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R&D System Integration and Test Engineering Lead

General Dynamics UK
£48,560 - £60,700 dependant on experience
Closing date
19 Jan 2022
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General Dynamics Mission Systems is recruiting for a flexible, R&D System Integration and Test (SI&T) Engineering Lead to join our inclusive team. This is a full-time role that comes with a fantastic salary of between £48,560 - £60,700.

General Dynamics Mission Systems aims to be as flexible as possible so this role could either be based working from home, with a requirement for travel to our site or based within our offices in Oakdale/Chippenham depending upon your preference.

To give you an idea of how this R&D System Integration and Test Engineering Lead role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do:

  • Manage test definition, test execution, and acceptance plans
  • Lab management
  • Produce system and product builds for SI&T
  • Produce test acceptance reports
  • Review test reports

To succeed, you should have a degree in a relevant engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or IT discipline (or equivalent relevant experience), together with technical leadership experience. Other essential skills include but aren't limited to:

  • Experience in managing lab and field-based military systems testing
  • Experience in build and test automation
  • Experience in one or more of the following: IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, PTC Integrity Modeler (Artisan), and Microsoft Office tools
  • Proven methodical analytic fault finding skills

Our company benefits

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering impressive benefits:

  • Every other Friday off
  • A personalised career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognised and rewarded

If you like the sound of this R&D System Integration and Test Engineering Lead job, please apply today!


General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products, and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts, and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our inclusive team!


As part of our commitment to inclusion and diversity we welcome in particular applications from women, members of the LGBTQ+ community, ethnic minority groups and those with a disability.


What sets us apart is a fresh approach that thrives on innovation. It creates an entrepreneurial atmosphere enjoyed by our world-class people.

GD 1

We are a well-established Company with a firm focus on the future. We are commercially successful and growing fast. Once you talk to us you will see why we stand out from the crowd.

We are world-class but still ambitious; large but still dynamic; growing but still innovative.

General Dynamics has more than 1,500 employees in the UK, including approximately 1,300 who work for General Dynamics UK, located across four sites. Our highly-skilled people relish the fact that we are a recognised leader in the defence industry. They are part of our exciting future. You can be too.

General Dynamics UK is part of General Dynamics Corporation, one of the top six defence companies in the world. General Dynamics, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide. The Company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems; armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies.

More information about the Company is available at

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What we do

Pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge.

As a leading prime contractor and complex systems integrator, we provide network enabled solutions for the UK Ministry of Defence and international markets.

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In the UK we are structured around two main businesses: Land Systems and Mission Systems.

Our solutions include:

  • Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV)
  • Avionic systems
  • Bowman 
  • C4I systems - Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information
  • Digitised training solutions and services
  • ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition & Reconnaissance) systems
  • Modelling, simulation and experimentation systems


Find Us
Bryn Brithdir
Oakdale Business Park
South Wales
NP12 4AA
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