• TS596 - Air Traffic Management Safety Engineer

  • Accepted file types: pdf, png, jpg, doc, docx, Max. file size: 50 MB.

Job Description

Air Traffic Management Safety Engineer

Location: Boscombe Down, Wiltshire or Malvern, Worcestershire.

Salary Up to £62,000pa.

To provide Air Traffic Management (ATM) skills to external and internal clients and to assist in the development of business growth.

The primary output for this role will be provision of ATM expertise to deliver defined artefacts in support of projects to our clients. Artefact production will cover the whole range of Safety Management System (SMS) documentation for ATM, and the applicant should possess analytical skills to examine evidence to support a safety argument. Ability in the use of appropriate tools and techniques together with excellent report writing skills is essential for the delivery of output.

The successful candidate will need to be flexible to work in a variety of locations to meet customer and internal business needs.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Act as Technical Lead on ATM safety engineering projects, dealing directly with customers.
  • To work as a member of a team on wider ATM related projects, including ATM safety engineering consultancy to military and civilian clients.
  • To develop and grow business with our existing clients.
  • Identify and establish good relationships with new clients and be able to develop propositions in conjunction with them.
  • Actively participate in the management of the ATM team.
  • Work with, and advise other technical subject matter experts (SMEs) across the business in responding to client requests.

Key Capabilities/Knowledge:

  • A Safety Consulting/Engineering role with experience of applying Safety skills to Air Traffic Management (ATM)
  • Working experience in a civil or military Air Traffic Management organisation at a senior level (e.g. NATS, Serco, MOD MAA, ADATS or future ATM equipment delivery).
  • A deep understanding of technical, safety and operational aspects of ATM.
  • A broad knowledge of technologies supporting ATM is essential coupled with an understanding of how they are used to provide safe ATM services.
  • Knowledge of key current and future ATM technologies – both ground and aircraft based.
  • Knowledge of communication, navigation and surveillance areas is essential. Communications: VHF/UHF analogue/digital systems, HF Systems, Satellite communications, Ground networks e.g. AFTN, CIDN, ATN, IPv6, VoIP, Tactical Data Links, Concepts such as SWIM, PENS Navigation: Conventional navigation systems e.g. GNSS, VOR, DME, ILS, MLS, NDB, Concepts such as PBN, RNP, RNAV.
  • Surveillance: Primary and Secondary radar with emphasis on Mode S, ADS-B, ADS-C, WAM/MLAT.
  • Knowledge of ATM infrastructure evolution to meet the challenges of air traffic growth, as exemplified by the SESAR work programme.
  • Knowledge of ATM technical standards as developed by ICAO, EUROCAE, EUROCONTROL.
  • Proven experience of leading teams in an aviation environment.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Safety Qualification at Masters Level or equivalent
  • Technical qualification in an Engineering discipline
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both oral and written
  • Strong organisational skills to include the ability to work flexibly and react to changing priorities, persuasive and responsive