Integration Lead (Filton)

Recruiter
MBDA UK Limited
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
09 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Opportunity
An exciting and challenging role to drive the integration and functional qualification of the Land Ceptor Weapon System across the layers of the system (i.e. software, sub-system and systems.) in support of the key qualifications events, including a Demonstrating Firing, leading up to formal Acceptance with the UK Customer. The Land Ceptor Weapon System is part of a portfolio of MBDA products supporting MBDAs national and export market with a Ground Based Air Defence Capability

The role will involve regular engagement with Chief Systems Engineer/Chief Engineer to drive the project forwards, making balanced risk judgements in support of proving certification, plus also reconciliation and regression.

The Role

- System Engineer working in the functional design area of the Land Ceptor Weapon System team responsible for the co-ordination of functional integration and proving across the weapon system.
- Ensuring that the integration and proving of all functional chains is defined, and for all chains, facilitate joint working between the differing engineering functions (for example, systems, ISV, software and algorithms).
- Support definition of integration sprints' to bring together the components of the system in a co-ordinated fashion, managing software points of embodiment (PoE) across the subsystems to ensure delivered equipment will interoperate within the Test and Integration Facility.
- Systems support to resolution of proving incidents, working across the project team to ensure that proving incidents identified during integration and trials are understood, and that a resolution is agreed.
- The role will involve regular engagement with Chief Systems Engineer/Chief Engineer to drive the project forwards, making balanced risk judgements in support of proving certification, plus also reconciliation and regression.

What's in it for you?
This role offers exposure to MBDA UK's domestic and export growth activities within the GBAD domain. In the short-term, the role presents an exciting prospect as the programme enters it's qualification phase, including several significant Customer focussed events leading to the certification of the Weapon System and formal Acceptance by the End User.

This role provides an invaluable opportunity to obtain experience of managing the integration of a maturing product over a series of integration phases and supporting the overall acceptance of the product into the UK Armed forces

What's great about the team?
The Land Ceptor team are a passionate and motivated group of individuals with a strong team-spirit, focussed on a common goal of delivering a highly capable product to the UK Armed Forces within the next 2 years.

What are we looking for?

- The successful candidate will ideally have a relevant engineering related degree (or higher) along with experience operating across the system / software engineering boundary and be able to manage both the technical complexity of integrating a maturing product and influencing stakeholders to ensure a successful and realistic integration programme.
- The candidate will require the skills and behaviours to manage a small team in a highly fluid environment as integration programme evolves whilst ensuring the wider team are focussed on addressing the critical risk areas

What would you get?

- Competitive salaries, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level) and superb learning and development opportunities.

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