Lead Missile Concept Engineer

Lead Missile Concept Engineer

Job Title: Lead Missile Concept Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896846_1595428872
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 22, 2020 15:41

Job Description

My client, a world leader in the defence sector, requires a Lead Missile Concept Engineer to join their Future Systems team, a rapidly growing team working to meet the demands of a fast-paced study for delivery to UK customers. This is an opportunity to influence missile concept solutions, forming the future direction of the programme and the delivery of a critical weapon to the UK armed forces.

Lead Missile Concept Engineer

The Lead Missile Concept Engineer will join the project at the start of the study. You will own concept missile architectures and be responsible for managing the change of these as they evolve through the study, liaising with internal and external technical functions throughout.

The Role will include:

*Ownership of missile physical architecture concepts and their development.
*Liaison with the sub-system functional teams and portfolio team to manage the CM&R needs and dependencies for the missile concepts.
*Management of missile configurations and change as they evolve through the study.
*Management of all elements of missile performance modelling, liaising and co-ordinating other missile function as required.
*Close working with the missile function to ensure coherence across the evolving missile concept options.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to have previous Systems Engineering experience, working on complex and highly technical Electronics systems within the defence domain, such as missiles, weapons, radar etc., a proven track record of working and delivering in a complex engineering environment. You will have a technical background with an understanding across missile design, key missile trades, related systems and equipment. You will need to be a personable, open and honest professional, with the ability to make progress and manage technical packages with an expected level of technical and user uncertainty, delivering these on time, quality, and cost.

You will possess good communication skills with a flexible approach to team-working within the Systems Team, capable of liaising with colleagues at all levels across engineering functions. You will enjoy a unique challenge and will be able to manage risk appropriately and effectively, reacting flexibly to changing needs and adjusting appropriately to ensure aims can be redefined and achieved, able to think laterally and with initiative to develop new ideas, architectures and concepts.

Previous experience of the British Army and land domain would be beneficial.

Lead Missile Concept Engineer
Bristol or Stevenage
£negotiable DOE, circa £40-45k plus paid overtime and excellent benefits

Key Skills: Systems Engineer, Defence, Armed Forces, Land Domain, Systems Engineering, Missile, Architecture, Concept.

PLEASE NOTE: 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 British Citizens. Applicants who meet these 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 role is a PERMANENT position.

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