Weapon System Lead

Weapon System Lead

Job Title: Weapon System Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896901_1599471163
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2020 10:32

Job Description

Your experience of systems engineering and understanding across weapon system designs and related systems and sub-systems, will help you to lead the weapon systems work on a new product, supporting the British Army in developing its indirect fires capability. As a Weapon Systems Lead, you will own the concept Weapon System Architecture and its development.

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 requires a Weapon Systems Lead to lead the Weapon System level system development activities1. The job will include;
*Leading the Weapon System level system development activities within the LPS Concept Phase systems team
*Ownership of the concept Weapon System Architecture and its development.
*Performing analysis of weapon system functions, behaviours, system architecture and concept design
*Manage the analysis of the wider battlespace integration topics and system-of-systems assessment to ensure concept is suitable for British Army operations.
*Ensure a credible roadmap is presented.
*Supporting engagement with the British Army and wider MOD to understand, define and develop their future needs
*Identifying technologies for battlefield weapons and conducting systems assessment to determine their feasibility for the proposed future products.

About you:
As a Weapon System Lead - Land Precision Strike Concept Phase, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
*Good collaborative communication skills with a flexible approach to leading and working in a team.
*A Technical background ideally with an understanding across weapon system designs, related systems, platforms and sub-systems.
*Ability to think laterally and with initiative to develop new ideas, architectures and concepts.
*A positive attitude towards problem solving and developing solutions.
*Adaptability to changing needs and flexibility to ensure programme can be redefined and achieved.
*Customer facing skills and experience - understanding and experience of the British Army is useful.

Weapon System Lead - Land Precision Strike Concept Phase
Up to £38,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Weapon Systems, Systems Engineer, Systems Architecture, Lifecycle, V-lifecycle, Design, Systems Design, Feasibility, Analysis, Defence, Military, Army, Maritime, Land, Air, Sea.

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 or DV level.

This is a permanent position.

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