Platform Integration Lead

Platform Integration Lead

Job Title: Platform Integration Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH16896_1617704102
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 06, 2021 11:15

Job Description

Your experience of systems engineering and ability to lead a team of technical specialists will help you to join a growing Systems Design Airborne Systems function as a Platform Integration Lead.

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. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

About the job:

Our client currently requires the services of Platform Integration Leads to be responsible for the technical development and delivery of the weapon integration activity onto the designated aircraft. The job will include;
*Act as the primary technical interface with Platform Design Organisations, working with multiple partners internally, externally across industry, UK MoD and UK airworthiness authorities to ensure the objectives of the integration programme are achieved.
*Responsible for delivering the technical integration solution with the platform design authority.
*Co-ordinating a range of subject matter experts both internally and externally.
*Planning and delivering the Engineering activities associated with the integration of weapons onto platforms.
*Supporting Design Certification and release to service of the integrated system. Production of Design Verification Plans and Certificates of Design.
About you:
As a Platform Integration Lead your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

*Knowledge and experience of product development programs
*Experience of work package management delivery
*Knowledge of systems engineering, product design, programme management, air-platform integration, environmental clearance, certification, firing trials
*Proactive strategic thinker with enthusiasm, positivity and drive.
*Strong communication and facilitation skills
*Team leadership skills with ability to lead/facilitate multi-disciplined teams to deliver.
*Educated to degree level or an equivalent qualification in an engineering subject area.
*Ability to work in a complex multi-stakeholder environment, sometimes with significant ambiguity
*Knowledge of Mil-Std-1760 and Mil-Std-1553 highly desirable.
*Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering desirable.

Platform Integration Lead
Up to £38,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Systems Engineer, Weapons System, Missile System, Missile design, Air platform, Air launched weapons, MBSE, Defence, Platform Integration, Systems Integration, Integration lead, Systems lead.

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.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.