Lead Systems Engineer- Weapon Planning System

Recruiter
MBDA
Location
Bristol
Salary
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted
21 Nov 2018
Closes
21 Dec 2018
Ref
P7445
Contact
Rosie Connor
Discipline
Systems
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Engineer
The Opportunity
An opportunity has arisen within the Mission Planning solution to support a development with one of MBDA's in service products, we are looking for a passionate engineer to lead a team of engineers to deliver.
The Role
The Weapon Planning System Lead owns all of the functional and physical design and validation of the Weapon Planning System Lead responsible for:
  • Managing the Weapon Planning System physical and functional design studies including trades-offs
  • Defining and flowing down the requirements of the associated software and hardware.
  • Defining and managing the validation plan
  • Leading the systems team
  • Planning and controlling the work and resources of the team
  • Support the team in their relationship with internal and external suppliers (Technical Requirement Specification negotiation, acceptance of outputs/deliveries, compliance with time, cost and quality)
  • Negotiate interface and Weapon Planning System requirements and associated validation plan with the customer
  • Deliver and manage acceptance of relevant technical reports to the customer
What’s in it for you?
  • Rapidly gain experience of the full product development lifecycle
  • There are opportunities for travel to MBDA sites in the UK and Europe, and to customer sites around the world
  • Multiple development paths, both technical and managerial
What’s great about the team?
  • Be part of a great team responsible for developing, qualifying and supporting the mission planning systems that enable our world class weapon systems to achieve precision effects
  • We celebrate successes and work hard to achieve our goals, with a keen culture of learning from past experiences
  • We value diversity and knowledge sharing, and you will work with other engineers and supporting team members with a wide range of complementary skills and knowledge.We expect everyone in the team to learn and to share to make us stronger
What are we looking for?
  • Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Solid team leadership skills
  • Substantial analytical and problem solving skills
  • Sound understanding of the product development process (including Requirement negotiation, System Design, System Test, Integration,Certification, Delivery, Training and support)
  • Good verbal and written communications
  • Ability to represent MBDA effectively with the Customer, User and supplier community.
  • Sound understanding of System Engineering Process (including awareness of System and Sub-System Specification, System Test and Integration)
  • Experience in tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management (Dimensions or RTC) is desirable
  • Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) using SysML is desired
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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