Chief Engineer

Chief Engineer

Job Title: Chief Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894689_1523630084
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 13, 2018 15:34

Job Description

Chief Engineer - Electronic Systems
My client is looking for a Chief Engineer to join their team. They are world leaders in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.
The Role
Your role would be to provide proactive leadership and technical oversight for the execution of engineering activities associated with Electronic Systems programmes.
-Provides regular technical execution leadership/guidance/mentorship to projects to ensure effective and efficient program execution to team achieve On Time Acceptable Delivery. This goes beyond simple participation in program readiness or technical reviews and includes day-to-day interaction with projects on an on-going basis.
-Reviews project-related systems, software and hardware design activities to insure architectures and designs are technically sound and compliant with requirements and regulations, risk is well managed and technical maturity is achieved in accordance with the execution plans.
-Reviews the quality of systems, software and hardware technical approaches and the cost & size estimates for proposals, to ensure estimates are reasonable and risks are well understood and documented appropriately.
-Provide timely objective assessments on technical and engineering execution 'health' across projects. Identifies, shares and implements lessons learnt between projects and programmes.
-Can explain how individual objectives contribute to the achievement of our operational goals.
-Encourages innovation and development to find better ways to do work.
-Collaborates effectively both externally with customers, partners or suppliers and internally with resources across GDMS.
Key Skills & Abilities
-Demonstrable breadth and depth of experience/competence in design, development and delivery of complex Hardware/Software based Avionics Systems and Products at all Design Assurance Levels (up to and including RTCA/DO-254 & RTCA/DO-178B/C DAL A), or a background that provides the equivalent transferrable experience/competence.
-Demonstrable breadth and depth of experience/competence across engineering disciplines (Systems Engineering, Hardware Development, Software Development, Safety Engineering, Support Engineering etc.)
-Demonstrable leadership competence with an ability to influence individuals without reliance on direct line management relationships.
-Position - Chief Engineer - Permanent
-Location - East Sussex
-Salary - £75000 - £90000 depending on experience
Key Words - Electronic, Systems, Design, Development, Hardware, Architecture, Software, RTCA, DO178, Military, Aerospace, Aviation, MOD
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