • Learning ability and desire to be at the forefront of engineering innovation
  • Experience of Motor Drive Products and Systems is an asset.
  • Knowledge of D0-160G guideline is an asset.
Competent in using the following tools
  • Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project tools.
  • Modelling languages implementing the SysML notation to support MBSE
  • Modelling tools, ideally Simulink/Matlab
  • Requirement Management tool - DOORS (DXL scripts)
From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks and/or learn new skills which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and, where necessary, training will be given.


Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Waddington, Broughton and Manchester.


Raytheon UK has six key sites. Our manufacturing hub is in Glenrothes in Fife where we employ more than 560 people. The aircraft systems integration takes place in Broughton, North Wales. We manage the Sentinel programme from RAF Waddington where we provide training and a wide range of development work for the RAF. At Gloucester and Manchester, our new cyber business centres conduct specialist research and software development work for customers, and finally there’s our technology centre in Harlow.


With more than 1,600 employees situated across England, Scotland and Wales, Raytheon UK continues to invest in its infrastructure and people as well as growing its graduate and apprenticeship programmes.


Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 96 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, Mass.

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