High Integrity Software Manager 


F/T, permanent

Up to £80,000pa plus benefits


I am currently recruiting for an experienced Software Manager to join an established yet growing manned and unmanned operations and technology organisation on a permanent basis.


Based in Bristol, this role offers a flexible and competitive package, a grown-up approach to working and the chance to develop your career within one of the fastest growing sectors in aviation.


Our business is rapidly expanding in one of the most exciting and technically challenging areas of aerospace: that of Urban and Advanced Air Mobility. 


You will have experience of working in an avionic systems design setting and knowledge of flight control systems and key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


Leading on systems integration activities

Developing system requirements and avionics architecture for the flight control system, including the selection of sensors, inceptors and actuators

Engaging with EASA 

Supporting flight test activities

Participating in standards activities such as EUROCAE WG-112


It is essential that the post-holder has experience of avionics systems design, experience of fault-tolerant system architectures for safety-critical systems and also knowledge of flight control systems.


Although based in Bristol, occasional travel to Salisbury may be required. A flexible, hybrid approach to work is encouraged where the role allows.


Desirable but not essential


  • Knowledge of SAE ARP4754A
  • Knowledge of EASA CM-SWCEH-001
  • Knowledge of RTCA DO-254
  • Knowledge of EASA SC-VTOL
  • Knowledge of flight dynamics and flight models
  • Experience of Simulink



Candidates must be eligible to obtain SC clearance if required.

Competitive salary of up to £80,000pa DOE plus benefits that include 25 days holiday (plus public holidays) pension scheme, life assurance, private healthcare, income protection scheme and access to a range of other flexible benefits.

For more information or to apply please contact Rachel Barron on 07834 174 468 or email rachel@copello.co.uk

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