Algorithm Development Lead

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Algorithm Development Lead

Salary:£negotiable DOE plus benefits
Location:Stevenage, Hertfordshire, South East, England
Consultant:Tony Smith
My client, a world leader in the defence sector, requires an Algorithm Development Lead to build and lead a team of engineers, developing and maintaining algorithms for the next generation of Missile and Weapon Systems, including onboard algorithms for guidance, control and navigation.

Algorithm Development Lead

The Algorithm Development Lead will lead and steer the technical direction of algorithm activities, helping the team to grow to support future activities.

An important aspect of the role will be to act as the GCN point of contact for the algorithm team in managing relationships with partners and customers.

You’ll work on complex and exciting concepts and products as part of a passionate team of specialist engineers, interacting with other subject areas like Simulation and Modelling, Image Processing, Software, Navigation Sensors, Hardware-in-the Loop, Systems Design & Validation, Seekers & Sensors, Datalinks and Technical Quality.

You will be exposed to groundbreaking technological innovations, in an environment where Engineers play a meaningful role through the development of complex weapon systems in all stages of the lifecycle.

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a subject with mathematical content (e.g. Aerospace Engineering, Control Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science), with previous experience in Algorithm development and research.  Defence domain knowledge such as Guidance, Navigation, Control, Command and Control, Dynamic Systems, Sensors, and Autonomous Systems or similar would be highly beneficial.  You will also need previous experience in managing or leading technical teams.

Relevant Post-Doctoral or Industrial experience would also be beneficial.

Algorithm Development Lead
Salary £negotiable DOE plus bonus and benefits
Hybrid working (Where possible, they will offer a blended approach to on-site and remote working, but this role is predominantly site based).
Key Skills: Algorithm Engineer, Algorithm Development, Team Lead, Manager, Defence, Maths, Mathematics, Mathematical Analysis, Numerical Simulation, Machine Learning, Software Development, Matlab, Simulink, Guidance, Navigation, Control, Command, Sensors, Autonomous Systems.

Due to the nature of work undertaken by our client, incumbents of these positions are required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy clearance criteria for UK Security Vetting to SC Level.
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. 
This role is a PERMANENT position
Tony Smith