Head of Command and Control Subsystem

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Head of Command and Control Subsystem

Salary:£65000 per annum
Location:Bristol, South West, England
Consultant:Neil Tovey
Telephone:01202 204099
Your experience of People and Technical Leadership on systems engineering projects and knowledge of command and control (C2) system or subsystem development, will help you to develop a C2 product and its integration onto customer platforms. Your role will involve leading the team of systems engineers.
As the Head of Command and Control Subsystem you will have the opportunity to work on a major program 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:
Often referred to as the brains of the Weapon System, the command and control (C2) systems primary role is to support the human operator with situational awareness and decision aids, and to plan and coordinate engagements. These C2 services are crucial to achieving mission success and maximising performance in challenging and fast-changing threat scenarios. C2 services also include management of overall weapon system state and status, data recording and analysis, operator training and more, providing the core of the weapon system functionality and behaviour. C2s interface with every major component of the weapon system such as sensors, launchers, weapons and datalinks, as well as launch platforms and higher-level C2 networks and systems.

Our client requires a Head of Command and Control Subsystem to responsible for the development of a C2 product and its integration onto customer platforms. You will lead the team of systems engineers responsible for requirements analysis, co-design of the C2 with software, hardware, human factors and algorithms engineering disciplines, the proving plan and generation of compliance evidence leading to certification of the product. The job will include;
    • Working on a flagship programme backed by significant investment from our customers, and technology built on huge research investment
    • Interact with all areas of the company, to see the full product development lifecycle
    • Excellent opportunity to develop and diversify your skills and access a range of career paths
    • Manage large work packages and teams

About you:
As a Head of Command and Control Subsystem, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
  •   Proactive with a mind-set for product line development and systems thinking
  •   Excellent stakeholder engagement
  •   Systems design / systems engineering experience in complex systems development
  •   Experience across the product development lifecycle
  •   Applied experience of work package management and people management

Head of Command and Control Subsystem
Up to £55,000 - £65,000
Keywords: Command, Control, C2, Weapon system, People management, Technical Management, Systems Engineer, Systems Architecture, Lifecycle, V-lifecycle, Design, Systems Design, MBSE, Model-based systems engineering, Software, Hardware, Development, In-service, 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