Flight Test Engineer

Key Accountabilities

  • Conduct of specified avionics/weapon systems assessment trials, to include Mission Computer Operational Flight Plan, avionics system integration/functionality and weapon aiming assessments.
  • Responsible for planning and execution of assessments (to include desk top, avionics rig and flight trials).
  • Production of trials documentation. (Evaluation & Test Strategy, Trials Instructions, Flight Test Cards).
  • Brief and Debrief aircrew during flight trials.
  • Analysis and assessment of rig and flight trial results.
  • Responsible for production of technical assessment report, to include Military Aircraft Release Recommendations.

Essential Skills

  • The candidate will preferably be educated to Degree level, alternatively, a Flight Test Engineer or an Ex Military Officer with relevant experience or aerosystems qualification.
  • Flight test trials experience would be advantageous.
  • Knowledge of aircraft avionics and weapons systems is desirable.
  • Understanding of military airworthiness processes is desirable.

Benefits Include:

  • Excellent Relocation Package
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Share Option Scheme
  • Good opportunities for career development, regular reviews and career planning.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme.
  • Free Parking

Successful applicants will be required to obtain UK MOD security clearance prior to appointment.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Salisbury, Swindon, Wiltshire, Chippenham, Trowbridge
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: TBD
Salary: £25k – £35k

paRef No: 144967-J42061A00061_786025

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