Flight Control Law Expert

Flight Control Law Expert

Job Title: Flight Control Law Expert
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Paris
Salary: in line with experience
Start Date: 2020-11-12
Reference: J141079
Contact Name: Francis Cook
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2020 11:56

Job Description

Are you a driven and ambitious engineer with the ambition to redefine mobility? Are you looking for a new opportunity that will truly challenge you?

KDC is working with a futuristic aerospace company in based in Paris that has assembled a team of world class engineers who are currently working on developing a unique hybrid propulsion aircraft. They have successfully completed several tests and have developed state of the art R&D facilities.

Our client is currently looking for an Control Law Development Expert to develop the control law for their new aircraft.

Your Day to Day:
• Review and technical approval of flight control law modifications
• Strong contribution in certification activities
• Further enhancements of the flight control laws
• Safety, performance, and handling quality assessments of the flight control laws
• Preparation and support of flight test activities, analysis of flight test results
• Contribution to analyses and trade-off studies together with chief engineering
• Coaching and mentoring of junior team members
• Actively shaping the processes and frameworks of the flight control law team
• Ad-hoc tasks and troubleshooting

Your Profile:
• M. Sc. in aeronautics/engineering/physics/informatics or similar degree
• Several years of professional experience in flight control development, fly-by-wire systems
• In depth experience with flight system dynamics, flight control, linear control systems
  • experience with the certification of flight control laws
• Very good skills in Matlab/Simulink
• Strong motivation to help build and shape your organisation, structures and processes
• High level of self-reliance with the ability to work in a team, as well as autonomously
• Target-oriented, driven work style with analytic problem solving skills required

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