Data Link Systems Lead

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Ref
P7222
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Systems
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen to lead a team of systems engineers working as part of the missile data link centre of excellence.  You will be working to deliver complex data link terminal solutions into missile systems and will be involved in a number of technically challenging programmes as part of a highly motivated team of skilled engineers.
The Role
  • The successful applicant will lead a small team of systems engineers to design the latest missile data link products for a variety of applications.
  • You will help to define the future roadmaps for data link products within MBDA and be involved in research and development programmes to mature the technology required to support this.
What’s in it for you?
  • Varied work with a range of opportunities across multiple projects to support your professional development
  • You will be supported by a team with extensive experience of RF systems and subsystems and have access to testing facilities and design tools needed to supply state-of-the-art solutions
  • Development of RF and electronics expertise and the good opportunity to cultivate/improve your application of systems engineering in a technical discipline
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues at other MBDA sites both in the UK and across Europe
  • Excellent training opportunities in a broad range of subjects, both through formal and/or on the job training
What’s great about the team?
  • You’ll be joining a dynamic team focused on the development of technically complex products with a diverse set of customer projects across the MBDA group.
  • The team is committed to delivering in demanding timescales and provides a supportive environment to enable all team members to contribute to providing world class capability to our customers.
What are we looking for?
  • Qualified to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Ability to motivate yourself and others to achieve demanding and evolving tasks while maintaining a calm professional manner
  • Previous experience of team leadership
  • A team player who can work collaboratively as part of a multi-disciplinary team as well as with personnel from other European nations
  • You will have a good understanding of system design across the full lifecycle from requirements elicitation and management through to verification and validation
  • Some background in information security and implications for data links would be beneficial
What would you get?
  • Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
     
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