Functional Proving Lead

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Functional Proving Lead

Salary:£45000 - £52000 per annum
Location:Bristol, Bristol, South West, England
Consultant:Neil Tovey
Telephone:01202 204099
Your experience of Systems Engineering and verification and trial planning will help you join one of the UK’s highest profile and largest defence programmes, building on world-class design: incorporating new ideas, functionality and technology to deliver to customers.

As a Functional Proving Lead you will support the British Army in realising the full potential of its latest Ground Based Air Defence capability, or help tailor this capability for the needs of emerging export customers.

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. You will be involved in a high-profile new venture within the business, which will offer the candidate an excellent growth path in the future and would suit someone who is aiming to progress their career with an opportunity to shine within the business.
About the job:
Our client currently requires a Functional Proving Lead to work on the latest Ground Based Air Defence capability. This role will draw on the successful candidate’s system design skills and experiences, with the ability to grow their verification and trial planning knowledge in order to support formal certification of Land Ceptor products.

Day to day the role includes analysing proposed solutions, influencing the verification approach required to achieve certification of the core sub-systems, and the organisation of evidence production, generation and review.

The role will have real impact on what we deliver to our customers, current and future, and in return will provide you the opportunity to work independently across the company; genuine engineering challenges, and broad professional growth.

About you:
As a Functional Proving Lead your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
  • A capable Systems Engineering practitioner, ideally with experience across the full Systems Engineering lifecycle;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with technical specialists, partner teams and senior management;
  • Past experience coordinating a team from diverse engineering, would be highly beneficial
  • Ideally, experience of the writing, management and verification of requirements, including the use of IBM DOORS software

Functional Proving Lead
Up to £52000
Keywords: Functional architect, Functional Delivery, Software, Design, Model Based Systems Engineering, DOORS, Verification, Validation, Certification, Test, Trials, Requirements, Defence.

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 level.
This is a permanent position.
Neil Tovey