Lead Engineer Avionics

Lead Engineer Avionics

Job Title: Lead Engineer Avionics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hastings, East Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 893924_1513696827
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 19, 2017 15:20

Job Description

Lead Engineer Avionics
My client who are world leaders in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.
Working in partnership with the Programme Manager, the Lead Engineer is fully accountable for the delivery of the Engineering element of contracted programmes or internally funded development activities to cost, schedule, compliance and quality targets. The Lead Engineer must therefore possess excellent technical, leadership and communications skills.

-Planning, estimating and scheduling all engineering activity.
-Technical Risk & Opportunity Management
-Objective measurement and management of execution plan status
-Reporting Of Execution Status
-Leadership/management of a Engineering Team
-Self-governance to ensure On Time Acceptable Delivery
-Ability to provide challenge, set direction and overcome issues
-Customer and stakeholder engagement/management
-Experience with Agile development methodologies
-Review and approval of engineering deliverables
-Providing Design Authority input and Certification of products/systems
-The candidate will have a strong understanding and extensive experience of developing avionics systems with breadth spanning Hardware, Firmware, Software and Mechanical development as well as the supporting disciplines of Safety, Security, Support and Training.
-The candidate will be able to demonstrate strong leadership and management skills with a track record of on-time, acceptable, delivery. Excellent communication and motivation skills are essential.
-Significant demonstrable experience relevant to the knowledge and skills defined

-Position - Lead Engineer Avionics - Permanent
-Location - East Sussex
-Salary - £62000 - £70000
Key Words - Avionics, Design Authority, Systems, Safety, Security, Support, Defence
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 Permanent Position

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