Functional Architect & Domain Lead - Launcher Systems

Functional Architect & Domain Lead - Launcher Systems

Job Title: Functional Architect & Domain Lead - Launcher Systems
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 897090_1613668770
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2021 17:19

Job Description

Your experience working on Launcher or other relevant defence Systems architecture and background in team leadership will help you to manage the team developing and maintaining the architecture and requirements of all variants of the launcher.

As a Functional Architect & Domain Lead you be responsible for capturing the functional designs, supporting design reviews and product gates across the life cycle of the programme.
You'll be able to influence how the team grows and adapts to the changing project needs, as well as influence how Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is used and shaping how launcher technology and equipment is developed in the future.

You will have the opportunity to work for a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. You will be involved in a high-profile new venture within the business, which will offer the candidate an excellent growth path in the future and would suit someone who is aiming to progress their career with an opportunity to shine within the business.

About the job:

Our client currently requires a Functional Architect & Domain Lead to manage the team developing and maintaining the architecture and requirements of all variants of the launcher. The job will include;
*Deliver clear model based design artefacts and functional requirements to the Firing Unit Systems team
*Continuing established working relationships with other teams including Weapons Systems and Mission Planning to ensure inputs to the Launcher team are clear
*Capturing the Launcher functional design, supporting design reviews and product gates across the product life cycle
*Responsibility for configuration control, change management and release of the launcher architecture model
*Working closely with the V&V Lead to ensure efficient certification of the Launcher by delivering verification plans and evidence for functional requirements.
*Collaborating with Systems Capability team to improve processes

About you:
As a Functional Architect & Domain Lead your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

*Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering, preferably using IBM Rhapsody
*New ideas and a good systems engineering understanding.
*Degree in relevant engineering subject or equivalent experience
*Willingness to share ideas, help others, and communicate effectively with a large group of stakeholders
*Ideally experienced in avionics systems, electronics & embedded software, and knowledge of tools used for requirements capture (Windchill, RTC, RPE, Dimensions)

Functional Architect & Domain Lead, Launcher Systems
Bristol or Stevenage
Up to £38,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Missile, Launcher, Engineering Lead, Design, Model Based Systems Engineering, MBSE, Design review, IBM Rhapsody, Requirements, Team Lead, Systems

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.

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, to SC level.

This is a permanent position.

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