Principal Concept Engineer

Principal Concept Engineer

Job Title: Principal Concept Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896131_1576851549
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2019 14:19

Job Description

Your experience of systems engineering approaches and knowledge of military operational environments will help you work in a Weapon System Concepts team, a small team with significant responsibility for the future of the company. It is a fast paced, challenging environment working with unfamiliar customer requirements, seeking appropriate solutions for the market need.

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.

Below are some further details on the job. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the job:

Our client currently requires a Principal Concept Engineer, to join their Weapon Systems Concepts team. You will be creating concepts and conducting experiments to prove their potential and the selling the ideas. The role will include;
*Through working with internal and external stakeholders
*Typical activities include:
*Investigating market/ customer need, perhaps involving visits and interaction with Sales and Business Development
*Concept Generation and Refinement, based on understanding the potential of new technologies- the birth of future projects.
*Participating in customer focused Experiments, using a wide range of techniques including wargames and synthetic environments
*Manage and Deliver the Team Complex Weapons Concepting contract (value $630K)
About you:
As a Principle Concept Engineer, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
*Ideally degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
*Broad understanding of the military operational environment
*Strong system engineering skills and analysis capability; able to structure information, draw conclusions and make recommendations
*Able to deliver presentations and lead workshops, pitching information at the right level of detail
*Proactive, able to seek out contacts, elicit information and suggest solutions
*Able to work at all levels throughout the company, and build effective relationships with customers
*Able to see and understand the 'big picture' and think about many things at once, as well as keeping track of the detail
*Comfortable in a working environment where there can be frequent change, uncertainty and ambiguity

Principle Concept Engineer
Up to £35,000 - £46,000

Keywords: Systems Engineer, Modelling, Weapon systems, Missile, Concept, Design, Aerospace, Requirements, Project Management, Systems Design, Military, Presentation.

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, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

This is a permanent position.

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