Avionic Certification Qualification Engineer (d/f/m)

Job title: Avionic Certification Qualification Engineer (d/f/m)

Company: Airbus

Job description: Job Description:

A vacancy for an Avionic Certification Qualification Engineer (d/f/m) has arisen within Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth!

What can you expect?

The mission of the Avionic Certification Qualification Engineer is to demonstrate compliance of Airbus Helicopters products to the applicable airworthiness requirements, to ensure their in-service safety. This results in a challenging transverse position, including negotiation internally but also with Aviation Authorities world-wide, with great responsibilities, and a good overview on our products, on our systems and on our organization.

Within the Airworthiness Office, the Initial Airworthiness Department is responsible for leading the certification and qualification activities necessary to meet the development and deliveries milestones (new and retrofit) of the Super Puma, H175, H160, Dauphin, Light helicopters, H135, H145, Helionix and MRO programs.

These activities mainly cover:

  • The initial certification of our products
  • The certification of further steps (e.g. domain extension, new variant), and of Post-TC (after TC) design changes (including Technical Publications)
  • The serial and prototype helicopters ‚Permit to Fly‘
  • The initial as well as design change foreign validation
  • The management of schedule and priorities for all these certification activities
  • The support to deliveries
  • The support to offers

This position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.

What are your main tasks & accountabilities?

As part of Avionics Chief Airworthiness team, in direct contact with the Chief Engineer team, the different key contributors from the Design Office and Support Services, as well as with the Authorities (EASA, FAA, DGA), the job holder main missions will be:

Project Management:

  • Planning and piloting of avionics certification activities and reviews
  • Risk identification and mitigation
  • Managing priorities internally and with authorities (particularly with EASA Project Certification Manager)
  • Follow-up and reporting on compliance demonstration activities progress, fixing hard points, and ensuring on time completion of the activities
  • Ensuring interface with change board management process

Certification activities:

  • Identification and definition of the applicable certification basis (airworthiness and OSD) and CRI
  • Definition of certification logic, establishing corresponding certification program, with relevant support from the airworthiness experts
  • Validating compliance demonstrations proposed by the design office
  • Leading the helicopter level certification activities: consolidating the results of the compliance demonstration and declaring compliance at helicopter level to support their delivery
  • Establishing flight conditions approval files
  • Approving design changes under DOA privilege
  • Supporting, or leading as necessary, foreign validation approval according to delivery export need

This role will involve some travel for business in Europe and as such you must be able to travel accordingly.

We offer:

  • Challenging tasks for/with unique services and products
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in a professional and international work environment
  • Exciting development opportunities and perspectives
  • Extensive company training offers (eLearning and Classroom Trainings)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Compatibility of work and family life
  • Attractive remuneration
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Good connections to public transport and local parking facilities
  • Catering facilities on site

Required skills

You will have the following skills and experience:

  • Educated to a 5 years’ degree level (or equivalent) in Engineering or a related discipline
  • At least a few years of experience in avionics and/or system engineering (ARP4754, DO297, DO178-B, DO254) are a must
  • Knowledges in certification/qualification
  • Experienced in project management would be plus
  • Knowledge in airworthiness would be a plus
  • Negotiation level of English, German language would be a plus

We look forward to receiving your application and getting to know you!

Posting until 17.09.2021

This position will require a security clearance or will require being eligible for clearance by the recognized authorities.

Disabled applicants with equal qualifications will be given special consideration.

Please submit your CV in English or German.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company’s success, reputation and sustainable growth.


Contract Type: Permanent Contract / CDI / Unbefristet / Contrato indefinido

Experience Level: Professional / Expérimenté(e) / Professionell / Profesional

Job Family: Qualification & Operability

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Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

Airbus is, and always has been, committed to equal opportunities for all. As such, we will never ask for any type of monetary exchange in the frame of a recruitment process. Any impersonation of Airbus to do so should be reported to .

Expected salary:

Location: Donauwörth, Bayern

Job date: Sat, 06 Nov 2021 06:03:31 GMT

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