Platform Integration Lead Engineer

Platform Integration Lead Engineer

Job Title: Platform Integration Lead Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17351_1632239425
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 21, 2021 16:50

Job Description

Your experience of systems engineering and proven ability to lead a team of technical specialists will help you to join and drive 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 a Platform Integration Lead Engineer 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.
*Planning and delivering the Engineering activities associated with the integration of weapons onto aircraft.
*Manage a team of engineers in delivering the integration programmes to time and cost; ensuring that the integration is safe and maximises the weapon capability to the end user.
*This role spans the Engineering Lifecycle through design, trials and certification to deliver a satisfactory In-Service product.
About you:
As a Platform Integration Lead Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

*Ideally an appropriate Engineering Degree or Masters (or equivalent) OR HNC/HND level (or equivalent).
*Prior leadership experience.
*Broad understanding of multiple general engineering subject areas e.g. electrical, mechanical, systems, etc.
*Experience of working in a complex multi-stakeholder environment.
*Pro-active and able to work on their own initiative, with a minimum of supervision.
*While not crucial, knowledge of MIL-STD-1760 and MIL-STD-1553 would be very useful.
*Experience in the defence sector in integration of systems onto fixed wing or rotary platforms would be beneficial but not essential.
*Ability to undertake complex technical negotiations with a high degree of autonomy.

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

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