Grafton Technology

Avionics Architect

Job Reference: GTL-2021-03-104

Location: Harwell, United Kingdom

Immediate start!

The role is a permanent position and the successful candidate will be based in Harwell, UK ( remote working could be arranged) 


The main duties and responsibilities may include:


  • Manage customer avionics requirements and propose a compliant solution
  • Conduct trade-offs and establishing the avionics architecture

  • Manage interfaces between subsystems/ equipment (RTU, SMU, OBSW,…), between hardware and software

  • Propose system development strategy for the Avionics to mitigate schedule risks and budget constraint

  • Critically review inputs from suppliers

  • Conduct design and qualification review (PDR, CDR, TRR, FAR)

  • Liaise with customers and subcontractors on technical issues

  • Mentoring of team members to grow our client´s capability

  • Support bids providing technical insight as well as costing inputs

  • Manage avionics work packages

Qualifications, Skills & Experience :


  • Degree level qualification in a discipline associated with Space Engineering (such as aerospace/astronautics/mechanical engineering) or related subjects
  • Experience in satellite command and control, satellite data acquisition, processing and storage
  • Familiar with On-board data-handling, on board software, AOCS, FDIR


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