Systems Engineer (Aerospace)

Job Locations UK-Bristol | UK-Derbyshire-Derby | UK-Lancashire-Preston | UK-United Kingdom
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(8/17/2022 1:20 PM)
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Systems Engineering




Stirling Dynamics is recruiting Systems Engineers with aerospace industry experience to join the team.


Due to recent contract wins, and supporting continued growth, Stirling Dynamics are looking for talented Systems Engineers at all levels and grades to join our Systems & Safety team supporting key aerospace projects in the civil aerospace and eVTOL markets.


This role will be predominantly based in our 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 Expleo offices in Preston or Derby if preferred. We will also accept hybrid working or fully remote working. 


As part of the Systems & Safety team, our Systems Engineers are responsible for the delivery of systems support to our business and our clients which includes activities such as:

  • Elicitation of system/equipment level requirements from customer requirements
  • Supporting design, development & certification activities including V&V (Validation and Verification)
  • Preparation and checking of documentation for the design process
  • Running/supporting/attending internal/external design reviews
  • Supporting certification planning activities, test analysis and documentation
  • Supporting system and equipment level modifications
  • Working to resolve in-service issues


  • Candidates will ideally be degree qualified in a related discipline


 The ability to lead activities within a team, work package creation, management, and delivery

The personal qualities of the candidates will be key to success in this role which demands a self-motivated attitude, a professional approach, and good organisational skills. Candidates must be able to identify with the characteristics and qualities detailed below:

  • An ability to manage multiple tasks, to work independently when required, and the organisation and drive to follow defined processes through to a successful outcome
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including a diplomatic and professional approach when dealing with people
  • The confidence to question practices and the willingness to question to gain a full understanding of issues
  • The capability to work efficiently and accurately, with an attention to detail, and the discipline to self-manage


The ability to lead activities within a team, work package creation, management, and delivery


Competitive Package (Grades 3 – 6, £27,000 – £52,000 dependent 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.