Head of Flight Controls & Electronics

Belfast Competitive salary Permanent

Job Reference: 013416

Role Title: Head of Flight Controls & Electronics

Position: Permanent

Location: Greater Belfast

Remuneration: Competitive salary commensurate with the level of the role


Artemis Technologies is an applied technology spin-off from the Artemis Racing America`s Cup Team, founded in 2017 to commercialise the hydro-foiling and tool chain intellectual property developed by the team. Providing engineering services to high-performance and commercial clients and led by double Olympic gold medalist, Dr Iain Percy OBE, the Artemis Technologies team comprises global experts from the fields of maritime, yacht design, aerospace and motorsport. Artemis are ably supported by a superb consortium of engineering and academic partners, with funding from UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), in pursuit of research and development excellence.

The Role:

Artemis Technologies are seeking a Head of Flight Controls & Electronics to support them in their mission to become the market leader in high-speed zero-emissions vessels and propulsion systems, to lead the decarbonization of the maritime industry.

The Head of Flight Controls & Electronics will be responsible for the design and engineering of all control systems, wiring, HMI and power electronics. Key responsibilities include leading the Flight Control department through effective strategy and leading the engineering process for control algorithms including surface actuation, flight control augmentation, and autopilot functionality.

Additionally, you will lead the engineering process for battery and power management including the Vessel charging systems.

The Head of Flight Controls & Electronics will work in close liaison with the compliance team to ensure the appropriate certifications, as well as support and participate in system validation for Hardware-In-The-Loop (HIL) and Software-In-The-Loop (SIL). You will work collaboratively with the Artemis Technologies teams building good relationships across all areas of the business. The Head of Flight Controls & Electronics will continually uphold the core values of Artemis Technologies throughout their work and engagement with suppliers and internal stakeholders.

The Person:

The Head of Flight Controls & Electronics will ideally possess extensive experience within control system design with strong working knowledge of rapid prototyping of compiled code and ECU hardware. ‘Open ECU` experience is also highly advantageous for the role. You will be well versed in FMEA processes and demonstrate expert knowledge of electronics developed within sectors such as Maritime, Aerospace, Motorsport/Formula 1 or Automotive electronics and have strong knowledge of RTOS, CANBus and Ethernet interfaces.

Qualified ideally to a minimum of degree-level or equivalent, The Head of Flight Controls & Electronics will be highly skilled in the MathWorks environment ideally MATLAB, Simulink, Stateflow, Embedded Coder and MATLAB Coder - coupled with technical skills within tuning control systems and calibrating sensors, controller design, system identification techniques and FMEA processes.

Artemis Technologies operates in a truly collaborative and values-led format, offering exceptional opportunities to all employees. The Head of Flight Controls & Electronics will foster and promote a team-driven ethos, demonstrate agility in their working style, drive success and high performance through their energy and passion whilst ensuring a mindful and supportive approach to the leadership of the team. You will have previous leadership experience of teams possessing embedded software control skills and related electronics expertise.

You will embrace the challenge of building the Flight Controls & Electronics team and seeing the team grow and progress in line with the successful product delivery This is an incredible opportunity to join a rapidly growing business with a true vision and mission: - coupled with a passion for delivering cutting edge innovation to aid the decarbonisation of the maritime sector.

Closing Date: 22nd February 2021

How to apply:

Please contact James Charlett at Consilium Recruit via email: james.charlett@consiliumrecruit.com

Artemis Technologies is an equal opportunities employer and therefore is committed to promoting diversity and equality of opportunity and does not discriminate, whether on grounds of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender re-assignment, disability, age, class, community background, religion or belief, or passport held. These principles underpin the company`s professional behaviour and are embedded in its policies, procedures, day-to-day practices and external relationships. The company therefore welcomes and encourages job applications from a fully diverse range of candidates.

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