Strike Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer

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Strike Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer

Salary:£45000 - £55000 per annum
Location:Bristol, South West, England
Consultant:Neil Tovey
Telephone:01202 204099
Your experience of Systems Engineering and team management will help you to become an integral part in delivering the Mission Planning systems for a highly complex and critical weapon system. As a Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer you will be work across a large range of the product design and development lifecycle as well as supporting the products as they go into service.

You will have an exciting 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 Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer to join a dedicated systems team, becoming an integral part in supporting the delivery of the current Mission Planning & Control products programmes and supporting securing and delivering future programmes.

You will work across a large range of the product lifecycle, including requirements definition, design generation and flow down through to proving and certification activities as well as supporting the products as they go into service.

You will work closely with many internal and external partners, which the successful candidate would have the opportunity to participate in.

The successful candidate will join the team to develop their knowledge of the products, programmes and the business with a timely transition to be a technical lead/work package lead (typically managing a small team) for one of our Export programmes.

About you:
As a Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer you will have;
  • The abililty to competently develop and manage a small group of engineers on a day to day basis and ensure suitable planning is undertaken to maintain project progress and deliver on time and on cost.
  • Great communication skills, with a strong desire to build effective relationships and work collaboratively.
  • Strong systems engineering background with an appreciation for considerations across the full lifecycle.
  • Systems engineering practitioner with proven record working with requirements and design in a hierarchical and traceable structure under configuration control.
  • Ability to learn rapidly and understand highly complex problems.
  • Proficiency with;
    • DOORS NG (Classic acceptable)
    • IBM Engineering Workflow Management (formerly Rational Team Concert)
  • Experience or understanding of how Model Based Systems Engineering can be utilised within the lifecycle and an ability to understand SysML would be of significant benefit.

Strike Mission Planning & Control Systems Engineer
Up to £55,000
Keywords: Team lead, Mission Planning, Design Certification, Integration, Verification, Validation, Trial clearance, Missile, System certification, Platform integration, MBSE, Model-based systems, Design certificates, Stakeholders, Weapon system, System, Sub-system, Hardware, Software.
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