Software Engineer - Aircraft Systems Simulation

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    Crawley, West Sussex

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    Aerospace Software and Systems

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    Kevin Burke

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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Software Engineer - Aircraft Systems Simulation
Location: Crawley
End Date: 24/04/2019
Rate: Circa £50ph LTD


The candidate will have worked in the simulation industry of aviation and shall possess a good working knowledge of both civil and military Aircraft Systems. Ideally the candidate will have working knowledge of simulating (modern) Airbus aircraft e.g. A350 onwards or A400M to Level C or D simulations. This engineer will be working as part of an Aircraft System team and integrating with a wider project team.

The project is in the Integration & Test phase for a major update. The activities necessary are to support the testing and clearing down any raised discrepancies.

Site working maybe necessary with this role - Duration: 2 weeks (max), Locations: Europe


  • Working knowledge of civil and military Aircraft Systems
  • Simulation knowledge (Level C or D simulations)
  • C programming
  • Integrate Airbus Aircraft System models
  • Investigation and resolving discrepancy reports including raising Data Querys
  • Good working knowledge for many of the following Aircraft systems:
    1. Electrics : Electrics, Lighting Circuit Breakers
    2. Fuel : Fuel, AAR, Inerting
    3. Landing Gear : Landing Gear and Brakes
    4. Hydraulics
    5. Misc : Anti-Ice, Fire, Doors, Smoke
    6. Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)
    7. Warning System (CWS)
  • Integration and testing
  • Analytical knowledge of ARINC 429, AFDX, CAN


Knowledge in the following areas is desirable:

  • Understand and use of SCADE diagrams
  • Avionics relating to Aircraft Systems
  • Rehosts
  • Cargo Hold & Aerial Delivery System (CHADS)
  • DIS interfaces

Additional Security Information Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must hold or be eligible for UK MoD Security Clearance (SC level minimum).