Lead Simulation and Modelling Engineer

Lead Simulation and Modelling Engineer

Job Title: Lead Simulation and Modelling Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896693_1583158683
Contact Name: Damon Bates
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 02, 2020 14:18

Job Description

Do you have expertise in Simulation & Modelling and seeking an exciting new opportunity to lead a team in designing and developing software's to support new weapon systems?

My client is a leading weapons manufacturer who require a Lead Engineer to be involved in fast-moving and challenging projects and become a key member of a dynamic team.


*As Lead engineer you will be responsible for delivery models and modelling tools or software to company programmes.
*You will be capable of adapting or creating solutions to complex technical problems to achieve the end goal with the right level of quality.
*You will coach and guide your team members providing regular feedback to enhance overall team performance and knowledge transfer.
*This role will require stakeholder management to develop plans that coordinate activities and monitor progress.
*Activities will also include budget responsibility, which will require monitoring and negotiation of priorities with project in a rapidly changing environment.
*Also, able to communicate with all levels effectively; challenge, negotiate and influence to achieve a desired outcome.


*Ability to lead technical activities and quickly understanding complex technical problems.
*Carryout or manage priorities and activities to deliver on time, cost and quality.
*An aptitude for Simulation and Modelling activities would be beneficial
*Must have a numerate background, such as, a good Degree or Masters in an Engineering, Mathematics or Science related subject.
*Should have, or are prepared to gain, a good understanding of simulation environments (e.g. MATLAB and Simulink, or similar) and programming languages (e.g. FORTRAN, C/C++).
*Understanding of change management and configuration control processes is considered an advantage (e.g. Rational Team Concert).
*Ability to identify and solve complex problems and gather the information needed to drive through to ultimate solutions.
*Experience of stakeholder engagement, coordination and planning would be an advantage.
*Strong communication skills and ability to present complex information in a simple way.
*Have an awareness of risk management, mitigation and reporting.

Lead Simulation & Modelling Engineer
Competitive Salary + Bonus, Paid Overtime, Pension, Flexible Working, Private Medical & More
Ability to gain SC Clearance

Simulation & Modelling, Software Engineering, Defence, Aerospace, Manufacturing, Weapon Systems, MATLAB, Simulink, FORTRAN, C/C++, Change Management, Stakeholder Management

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading weapons manufacturer with a great benefits package and numerous career development opportunities available.

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 those that hold a British Passport. Applicants who meet this criterion 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 several 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.