Landing Gear Systems Senior Engineer

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    Karen Mullineux

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    2 years +

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Landing Gear Systems Senior Engineer

Fixed Term 2 Years

Attractive Salary + Benefits

There is an attractive support and benefits package which has been designed to:

  • Ensure that employees are supported when moving overseas
  • Maintain individual standard of living
  • Enable flexibility and choice

Role Overview

Landing gear system requirement definition, functional/physical architecture design, modelling/simulation, system integration and development testing (if applicable) of system that is composed of nose/main gears, wheels/brakes, steering, retraction/extension and arresting hook. It also covers supplier selection and management activities for landing gear system.

The main responsibilities of the job include:

  • Requirements capture and definition, concept/trade studies, specification, design and development, qualification, clearance and certification planning.
  • Functional/physical architecture design.
  • Equipment engineering, including equipment selection, specification, supplier management and liaison.
  • Interface with Airframe and Design engineering to integrate systems at Air Vehicle level.
  • Liaison with specialist departments to define system requirements and integrate systems.
  • System analysis, modelling and simulation.
  • System safety analysis.
  • Supporting development of plans, programmes and statements of work.

Proven Ability/Skills will ideally include:

  • Effective communication and collaborative team working.
  • Proven ability of several phases of the Product Lifecycle, particularly early life cycle and understanding of phase reviews is desirable.
  • Proven ability of supplier management.
  • Ability to apply significant engineering judgement to solve problems.
  • Ability to be creative and innovative.
  • Proven ability in modelling software tools such as Matlab is desirable.
  • Knowledge of relevant engineering standards (including safety and environmental regulations).


  • Must hold or be eligible for a UK/NATO security clearance