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Senior Systems Engineer – Safety Critical Flight Controls

194869 Requisition #

Senior Systems Engineer – Safety Critical Flight Controls

Do you:
  • Thrive on developing complex technical solutions for safety critical flight control systems?
  • Want to work on cutting edge, next generation development programs for global, best-in-class Aerospace Primes and OEMs?
  • Flourish in an environment of accountability and responsibility and believe work should be fun?
Then keep reading...

As a Senior Systems Engineer, in our Aircraft Group (AG), you’ll have substantial control over the effectiveness of the overall technical solution developed for primary and secondary flight control actuation systems. This includes, but not limited to, system design for performance and fault tolerance, interfaces, and control algorithms.


At Moog, our Senior Systems Engineers work on:

  • Defining and management of flight control actuation system requirements,
  • Building physics based models of flight control actuation systems system,
  • Determining use cases and stakeholders over the entire product lifecycle,
  • Decomposing requirements to other design functions and managing overall compliance and verification coverage, and
  • Achieving customer and internal objectives while balancing cost, schedule, and risk considerations
Here’s what to expect on a day to day basis:
  • Lead functional analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements decomposition and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into compliant and producible product specifications
  • Create system level models, design tools, and simulations necessary to support customer trades during early business development efforts and effectively derive design requirements to guide the cross-functional project team
  • Be responsible for the identification and definition of all verification and validation approaches for the system
  • Create concise reports and proposal write-ups that describe design decisions, test and analysis results, and anomaly investigations
 At a minimum you'll need to meet these qualifications:
  • BS or MS Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Computer or Systems Engineering, or related field, from an accredited university
  • 10 years of progressive experience in the field of System Engineering or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience with requirements management, verification and validation methods, control system design, integration and test
  • Project Engineering leadership skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills required
  • Team player with excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to obtain a government security clearance and access to Special Programs
  • Travel Requirements: Travel to other Moog sites, customer sites is required – 10-25% 
Preferred qualifications include:
  • Experience working with safety critical systems (including hardware and software)
  • Experience with hydro-mechanical and/or electro-mechanical actuation technologies
  • Experience with control of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM) using Space Vector Modulation (SVM)
  • Familiarity with Reference Frame Theory and Field Oriented Control of electric motors
  • Familiarity with control system design and aircraft flight control systems
  • Experience in Matlab / Simulink / Stateflow tools as a mechanism for driving requirements development
  • Proficiencies in Model-Based System Engineering as a framework for system architecture development

Moog’s Aircraft Group has been offering Superior Engineering and Advanced Technologies to the global Aircraft Market for over six decades. Bill Moog’s invention improved the technology for Fly-by-Wire flight controls used in today’s modern aircraft.


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About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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