Senior Systems Engineer - Goldsboro, North Carolina United States - 37103


Job #: 37103
Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Job Location: Goldsboro, North Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
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Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


This client just won a large contract to develop new aerial delivery systems so this is an exciting opportunity for engineers to be able to develop a innovative product from inception to delivery. 


Responsible for various multi-disciplinary engineering tasks related to aircraft cargo handling systems with emphasis on functional analysis, requirements management, safety assessment and product reliability. Support development of aircraft cargo loading system with emphasis on structural integrity, customer specification and airworthiness of the product. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Selects appropriate methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to accomplish complex engineering tasks in creative and effective ways, developing standards and guidance for diverse engineering activities

Is consulted extensively by associates and others as a recognized authority within the field

Approach to problem solving balances technical product, cost and schedule

Exercises latitude and creativity in determining technical objectives of assignments

Makes decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative

Support design of aircraft cargo loading, cargo handling and aerial delivery systems with emphasis on system functionality, integrity, availability, performance and airworthiness to ensure flight safety and Part 25 certification

Prepare and review System Concept of Operations

Establish and manage high-level and low-level requirements for aircraft cargo loading, cargo handling and aerial delivery systems

Generate system deliverables and artifacts per ARP4754

Perform safety assessment process in accordance with ARP4761, including but not limited to, Functional Hazard Assessment (FHA), System Safety Assessment (SSA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), Common Mode Analysis (CMA)

Conduct, analyze the results and document simulation laboratory tests of cargo handling and aerial delivery control systems

Support flight test activities, including troubleshooting, validation and verification of cargo handling and aerial delivery control systems

Work with the Electrical Systems team to successfully develop the aerial delivery control system to DO-254 and DO-178 DAL A requirements

Participate in preparing proposal and other marketing documents to meet objective of the department

Prepare and review certification document in accordance with customer specification or Certification Authority requirement

Work independently to gather data and input on the development of original designs or adaptations of existing designs after having been given general instructions regarding purpose and parameters

Create, review and approve of technical documents reports covering the following topics:

  • System Description
  • System Safety Assessment
  • System Integration
  • System and Equipment Specifications
  • System and Equipment Compliance Documents
  • Environmental performance verification and qualification per DO-160, MIL-STD-810
  • Dynamic and Thermal Analyses
  • Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Action Requests (RCCA)
  • Detail and Assembly Drawings per ANSI Y14.100, including advancing the use of Model
  • Change Requests and Change Orders
  • All other duties as assigned


Core Competencies:

Commitment to company values and ethics

Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately

Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy

Advanced computer proficiency

Analytical skills: must be able to gather information and use data to determine cause and effect for complex problem solving

Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills

Independent: must have the ability to carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervision

Problem Solving: ability to develop and implement new ideas to improve processes

Must maintain strict confidentiality and professionalism

Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared

Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and effectively deal with tight deadlines and pressure situations


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:

Minimum: Bachelor of Science degree (B.S.) in Mechanical or Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering from a four-year college or university

Preferred: Master of Science degree (M.S.) in Mechanical or Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering or related field of study

Working knowledge of ARP4761 and ARP4754

Experience with IBM DOORS and CAFTA or similar Fault Tree Analysis tools

Knowledge of aircraft mechanical and electro-mechanical systems

Knowledge of reliability engineering theory

Experience in the troubleshooting of mechanisms in the context of the development cycle

Experience in the certification of mechanical and electro-mechanical components for civil or military aerospace applications

Software Safety experience is an asset

Experience in the creation, publication, and revision of engineering drawings in accordance with ANSY Y14.100 standards

Advanced Experience with SolidWorks toolset or equival

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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