Systems Engineer

Engineering - BMS · Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Department Engineering - BMS
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Evolito was spun out of YASA Limited in 2021 to exclusively industrialise YASA’s next-generation electric motor technology and IP for the rapidly-growing aerospace market. We have now taken this technology to the next phase by making it airworthy. Continuing along our growth journey, we acquired Electroflight in 2022.


By accelerating the adoption of electric propulsion, we will help revolutionise personal mobility and transform our towns and cities with clean, noise-free electric air transportation.


As part of our current high-growth phase, we are looking for a Systems Engineer to join the team to manage requirements and contribute to the system development activities on programs that are certifiable under the guidelines of SAE ARP4754A, up to Functional Design Assurance Level (FDAL) A.


Key responsibilities will include:


  • Contributing to new program and system concept design activities, including internal new product developments, or customer-driven applications, through the technology roadmap and ultimately to system/product launch
  • Supporting analysis of customer requirements and management throughout the development lifecycle
  • Assisting or authoring of requirement specifications for flow down to sub-systems, suppliers and/or customer/partner approval
  • Authoring/supporting interface control documents and ensure alignment with internal and customer requirements
  • Collaborating with the simulation, analysis and design teams to assist architect the system
  • Evaluating the suitability of the system architecture and make recommendations as appropriate
  • Supporting customers, partners and suppliers with systems integration of electric motors and controllers
  • Developing system test strategies showing traceability and compliance to customer and system requirements
  • Producing Validation and Verification evidence to support certification
  • Supporting resource estimation and risk management. 


Skills and experience required:


  • Degree or equivalent in electrical, systems engineering (or other relevant technical domain)
  • Demonstrated experience of systems engineering principles throughout system/product design development and delivery
  • Familiarity with model-based systems engineering (MBSE) methods using tools such as Simulink
  • Experience with requirements and lifecycle management tools such as DOORS, Polarion, codeBeamer
  • Ability to deal with system design complexity and degree of ambiguity
  • Creative problem solving abilities, with a logical approach to implementing solutions
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A flexible approach to work with the desire to thrive in a dynamic, fast-moving environment within a small company
  • Self-motivated with the determination to succeed
  • UK driving licence and be available to support visits to supplier sites.



  • Knowledge of motor control algorithms and implementation
  • Familiarity with aerospace safety analysis techniques.



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  • Location
    Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Department
    Engineering - BMS
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience