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Landing Gear Technical Lead- Systems



United Kingdom
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

About the job you’re considering

Capgemini Engineering is looking to hire 3 talented Principal-level Systems Engineers with extensive Landing Gear experience to join our flagship team. You will be coming in from the start, helping to shape and mold our Landing Gear Capabilities and provide end-to-end products to various clients throughout the aerospace sector.

We're looking for individuals who can help with all stages of the system lifecycle, and the vision to help develop and define the future of Landing Gear.

If this sounds like something you may be interested in, we'd love to arrange a call to go over the next steps in your career.

Hybrid working: The places that you work from day to day will vary according to your role, your needs, and those of the business; it will be a blend of Company offices, client sites, and your home.

Your Role

  • To lead and undertake Engineering activities covering a broad variety of Landing Gear Systems & Equipment Engineering tasks, delivering integrated technical solutions related to landing gear structure, braking, steering, extension, and retraction systems.
  • To ensure all engineering activities are in line with cascaded requirements and verified to demonstrate compliance with applicable airworthiness regulations and design requirements.
  • Experience in leading and driving system/equipment related modifications from initial definition to certification.
  • Lead complex activities covering all parts of equipment development, covering both Systems and Equipment tasks.
  • Ability to lead a project team of mid-level/junior engineers interfacing to ensure the development of an integrated technical solution.
  • Ensuring adherence to budget and schedule for each task managing and mitigating risks/opportunities and communicating in a timely manner.
  • Provide a responsive, customer focused service to external and internal clients.
  • Interface with external customers/suppliers on technical aspects and instill confidence on leading technical solutions.
  • Conducting technical investigations and root cause analysis to ensure project technical performance.
  • Develop technical solutions and recommendations for in-service issues and create value for our client.
  • Modifications/Improvements to existing Landing Gear Structure and Systems Equipment’s.
  • Assessment of supplier documentation to support certification activities.
  • Participate actively in design reviews.
  • Support Validation and Verification activities using DOORS.
  • Prepare technical reports to show compliance to the applicable certification requirements.
  • Create design office documentation such as technical reports, specification requirements, test procedures and certification documents.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to production and flight tests.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to Customer Services Engineering and Product Safety.
  • Assess T&E plans/procedures and improve/amend where required System and sub-system-level requirements management and generation of system/sub-system-level specifications for the Main and Nose Gear, Wheel, Tyre and Brake as required by the program.

So, what do you need?

  • A basic awareness of Aircraft and Aircraft System Qualification and Certification.
  • Full V-cycle development (from feasibility study until certification)
  • Experienced in DOORS updates.
  • Knowledge of the following aerospace standards: ARP4754, ARP4761 DO160,
  • DO178, DO254, AFDX, ARINC 429
  • Knowledge in aircraft systems: especially Hydraulics, Fluid Mechanics is added advantage.
  • Knowledge on Landing Gear focusing on Breaking; Steering Control System.
  • System engineering focusing on V&V tasks.
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Working on Airbus Family Aircraft – familiar with Airbus process & methodology.
  • Experience in the use of one or more of the following designs, or modelling/simulation or requirements capture applications would be advantageous:
  • Catia V5, MSC ADAMS, MALAB, Simulink or IBM DOORS

Your Security Clearance

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)​

To be successfully appointed to this role you will need to undergo Baseline Personnel Security Standard checks. ​

There are no nationality or residency restrictions, although if you have resided outside of the UK within the last 3 years, further checks may be required.​

There are other criteria and checks required for BPSS, and throughout the recruitment process, you will be asked questions about your security clearance eligibility such as, but not limited to, country of residence and nationality.

What does 'Get the Future you want' mean for you?

  • Competitive total reward package​- We realise a Total Reward package should be more than just compensation. At Capgemini we offer range of core and flexible benefits and have a Peer Recognition Portal called Applaud. ​
  • Flexibility to work your way​- You will be encouraged to have a positive work-life balance. Our hybrid-first way of working means we embed hybrid working in all that we do and make flexible working arrangements the day-to-day reality for our people. All UK employees are eligible to request flexible working arrangements. ​
  • Impactful Experiences​- You will reimagine what’s possible: creating value for the world’s leading organisations through technology to build a sustainable, more inclusive future. You will work with a range of clients all with a unique set of business, technological and societal ambitions, which will make a real impact across the UK.​

Why you should consider Capgemini Engineering

Growing clients’ businesses while building a more sustainable, more inclusive future is a tough ask. But when you join Capgemini, you join a thriving company and become part of a diverse collective of free-thinkers, entrepreneurs and industry experts. A powerful source of energy that drives us all to find new ways technology can help us reimagine what’s possible. It’s why, together, we seek out opportunities that will transform the world’s leading businesses. And it’s how you’ll gain the experiences and connections you need to shape your future. By learning from each other every day, sharing knowledge and always pushing yourself to do better, you’ll build the skills you want. And you’ll use them to help our clients leverage technology to grow their business and give innovation that human touch the world needs. So, it might not always be easy, but making the world a better place rarely is.

About Capgemini Engineering

Capgemini is a global business and technology transformation partner, helping organizations to accelerate their dual transition to a digital and sustainable world, while creating tangible impact for enterprises and society. It is a responsible and diverse group of 340,000 team members in more than 50 countries. With its strong over 55-year heritage, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to unlock the value of technology to address the entire breadth of their business needs. It delivers end-to-end services and solutions leveraging strengths from strategy and design to engineering, all fueled by its market leading capabilities in AI, cloud and data, combined with its deep industry expertise and partner ecosystem. The Group reported 2023 global revenues of €22.5 billion.​

Get The Future You Want |​

At Capgemini Engineering we value excellence, care, responsibility, dynamism and innovation. We offer a job with variation that leaves plenty of room for initiative and development. In fact, we are not just offering you a job, we’re inviting you to be part of our community where we will provide you trainings, tools & grounds for professional and personal growth. Each career experience is assorted by an attractive salary package.​


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