Avionics Systems Engineer

  • Confidential
  • Lombard, IL 60148, United States
  • Jun 19, 2015
Full time Aerospace Engineer

Job Description

  Company Description     Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Nasdaq: ENT) is a worldwide provider of media content, technology, and connectivity solutions to the travel industry. Through the industry’s most comprehensive product and services platform, Global Eagle Entertainment provides airlines with a wide range of inflight solutions. These include Wi-Fi, movies, television, music, interactive software, as well as portable IFE solutions, content management services, e-commerce solutions and original content development. Serving over 150 airlines worldwide, Global Eagle Entertainment delivers exceptional quality and value to its customers to help them achieve their passenger experience objectives. The company’s headquarters are located in Los Angeles, California, with offices and teams located in North America, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, Africa, Oceania and South America.   Find out more at www.globaleagleent.com     Job Description     Engineering position to support the Row 44 Aircraft Design and Certification Engineering team. The role will focus on the Design, Installation and Development of the Row44 Connectivity system onboard Commercial Aircraft. Includes system interface development, equipment placement and all certification aspects pertaining to the installation design and certification.  The position will also support sustaining current installations and designs for the Row44 customer base to make minor and major changes to existing documentation in support of system upgrades and modifications.  Duties may also include development and qualification of new LRUs for use in the Row44 Connectivity System.     Key responsibilities:   •    Review and develop Row44 System Installations and Designs so as to ensure compliance with applicable regulations •    Verify that the maintenance program is amended to reflect adherence to technical requirements •    Take action as required to incorporate applicable changes that are determined to provide benefits in accordance with departmental objectives and management directives •    Responsible for the understanding, periodic review, implementation, update, and currency of the Avionics and Electrical system components of the Row44 Connectivity System •    Conduct root cause analysis for avionics and electrical system/component problems which may cause aircraft delays, cancellations, substantial expenditures in manpower or materials, or interruptions in maintenance operations. Initiates the action required to remedy any undesirable condition(s) detected for the Connectivity System •    Develop technical data required for Row44 STCs on aircraft avionics and electrical systems and components •    Obtains regulatory approval for modifications of avionics and electrical systems and components in support of Row44 modifications •    Initiate action required to ensure that source documents affected by engineering actions are updated and reflect current data, configuration, and accuracy •    Develop customized procedures and special criteria for repairs, modifications, inspections, servicing, and other maintenance actions which are not adequately addressed in existing manuals for Row44 Connectivity System integration •    Provide engineering documents such as Engineering Orders (EO) and drawings to provide technical dispositions for repairs, modifications, inspection, or other maintenance actions on Row44 System •    Evaluate new methods, materials and equipment, which may provide cost benefits, and takes action to incorporate justified changes •    Establish build specifications for Row44 avionics and electrical system components  

Job Requirements:

    Qualifications     •    Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Aerospace Engineering, with an avionics background including, but not limited to, Communications, Electrical Power, and Information Systems •    Minimum three (3) years experience in the airline industry •    Knowledgeable background in aircraft electronics, avionics systems, power distribution and cabin electronics •    Background in troubleshooting aircraft avionics and system problems •    Experienced in systems integration •    Working knowledge of Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) governing aircraft certification and maintenance •    Airbus/Embraer experience preferred but not required •    Flexible work schedule required may include shifts, weekends, and/or holidays •    Able to maintain a regular work schedule and be punctual •    Organizational fit for the Row44 Team, that is, exhibit the company values •    Pass a ten (10) year background check, pre-employment drug test, and criminal history records check (CHRC) •    Legally eligible to work in the USA     Additional Information     Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:    •    Computer literate in Microsoft software such as Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, CAD Software such as AutoCAD &  Solidworks •    Reliability analysis skills to identify root cause of systems problems •    Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical abilities •    Able to communicate technical issues in an assertive and tactful manner •    Project management skills •    Ability to manage and coordinate several tasks and projects simultaneously  Equipment:  •    Computer and other office equipment Work Environment:  •    Regular work shifts, some on-call duties and moderate travel may be required to various locations (worldwide)    Please note: only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

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