Platform Integration Lead

Platform Integration Lead

Job Title: Platform Integration Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896881_1597771563
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2020 18:26

Job Description

Your experience of systems engineering and proven 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 work on multiple air launched weapons programmes. The job will include;
*Technically leading the integration of a complex air-launched weapon system onto one or more fixed wing platforms, working within the engineering team for the Chief Platform Integrator.
*Working with the platform design organisations and customer community to support delivery of military capability to the end user.
*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:

*Demonstrated capability to lead a team in a complex engineering environment and to technically represent at in customer meetings.
*Extensive knowledge of air launched weapons.
*Good systems engineering background and willingness to adopt new methods of working.
*Ideally an appropriate Engineering Degree or Masters (or equivalent) OR HNC/HND level (or equivalent).
*Practical knowledge of basic systems engineering principles and processes.
*Ability to work in a complex multi-stakeholder environment, sometimes with significant ambiguity
*Ability to see the bigger picture and know when to flex or adapt to the changing needs of respective missile and aircraft programmes.
*Ability to undertake complex technical negotiations.
*In depth knowledge of Missile design.
*Experience in producing Interface Requirement Specification and Interface Control Documents.
*Knowledge of Mil-Std-1760 and Mil-Std-1553 highly desirable.
*Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering desirable.
*Experience in the defence sector in integration of systems onto fixed wing or rotary platforms.

Platform Integration Lead
Up to £35,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Systems Engineer, Weapons System, Missile System, Missile design, 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 DV level.

This is a permanent position.

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