Aerospace DO-254 System / Hardware / Electronics Engineer

Job Locations UK-Bristol | UK-Derbyshire-Derby | UK-Lancashire-Preston | UK-United Kingdom
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(8/25/2022 9:23 AM)
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Electrical Engineering




Stirling Dynamics is recruiting DO-254 System / Hardware / Electronics Engineers to join the Software & Electronics Hardware team.


The primary focus of the role will be to support the design and development of our electric actuator controller products for Urban Air Mobility eVTOL aircraft.


This role will be predominantly based in the Stirling Dynamics Bristol office with occasional travel to our clients’ sites as required. As part of our commitment to flexibility, our staff can choose to work from the offices of our parent company, Expleo, in Preston or Derby if preferred. We will also accept hybrid working or part-time working. 


  • Provide technical and engineering know-how to deliver DO-254 projects through to certification
  • Plan, design, specify, verify and validate electronic controllers for electromechanical aerospace systems 


  • Engineering degree - ideally with an electronics bias, or relevant experience


  • Professional attitude
  • Good communicator – both written and verbal
  • Flexible, can-do approach
  • Enjoys working in a team and collaborating
  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple simultaneous requirements
  • Pragmatic and systematic by nature
  • Self-motivated to see tasks through to successful completion


  • Minimum of 5 years aerospace product development experience on DO-254 projects
  • Operated at Senior or Principal Engineer level
  • Deriving and specifying hardware requirements
  • System electronics architecture design and specification of both simple and complex electronics
  • power electronics and motor drive design
  • DO-254 planning and development phases including SOI audits
  • Applied knowledge of DO-160 
  • CAN comms interface electronics
  • Electromechanical Position Sensors – LVDT, RVDT and encoders
  • FPGA based systems


Grade 5-7 (£45k - £60k+) depending on experience



We offer a range of benefits to our employees to recognise their efforts. Playing hard is equally as important as working hard, so regular events are held throughout the year which provide an ideal opportunity to mix socially.