System Safety Design Engineer

2Excel Aviation Ltd is an innovative aviation services group and an employee owned company, we are an industry leader in specialised and innovative solutions for aviation’s most complex challenges. Our success is based on the talented and experienced people that make up our workforce.

We are recruiting for a System Safety Engineer to join our team in Doncaster on a permanent, full-time basis. The preferred candidate will ideally have demonstrable experience of performing System Safety engineering tasks in accordance with SAE ARP 4761, MIL-STD-882, or DEF STAN 00-56.

Key duties will include:

  • Engaging with design engineering team to inform design of large and small aircraft mission system design changes to ensure that safety is designed in
  • Working across a range of electrical power and mission avionic system designs on both civil and military aircraft
  • Provide technical leadership of the System Safety engineering activities
  • Lead projects to a successful outcome by setting the safety plan, coordinating safety support with internal and external customers, influencing designs, driving proactive safety team engagement, and resolving technical issues
  • Performing detailed Safety analyses using analysis techniques such as Hazard Assessment, Fault Tree Analysis, Functional Failure Analysis and Development Assurance Level Assignment

The ideal candidate will have the following skills & experience:

  • Aviation experience highly desirable with knowledge of EASA Part 21J and G and/or UK CAA BCAR and/or DAOS. We will consider applicants who have experience in other regulated environments that are able to demonstrate the ability to transfer their skills
  • A relevant Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of the following: ARP4754A, RTCA DO-178B/C and RTCA DO-254
  • Knowledge/Experience of IEC 61508 and other safety methodologies
  • Ability to conduct detailed Safety analyses of complex Systems

· Knowledge and Understanding of Reliability Engineering function and how its outputs (e.g. Reliability Prediction and FMEA) integrate with the safety analyses.

This role will require candidates to be flexible to work from our main site in Doncaster, a hybrid working model may be considered.

In return we can offer you a competitive salary dependent on previous experience, generous holiday allowance, private health care and a company pension. In addition, you will become an Employee Owner as part of our Employee Ownership Trust (EOT).

Applications by way of CV and cover letter to


2Excel is committed to promoting equitable treatment, encouraging diversity, and embracing inclusion in our recruitment processes and among our workforce.  We are proud to be recognised as a Disability Confident Employer.

  • Company: 2 Excel Aviation
  • Location: Doncaster
  • Job details: Full-Time
  • Salary: Competitive