Seeker Requirements,Definition & Architecture Engineer

Competitive Salary & Benefits
31 Jul 2017
30 Aug 2017
Martina Hayden
Project Engineering
Job Type
The Opportunity
Seeker Division requires an engineer to join the requirements team performing work to manage the flow-down of Customer requirements, to derive sub-system design, interfaces and requirements and to define the system architecture and system performance.
The Role
  •  Requirements analysis and requirements management – assess customer requirements, derive combined requirements to meet overall performance, requirement flow-down and justification
  • Architecture definition and assessment – develop and maintain seeker system architecture model in Rhapsody, define system architecture flow down to sub-systems, carry out system functional and behavioural studies. Perform trade-off studies.
  • Hardware, firmware and software requirements definition – carry out design studies and derive sub-system requirements, interfaces and constraints
  • Providing support to integration and testing team in capturing test requirements and plans in DOORS
  • Configuration control of the design definition using the approved company tools
What’s in it for you?
  •  This role offers an opportunity to be part of a successful team working at the forefront of technology, developing new and innovative concepts for future seekers. You will gain experience in RF and EO seeker technologies and system engineering design practices.
  • You will be involved in the design, development and proving of some of the key MBDA UK products. There will be opportunities for travel both within the UK and abroad in support of cross-functional working, seeker testing and trials.
  • A mixture of formal and on the job training will be available to introduce new concepts and build
What’s great about the team?
  • Seeker Division within MBDA are responsible for undertaking the systems design, performance evaluation, integration, design verification and certification of RF Seeker sub-systems and multi-mode seekers including a RF sub-mode. These activities provide a consistent systems engineering approach to all the stages of RF Seeker development from concept to in service support.
  • RF Seeker Systems Engineers provide the main technical focus for RF Seeker sub-system developments and interface with internal and external customers and suppliers on technical issues.
  • The design team have a proven track record in understanding and designing RF Seeker sub-systems to meet demanding customer needs and constantly develop new technologies aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of our products.
What are we looking for?
Ideally degree qualified or equivalent with the following skills and experience:
  • Key skills and experience
    • Experience in systems requirements analysis
    • Experience in developing architecture models (SysML)
    • Experience in configuration control of requirements
  • Tools/ Languages
    • DOORS
    • Rhapsody (desirable)
    • Configuration control (desirable)
    • Matlab/Simulink (desirable)
  • Desirable experience
    • Awareness of hardware, firmware and/or software design constraints
    • Some experience with Matlab/Simulink
    • Familiarity with Radar and Control Systems
    • Familiarity with Digital Signal Processing
In addition you will:
  • Have a willingness to learn about the project, tools & methods
  • Demonstrate persistence to get the job done
  • Be able to work as a member of the team
    • An ability to build good working relationships with team members and other functions
    • Good communication skills
What would you get?
  • Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension, employee funded voluntary private healthcare scheme, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.
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