Avionics Systems Engineer

ALTEN is a leader consultancy company divided in 3 different business units: IT, Engineering and Life and Science, operating in more than 30 countries worldwide by now. We have around 54,000 employees (88% engineers) working with our clients. ALTEN group has 6,500 Clients in various sectors such as pharmaceutical sector, aerospace, telecoms, finance, energy, automotive, public sector and more… As a company we support them with their expertise. In ALTEN Switzerland we have 450 Employees and 100 clients.


Are you passionate about technology and like to take on complex technical challenges? Do you want to work in exciting projects at renowned clients? At ALTEN we believe that knowing and meeting the expectations of our consultants is a key factor in our success. Our consultants make the difference. Do you want to make the difference too?




Avionics Systems Engineer

• Technical responsibility for the Primary and Secondary Flight Control System (PFCS/SFCS) for a FAR Title 14 Part 23/ EASA CS-23 aircraft

• Define requirements for the flight controls system and associated actuation to ensure compliance with regulations and customer specifications

• Layout PFCS/SFCS systems architectures and perform trade studies

• Support PFCS/SFCS design development in accordance with the flight controls safety objectives

• Systems modelling and analysis for systems’ performance predictions

• Verification/compliance to customer and certification requirements in DOORS

• Support flight controls systems and electro-mechanical actuations in the continued development of systems and components technologies

• Support the Mechanical Systems Engineering Team in the continued development of innovative aircraft systems and components

• Provide validation and verification of flight controls systems according to recognized processes (e.g. ARP5770, ARP4754A) • Technical management of vendor development projects

• Plan and lead flight controls systems rig tests

• Production of certification Engineering Reports for submission to EASA / FAA

• University degree in Aeronautical, Mechanical or Mechatronics engineering with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in aerospace mechanical systems

• Proven experience in PFCS/SFCS systems development, both conventional and fly-by-wire

• Knowledge of multiple Flight Controls Systems control skills are beneficial (flaps, trims, trimmable horizontal stabilizer, spoilers)

• Experience of component life cycle

• Knowledge of system development per ARP4754A and ARP4761

• Data analysis & reporting skills as well as flexibility for multitasking activities

• Extensive experience of producing high quality Engineering Reports in English

• Proven strong vendor management skills

• Ability to lead Validation and Verification activities to comply with certification requirements of FAR Title 14 Part 23/ EASA CS-23 regulations

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