GBTS System Engineer (Synthetic Training Device)

Fly with us into the future and become part of the team at one of the most innovative aircraft manufacturers in the world.


Your place of work: Stans, Switzerland

Your Tasks

  • Define and derive system requirements based on customer contracts, market needs and product lifecycle to design Pilatus pilot training products, with a focus on one or more of the following areas: flight simulation and autopilot models, control loading systems and computer generated forces, Qualification Test Guide (QTG) and certification in accordance with EASA, FAA and ICAO standards.
  • Coordination of ground and flight data gathering activities with the Engineering business unit (flight physics, avionics, propulsion, mechanical systems), in support to flight simulations development.
  • Support the application of the V-model for the Ground Based Training System (GBTS) products as per the system engineering processes, procedures and quality management standards, with a focus on flight simulators and flight training devices development.
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders and support the technical activities required to design the system architecture, including inputs from hardware and software engineers to ensure correct, testable and verifiable system implementation.
  • Support system integration, installation, verification & validation (V&V) and through-life support activities, cooperating with project management, quality management, suppliers and customers.
  • Write and review technical documentation as part of the project/product lifecycle, inclusive of technical specifications, system requirements, system design specifications and technical memos whilst applying the ISO 15288 guidelines.

With this you convince us

  • Master degree in Aeronautical or Aerospace Engineering, with a focus on flight physics (particularly aerodynamics, flight dynamics and aircraft performance), avionics and complex systems.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in System Engineering as well as in programming with Matlab Simulink and C++, with a focus on one or more of the following areas: flight simulation and autopilot models, control loading systems and computer generated forces, complex models integration for flight simulators and training devices with hardware and software in the loop.
  • Experience with system engineering methodologies (e.g., MIL-498) and quality standards as well as with tools for requirements management (e.g., DOORS), agile project management (Jira) and for configuration management (e.g., Teamcenter).
  • Excellent social and communication skills with a fluency in English (spoken and written).
  • Ability to perform to tight deadlines and under pressure on parallel activities, prioritizing tasks with a structured approach and working equally well in a team or individually with a proactive attitude.

What we offer

  • A committed, international team and unique projects 
  • Flexible working hours and individual pension solutions 
  • Support for training and opportunities for personal and professional development 
  • Discounted meals in our staff restaurant and various discounts for employees 
  • Team events at which we celebrate our successes together 

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Your contact

Adis Efendic
Phone: +41 41 619 36 97

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