Air Systems Electrical/Avionics Systems Engineer – CONTRACT

Raytheon Intelligence & Space  – Apply On Company Site

Summary of Role:

The Senior Air Systems Electrical / Avionics Design Engineer is required to undertake a role within the Aircraft Systems Design Team of Raytheon’s Airborne ISR business, supporting multiple aircraft bids and projects across all Raytheon Airborne ISR sites (Broughton, Harlow and Waddington). They will work within both civil and military environments and the successful candidate will report to the Head of Systems (Aircraft).

The work of the Aircraft Design Team includes providing technical solutions and developing modifications to aircraft, both military and civil. This can include the introduction of new aircraft avionic or mission systems, RF and antenna systems and electrical power generation/ distribution equipment/systems.

The successful candidate will also be part of the growing Airborne ISR Engineering Team which delivers aviation engineering expertise across a wide range of projects to both military and civil customers worldwide.

This role is ideally suited to a senior aircraft avionic engineer with industry related experience. The role offers an exciting challenge in supporting the Raytheon Airborne ISR programmes.

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Skills and Experiences


Degree or equivalent experience in electrical engineering, avionic engineering, physics or similar engineering or scientific discipline.

Proven and recent experience in the design, integration and certification of aircraft avionic and electronic systems at a senior level in either a civil or military environment.

Wide knowledge of current avionic and military sensors and systems.

Knowledge of aircraft power generation and distribution systems.

Understanding and experience of the Systems Engineering life cycle.

Experience of working within a multi-discipline engineering team within the aerospace industry.

Flexibility to travel / work extended hours to support meetings.


Proven record of successfully delivering Aircraft / Systems bid work.

Experience of customer facing environments.

Experience in the support of production organisations from within a design organisation.

Knowledge of civil and military modification and certification processes.

Experience in a position of authority (team leader/ deputy) within a design organisation.

Knowledge of EASA/ FAA certification requirements.

Knowledge of current military certification requirements.