System Engineer/Requirement Engineer

Kemble, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Full Time
Aircraft Integration & Testing
Senior Manager/Supervisor

ZeroAvia is a leader in zero-emission aviation, flying the world’s largest hydrogen-electric aircraft since September 2020. Our focus is the design and commercialization of hydrogen-powered aviation solutions to address a variety of markets, initially targeting short-haul, sub-regional commercial flights up to 500 miles. To date, ZeroAvia has secured the UK CAA and FAA experimental permit to fly for its 6 seat aircraft powered by hydrogen-electric powertrain, passed significant flight tests, and is on track for commercial deliveries by 2024. Its achievements to date were rewarded by the UK prime minister by inviting ZeroAvia as a member to the UK Jet Zero Council.

Zero Avia are looking for a Requirements Manager to primarily take ownership for the requirements management and requirements engineering activities across the Engineering Lifecycle. A large proportion of the role will be working across requirements related activities with a proportion assigned to support other Systems Engineering work packages as determined by the programme's schedule of work.

The Requirement Engineer will have experience in requirements capture, facilitating requirements reviews, aiding in the decomposition and allocation of requirements, ensuring requirements and verification/validation criteria meet acceptable standards, support and mature the requirements processes and methods across the Integrated Project Team.

Experience needed:

  •  Ideally qualified to degree-level or equivalent experience in a Physics or Engineering based subject, such as; Electronics, Hardware, Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering etc.
  •  Significant understanding of requirements engineering and management and the application of tools, processes and practices within this area
  •  Significant working knowledge of requirements management tools, with experience in application within large, complex engineering programmes
  •  Previous experience working as part of an engineering requirements team in implementing and managing requirements across the full development lifecycle
  •  Significant knowledge and experience of working to the V-Model, from Stakeholder and analysis to product certification and acceptance 
  •  Ability to operate both at a strategic and tactical level, with a willingness to engage directly to resolve detailed technical issues.


  •  Experience in the Aerospace/Defence or a safety regulated environment would be highly advantageous.
  •  Experience working collaboratively across a large team to achieve business improvement objectives
  •  Experience of planning, estimating and defining engineering tasks
  •  Knowledge/Experience of Systems Engineering methods of development
  •  Knowledge/Experience of the integration of Requirement management tools within engineering projects and/or a MBSE environment.


Diversity and inclusion

ZeroAvia is an equal opportunity employer and as a young company in the aviation industry, we value diversity and need people of different backgrounds that bring a plethora of skills, perspectives, and mindsets to the table that can spur originality, imagination, and creativity. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.


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