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Eaton Corporation Senior Systems Engineer (Avionics/Electronics) in WIMBORNE, United Kingdom

Cobham Mission Systems, now part of the Eaton portfolio, have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer (Avionics/Electronics).

As the world's leading supplier of critical control solutions, Cobham Mission Systems helps customers increase the safety and mission capabilities of personnel and equipment in extreme environments.

Proven and trusted solutions include air-to-air refueling, fuel tank inerting, life support, space propulsion, weapons carriage and missile actuation that enable customers to achieve mission success.

As a Senior Systems Engineer (Avionics/Electronics), your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Manage all aspects of the Systems Integration activities for avionic equipment through their life cycle, from early development stage to in-service support including obsolescence management

  • Preparation of technical estimates for non-recurring costs and manpower REQUIREMENTS

  • Coordinate cross-functional teams, technical management of specialists such as design, performance and ILS engineers

  • Technical management of external suppliers and outsource providers;

  • Liaison with customers, internal and external

  • Requirements capture, allocation, derivation, validation and verification;

  • Interface definition and management - System, sub-system and equipment architecture definition, design and ANALYSIS

  • Preparation of technical specification and other project documentation;

  • Preparation and presentation of technical design reviews

  • Report progress to the program management and other business entities


As a Senior Systems Engineer (Avionics/Electronics), your experience and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Engineering or science degree or equivalent experience

  • Experience in avionics in an aerospace, military or civil environment

  • Familiar with recognized standards, Military/Civil Requirements

  • Strong communication skills

  • Commercial business acumen for the wider project responsibilities and resource coordination elements of the position


What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: AER MSD Mission System Division

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time