Mathematical Modelling Engineer

Mathematical Modelling Engineer

Job Title: Mathematical Modelling Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895706_1556121636
Contact Name: Lucy Hoyle
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2019 17:00

Job Description

Are you looking to join a world-leading organisation in the defence sector that will offer you excellent support and corporate benefits? Our client is a leading multi-national defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. At present the company employs well in excess of 10,000 staff worldwide and continues to grow in parallel with the demand for their highly regarded services.

You will have the potential to work on multi-national projects with associated international travel, whilst developing design solutions for the next generation of defence systems.

We currently have an opportunity for a Mathematical Modelling Engineer, based in Bristol.

As a Mathematical Modelling Engineer you will work within a team of engineers who develop and maintain performance models to evaluate and prove complex missile and weapon systems. The function has responsibility for model development and maintenance.

You will be responsible for the design, implementation, test, reviews and supporting documentation of performance models as well as maintaining appropriate design records, ensuring compliance with appropriate quality standards.

Your job role and responsibilities will include:

Management of performance models and studies
Mathematical modelling of high performing dynamic systems (including sub-system components and system environment)
Verification and validation
Models to support initial feasibility and concept proving studies.
Models to support design development and trade-off studies.
Models to support ground testing including hardware testing.
Models to support trials programmes, including trials predictions used as part of the fit-to-fire decision and post-trials analysis for detailed trials evaluation.

It is essential that you have the following Qualifications and Skills:

Ideally degree qualified or equivalent with preferably a strong Mathematical content
Exposure to modelling from mathematical specifications
Ideally knowledge of:
A good understanding of the modelling process and working within a quality process
Modelling of dynamic systems
Modelling of subsystems such as sensors and servo systems
Requirements Management and Software Management
In addition, you will:
have an understanding of and an ability to work within defined processes.
have the ability to visualize and analyse complex systems.
have good verbal, presentation and written communication skills.
have practical knowledge of basic systems engineering principles and processes.

Job Title:Mathematical Modelling Engineer
Salary:£35,000 - £47,000pa + excellent benefits
Location:Bristol, Avon, South West
Job ID:895706


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 these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

In the first instance, candidates should send us their CV, clearly stating salary expectations, location preferences and availability. 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 submit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency. This is a permanent opportunity.

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