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Senior Technologist - Whole Aircraft (12 month FTC)

Posted: 26 February 2021 12:00:AM

We are looking for a highly capable Technologist to join our Whole Aircraft team (up to Senior Technologist level).

Reports to:

Stuart Gates


On Application



About the role

This role reports to the Head of Technology – Whole Aircraft and is a 12 month FTC.

  • Support the development of whole aircraft modelling approaches and toolset in the ATI to provide a critical whole aircraft technical and economic assessment capability
  • Develop aircraft systems models using the ATI toolset
  • Assess the technical and economic benefits of technologies from ATI programmes using the ATI whole aircraft models
  • Support the development of the whole aircraft aspects of the integrated ATI technology strategy
  • Support and lead elements of the UK whole aircraft and aerodynamics technology communities through appropriate committees, events etc. for UK companies, academia and relevant national technical committees
  • Support the assessment of ATI Programme funding applications in partnership with UK Government departments and agencies

About you

Professional qualities

  • Degree qualified in Engineering, Mathematics or Physical Sciences and will be working in a professional role.

Demonstrate competence in one or more of the following:

  • Aircraft conceptual design and use of aircraft conceptual design tools and techniques
  • Aerodynamics, or related discipline (e.g. aeroelastics)
  • Aircraft systems architectures and weights
  • Aircraft engine performance
  • Civil aircraft economics
  • Competence in MATLAB is desirable

Personal qualities

  • Confident in leading a group of peers
  • Self-starter
  • Energy and drive to deliver
  • Comfortable with a high level of ambiguity
  • Good at influencing other people
  • Good networker
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK. Closing date: 26th February 2021


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