Weapon System Equipment Definition Lead

Weapon System Equipment Definition Lead

Job Title: Weapon System Equipment Definition Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH17096_1623065237
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2021 12:27

Job Description

Your experience of systems engineering and strong background in weapon systems will help you take responsibility for shaping the technical development of a Naval Domain Weapon System, for a high-profile project.

As a Weapon System Equipment Definition Lead you will engage and work across Systems Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Design, Mechanical Design, Integration, Test Systems and Manufacturing in order to assess and down select the Weapon System and sub system elements and define the technology roadmap for development of equipment prototypes and production builds.

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 a Weapon System Equipment Definition Lead to lead and take responsibility for shaping the technical development of a Naval Domain Weapon System, for a high-profile project for our Domestic Customers. Primary responsibilities include:
*Deriving the product architecture at physical and functional levels working with System and Design functions
*Deriving baseline Hardware Requirements for the equipment definition and aiding in shaping the Technical Requirement Specifications for the Weapon System and sub systems
*Scoping and Planning project objectives for the different phases of a new development program
*Ensure cost management for planned activities
*Aiding to provide coherence of legacy design and scoping technology uplifts

In addition, the role has a high profile in aiding to shape future Weapon System Equipment, Research and Development direction within the wider business, to ensure they are meeting the needs of the future projects becoming mainstream initiatives.

About you:
As an Weapon System Equipment Definition Lead you will;
*Demonstrate your skills as a highly motivated self-starter with an eye for detail in order to advance the technical understanding of the product under development
*Prioritise engineering needs and disseminate a wide range of engineering information
*Get involved with an emerging system architecture, create and challenge and support the derivation of requirements from System to resultant Product
*Bring engineering knowledge in order to consider the design implementation challenges for the product under development, with the support of domain expertise and company technical experts in order to make informed choices; identify and mitigate technical risks.
*Develop and contribute to wider architecture discussions on the implementation of Safety and Security features within the product design; quantify safety within a system or sub system team.
*Drive technical teams to assess options and subsequently describe them to a customer, internally and externally, identifying the benefits to them and making a proposal for the next stage of development.
*Work closely with the Systems Engineering team to identify trade-space and make an informed judgement on compliance of the resultant product
*Establish and maintain a wide partner community crossing Engineering, Operations and Manufacturing to facilitate the development of solutions in the Weapon system Equipment domain.
*Lead a large number of varied and parallel important tasks and place them within the context of a bigger picture to achieve the short / medium / long term delivery of the program and functional vision
*Support the Head of Product Development with the lifecycle management of the engineering tasks and business reporting to ensure cost and market competitiveness

Weapon System Equipment Definition Lead
Up to £38,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Systems Engineer, Weapons System, Naval, Architecture, Requirement, V-Model, Systems Lead, Systems Engineering, Electronic and Electrical Design, Mechanical Design, Integration, Test Systems, Manufacturing

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.

This is a permanent position.

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