Avionics Systems Engineer
Universal Avionics
 Duluth, GA

Requisition Number: AVION01026

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, test, and innovate avionics products
  • Architect product requirements and aircraft installations for safety and robustness
  • Develop precise and effective system requirements and generate and execute validation and test plans to verify implementation
  • Effectively design for and evaluate Human Factors considerations
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams during design, development, test, and integration
  • Develop product documentation contributing to the TSOA submittal to the FAA
  • Accurately estimate for new project demands by reviewing customer requirements, assessing against current products, and estimating delta work needed
  • Follow established development processes during the full product development life cycle
  • Act as customer-facing subject matter expert for all technical communications and meetings
  • Work directly with customer in support of their lab and aircraft testing, integration, and troubleshooting needs
  • Consistently complete work assignments in accordance with program milestones
  • Define and adapt requirements for simulated environment used for product testing

Required Skills

  • Highly proficient in fundamentals for Avionics Systems Engineering and architecture
  • Strong knowledge of compliance and regulatory requirements, i.e. TSOs, ACs, RTCA & SAE MOPS
  • Knowledge of avionics hardware and software development and qualification processes, such as DO-160, DO-178, DO-254
  • Ability to decompose customer requirements and translate into technical product requirements
  • Ability to work independently and self-direct
  • Strong problem-solving skills to develop innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communication technical knowledge effectively across all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively collaborate in an Integrated Product Team (IPT) environment
  • Ability to learn new technologies and expand skillset
  • Ability to manage competing needs for assigned project


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, with Systems, Computer, or Electrical preferred
  • Minimum 5 Years of experience
  • Familiarity with Flight Deck Avionics and Flight Management Systems

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pilot experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Atlassian JIRA, Polarion (or similar) requirements capture tool