DTS Development Lead

DTS Development Lead

Job Title: DTS Development Lead
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: Up to £600 per annum
Reference: 894286_1515693372
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 11, 2018 17:56

Job Description

Your experience in detailed test specifications, and knowledge of complex system integration and test programmes will play a crucial part providing hands-on expertise in the area of Detailed Test Specification development, review and issue for armoured vehicle trials.

You will be working as a Detailed Test Specification (DTS) Development Lead for a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.

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About the Job:

The client requires a Detailed Test Specification Development Lead to to develop, review and issue numerous Detailed Test Specifications for armoured vehicle trials. Following a generic format and structure, the DTS is to be populated with the individual test steps to enable the Measures of Performance for specific requirements to be assessed in a defined test environment and sufficient evidence gathered to inform the resultant Detailed Trials Report. The job includes;
*Review requirements and measures of performance associated with a specific trial
*Define test methodology and approach through review and approval with engineering and Customer domain subject matter experts
*Document individual test steps that reflect the agreed test method
*Define and document further trials requirements including the following:
o Instrumentation
o Specific test facility requirements
o Manpower requirements and required skillset
o Other dependencies such as Government Furnished Equipment, Resources, Facilities
*Arrange and chair technical document reviews and obtain final document signatory approval for issue
*Support ITEA management through the provision of progress metrics in terms of DTS development and release status
*Elevate areas of disagreement for management resolution
*Partake in Trials Readiness Reviews for individual trials activities

About You:
To be the right fit for this Detailed Test Specification Development Lead job, you will have a thorough understanding of integration, test and acceptance procedures, as well as complex system integration and test programmes and will need highly developed customer facing and negotiating skills. You will need experience of military vehicle systems across all technical domains and the ability to liaise with and present information to multidiscipline and multinational team members. The successful candidate will be Degree qualified or have relevant experience, and have the ability to conduct technical review of programme deliverables.

South Wales
Contract role
Rate up to £600 a day
6 months contract

Keywords: Systems engineer, DTS, Detailed Teat Specification, Integration, Test, Acceptance, Military vehicle, ITEA, System integration, System, Develop, Review, Issue.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a Contract position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.