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Cockpit Systems Design Engineer



Kemble, Cirencester GL7, UK
Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023

At ZeroAvia, we’re clean sky thinkers. For the world to achieve truly clean, guilt-free flight, we need a scalable solution; hydrogen-electric powertrains. As a leader in zero-emission aviation and a UK Jet Zero Council member, we’re designing and commercialising hydrogen-powered solutions that will positively impact the future of aviation, global connectivity, and the world.

Engineering designs our next-generation hydrogen electric engines. Working across Hydrogen, Propulsion and Integration divisions, they solve technical problems and help decarbonize aviation by finding solutions for electric propulsion, hydrogen storage, fuel cell technology, power distribution, thermal management and more.

Cotswold Airport (Kemble) Join us at Cotswold Airport, home to some of our aircraft and the workplace of many ZeroAvians. Located just outside the historic market town of Cirencester, you’ll experience a workspace built by engineers for engineers. This is a high-velocity and fast-paced environment with good links to the M4 and M5, so it’s fitting that it’s also our UK Head Office.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified HMI design engineer to join our team and work on the design, installation, inspection, and maintenance of electrical wiring systems in aircraft. As a HMI design engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring the safety, reliability, and performance of the Cockpit systems design in accordance with the relevant regulations and standards.

Design and develop HMI installations, modifications, and repairs using CAD software and tools

Perform analysis and testing of HMI components and systems to verify compliance with specifications and requirements

Conduct inspections and audits of HMI installations and maintenance activities to ensure quality and conformity

Troubleshoot and resolve HMI issues and problems using diagnostic equipment and tools

Prepare and maintain HMI documentation, records, and reports in accordance with the applicable procedures and regulations

Provide technical support and guidance to other engineers, technicians, and operators on HMI related matters

Keep abreast of the latest developments and best practices in HMI Design


Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in electrical engineering, avionics engineering, or related field

Minimum 3 years of experience in HMI design and engineering in the aviation industry

Knowledge of HMI regulations, standards, and guidelines such as [AMC 20-21], [AMC 20-22], and [AMC 20-23]

Proficiency in CAD software and tools for HMI design and development

Experience in HMI analysis, testing, inspection, and troubleshooting

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills

Attention to detail and quality orientation

Diversity and inclusion:

As an emergent company shaping the aviation industry, we know that diversity fuels success and unlocks potential. We embrace being an equal-opportunity employer and actively seek individuals from diverse backgrounds. We value the multitude of skills, perspectives, and mindsets everyone can bring to the table. These experiences ignite creativity, originality, and growth. We proudly reject discrimination in all forms, including that based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.