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Safran USA/Canada
Location: Canada
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Engineers
General information


Safran is an international high-technology group and tier-1 supplier of systems and equipment in the Aerospace and Defense markets. Operating worldwide, Safran has nearly 58,000 employees and generated sales of 15.8 billion euros in 2016. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and its share is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters. Safran is also features at the top of the "Happy at Work" ranking compiled by the website meilleures-entreprises.com, as one of the most popular companies for young engineers* and in the LinkedIn Top Attractors in France.

*Universum and Trendence surveys

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems. Its expertise encompasses the entire life cycle of its products, from design and manufacture to in-service support, repair and overhaul. Safran Landing Systems is a partner to 30 airframers working in the fields of civil, regional, business and military transport. Safran Landing Systems provides support for 27,000 aircraft making over 54,000 landings every day. Safran Landing Systems has a staff of more than 7,200 in Europe, North America and Asia.

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Job details

Main domain/Job field

Research, design and development - System engineering

Job title

Senior Systems Engineer

Employment type

Regular Full time

Professional category

Professional, Engineer & Manager

Part time / Full time


Job description

Duties and Responsibilities

•Assist in the Development and Certification of the Landing Gear System including Software and Complex Hardware(DO-178/DO-254)
•Liaise with customer(Airframer) and Airworthiness authorities on matters pertaining to certification and system development
•Define requirements applicable to the landing gear system. Definition of sub-system and component level requirements and SOW to support high level Landing Gear System requirements.
•Participate on Integrated Product Teams to define landing gear system requirements and design architecture
•Assist in the resolution of issues in development and “in service” programs
•Carry out trade studies to establish preferred systems architecture based on safety, performance and aircraft level requirements
•Responsible for systems integration into the aircraft and other aircraft systems
•Prepare technical presentations for the customer including coordination of the supplier input
•Assist Procurement with contract negotiations
•Conduct review of supplier technical documentation and participate in software audits
•Participate in test and development including integrated testing of aircraft systems as required
•Prepare/review certification documentation as applicable to the landing gear system and subsystems(specifications, safety, performance, hydraulic and electrical and test)

Travel specifictity

Some International and Domestic Travel is required

Candidate skills & requirements

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

Aerospace engineering background with a minimum 15 years of relevant experience

•Master degree in Engineering (Aeronautical/Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Engineering Physics or Engineering Science).
•Excellent knowledge and application of software/hardware requirements, analysis and V&V for applications in airborne equipment and systems per RTCA DO-178 and DO-254
•Familiarity with Landing Gear Systems components and function. (Electronic, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical)
•Experience dealing with Certification Authorities(EASA, FAA, IAC and TC)
•Excellent knowledge of SAE ARP-4754 and its application to multi-disciplinary Systems Development
•Experience with “DOORS” requirements management software
•Understanding and ability to apply safety, reliability and maintainability concepts
•Knowledge of applicable aerospace standards and airworthiness requirements
•Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
•Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
•Communication skills in French would be an asset

All applicants must meet the following requirements:

Minimum age of 18 years.

Controlled Goods Regulations (CGR), must be approved as mandated by Public Works & Government Services Canada and applicable contractual obligations.

Safran Landing Systems Canada Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. If there are any accommodations required during your visit please make us aware.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for interviews will be notified.

All notifications will be via e-mail, therefore, please ensure address is included, thank-you.

Job location

Job location

North America, Canada, Ontario, Toronto

City (-ies)


Candidate criteria

Minimum education level achieved

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum experience level required

More than 8 years

Additional Languages preferred

English (Fluent)

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