Technical Expert, Engineering - Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) (Willing to relocate to Canada)

Date: May 5, 2024

Location: Westerham, GB, TN16 3BN

Company: Bombardier

Bombardier is a global leader, creating innovative and game-changing planes. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficeincy, reliability and safety. We are a global organization focused on working together with a team spirit.

In your role, you will

Be involved in developing knowledge and expertise on Highly Integrated Control Systems and Distributed Integrated Modular Architectures.

· Be involved with OEM requirement capture of IMA System Architecture, IMA Platform and Hosted Functions

· Be involved in defining roles and responsibilities associated with IMA System Integrator, IMA Application provider and IMA Platform provider

· Apply DO297 guidelines to help structure IMA development, safety and certification plans in collaboration with internal stake holders and suppliers

· Use the integrated tool chain provided by the platform provider to build and test IMA Applications, on the virtual test bench, and with the hardware in the loop

· Develop and implement methodologies and procedures to ensure that the architecture supports the safety, security and certification requirements and meet the needs of end users.

· Define standards for validation, verification and functional testing.

· Collaborate with the Project Lead to provide regular updates about the progress, design evolution risks, issues and roadblocks.

· Provide technical direction and recommendations in design reviews covering the hardware, software, data network aspects as well as the development processes.

· Advise organization on impact of new regulations affecting the architecture.

· Interface with the other stakeholders of the project, i.e. the advanced design group, the disciplines knowledge owners and the fellows of the engineering community, to get their support and ensure that technology is shared.

· Prepare technical documentation and reports capturing the analysis, the results of the activities and recommend the next steps.

· Operate to the defined schedule and cost objectives.

· Provide technical leadership to junior engineers and interns.

As our ideal candidate

You possess as a minimum a University degree in the field of computer/software/ electrical/aerospace engineering.

· You have experience with integrated systems architectures such as Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA)

· You have experience with complex aircraft systems development and integration.

· You have experience working with DO297 development, safety and certification guidelines

· You have strong experience with of aerospace communication protocols, e.g. AFDX, ARINC 429, ARINC 664p7, ARINC 661.

· You have experience with requirements development, validation, flow down and traceability

· You are familiar with networking communication protocol and related software development (UDP/IP, Ethernet ...)

· You have experience with Embedded Real Time Operating Systems (RTOS), like VxWorks 653, is an asset.

· Experience in software development for Critical Real-Time Embedded Systems, distributed Systems and related technologies (e.g. Networks, Processing, Software development cycles) is an asset.

· You master the ability to influence and work with minimum formal authority.

· You have sound engineering judgment and problem-solving skills, you are responsible and accountable, with a positive “can do” attitude, and can positively interact, communicate, and coordinate activities with peers, management, collaborators.

· You have strong oral presentation and technical writing skills in English and good functional French communication skills.

· An understanding of aircraft systems integration at aircraft level, their operation, ground and flight test aspects, component qualification, reliability and safety requirements and FAR Part 25 / CAR 525 certification process is an asset.

· Experience with model development of controller using Simulink type tools is an asset.

Bombardier is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other personal characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Laws.

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Job Technical Expert, Engineering - Integrated Modular Avionics (IMA) (Willing to relocate to Canada)

Primary Location Biggin Hill Service Center

Organization Aerospace Canada


Employee Status Regular