Senior Systems Engineering Manager

Recruiter
Atlas Elektronik
Location
Dorchester
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Dec 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineering Manager

Purpose of job: To lead multi-disciplinary teams to deliver technical outputs

Reporting relationships Engineering Team/Department/Division

Staff responsibility Typically direct project responsibility for a team of 5-10 people

Budget responsibility In line with agreed project work breakdown structure

Location Winfrith, Dorset Innovation Park

Employment status Permanent, Full-Time

Closing Date: Friday 17th November 2017

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • ISO 15288 Systems engineering practitioner experience
  • Mechanical/Electrical/Systems/Electronics/Software/Sciences Engineering Background preferred
  • Good working knowledge of System Engineering Lifecycle processes and tools
  • Understanding of project management principles and practice
  • Technical management delivery experience as a supplier/integrator. Understanding of estimation, costing,
  • pricing, contract, tender and bid processes
  • At least Degree or HND/HNC qualified, having achieved or working towards Chartered Engineer status
  • Domain knowledge in one or more of the following areas
  • Maritime systems, sonar, autonomous vehicles, combat systems
  • C2 systems
  • Communication systems
  • Software design
  • Open system architectures
  • MODAF

Challenges

  • You will be required to work in a high paced environment that requires the ability to use your full breadth of knowledge and skills in a flexible and responsive manner

Key accountabilities

  • Accountable for the delivery of technical outputs by the team to time, cost and quality; applying project management methodologies/tools and system engineering principles/tools
  • Build and develop positive relationships with a wide range of internal and external customers
  • Approval of technical costs of work packages at bid and contract stages ensuring added value is maximised by working with work package leads to develop cost efficient technical solutions within the budget allocated; reporting progress and cost to completion to Project Managers; identifying and active management of risks, making accurate risk assessments when committing the business to major decisions
  • Identify technical advances to support customer’s benefits and opportunities for new business

Domain Skills

Any of the following domain skills would be beneficial to the delivery programme, a level of competence anywhere from practitioner to expert level.

  • Availability, reliability and maintainability
  • Submarine or ship fit physical installation systems, eg. Cabling, layouts, guidance information, wild heat and other platform transverse qualificationsIntegration, Test, evaluation and acceptance of maritime combat systems
  • Information assurance
  • C2 or CMS software systems
  • UWS sensors
  • Safety case/plans
  • External and/or internal communication systems
  • IFF, TDL and AIS integration
  • Navigation systems
  • AWS sensors
  • Countermeasures

Behavioural requirements

  • Highly motivated, energetic, able to see the big picture
  • Effective time management within a multi-tasking environment
  • Strive to deliver innovation and best practice
  • The ability to work effectively within a growing, changing workplace
  • Consistently sound judgement and decision making
  • Promotes a “can do” attitude
  • Energy to increase the capability to deliver and improve business results
  • Strive to provide a superior customer service
  • Use expertise and knowledge to make a strong contribution to bids and projects
  • Strive to exceed stakeholder expectations

More information

Candidates must hold or be able to achieve the required level of security clearance.

How to apply

Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.