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Aircraft Systems Safety Engineer

  • Kemble, UK
  • Engineering

At ZeroAvia, we’re clean sky thinkers. For the world to achieve truly clean, guilt-free flight, we need a scalable solution; hydrogen-electric powertrains. As a leader in zero-emission aviation and a UK Jet Zero Council member, we’re designing and commercialising hydrogen-powered solutions that will positively impact the future of aviation, global connectivity, and the world.

You will become a solution-focused champion in our high-velocity culture. We value results and efficiency and prioritise achieving our mission most effectively and innovatively possible. You’ll be part of our unified team to create solutions and solve problems, If you’re eager to take radical ownership and are unafraid to ask questions or challenge the status quo, then we want you to be part of our Clean Sky Thinking.


Working within the Office of Airworthiness and System Safety Team as part of a CAA Part 21J Design Organisation the Systems Safety Engineer is responsible for;
· Conducting Qualitative and Quantitative Safety Analysis at System and Aircraft Level to ARP4761 (FHA, PSSA, FTA, SSA, FMECA, CCA, PRA, CMA etc.
· Generating safety requirements for the system and sub-system design teams and working collaboratively to ensure compliance
· Creating reasoned safety arguments for complex and novel systems and communicating these to relevant stakeholders


Essential Experience/Qualifications:
· Aeronautical Degree or equivalent experience in aerospace industry
· At least 5 years of practical experience in a similar role
· Strong working knowledge of Aircraft Safety Assessment following ARP4761 (or equivalent standard) including FHA, FTA, FMEA, CCA etc.
· Awareness of commercial aerospace certification regulations; Part 23/ CS-23, Part 33/ CS-E, SC-E-19 etc.
· Good working knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and ALARP justifications

Desirable Experience/Qualifications:
· Knowledge of Reliability prediction techniques e.g., MIL-HBK-217F
· Knowledge of systems development following ARP4754 (or equivalent standard)
· Knowledge of Software Certification to DO-178B/C or Hardware Certification to DO-254
· Knowledge of safety assurance techniques for new safety critical products / components
· Knowledge of airworthiness cyber security assessment to DO-326A
· Previous approval as Part 21J Compliance Verification Engineer for Systems Safety
· General experience of working within a Part21J Design Organisation environment

Diversity and Inclusion

As a young company shaping the aviation industry, we know that diversity fuels success and unlocks potential. We embrace being an equal-opportunity employer and actively seek individuals from diverse backgrounds. We value the multitude of skills, perspectives, and mindsets everyone can bring to the table. These experiences ignite creativity, originality, and growth. We proudly reject discrimination in all forms, including that based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

📈 Stock Options

🏡 Relocation support

🏖️ Holiday: 25 Days + Public Holidays

🍴 Kemble Location: Free Lunch

🔋 EV Club and Kemble Free EV Charging

🛩️ Flying Club: 5 free hours of flying lessons + Discount on Pilots License (PPL)

👩🏽‍⚕️ Private Healthcare: Plus Dental, Optical, Mental health support

💸 Salary sacrifice schemes: EV Club, Curry's Tech, Cycle to Work and Ikea Furniture

💰 Weekly Spot Bonuses

👩🏼‍⚖️ Income protection and Legal support

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