Systems Engineering Lead

Cirrus Selection Limited
Bedfordshire, UK
13 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Working with a global defence leader, we are currently recruiting for a Systems Engineering Lead who will be working on a range of long term national and international projects. This role will see you work across the entire spectrum of systems engineering activities in order to design, integrate and deliver real systems

As the Systems Engineering Lead, you will operate at the core of this expanding team driving technical direction and developing staff as well as working closely with customers to ensure that technical and contractual requirements are met.

Systems Engineering Lead responsibilities:

* Show demonstrable experience of delivering and managing Large Complex Systems Engineering programs and overseeing Systems Engineering activities within one or more areas relating to Radar Systems, Weapon Systems, Tactical Datalink, RF Data, Military Communications.

* Manage and lead the Systems Engineering activities across the business area, throughout the Systems Engineering lifecycle, liaising with interfacing functions, Suppliers and Customers, and delivering compliant products on-time and to schedule.

* Work with potential suppliers to understand the benefits, performance and growth paths for their product

* Understand the impact of the Subsystems on overall system behaviour and performance

* Technically review and challenge suppliers on their products, reports and observed performance

* Ensure that the Systems Team, Integration & Test and Safety Teams are all carrying out the tasks required and working in a cohesive manner

* Ensure that when new information comes to light that this is flowed out to the rest of the team as well as those external to the immediate team

Systems Engineering Lead skills and qualifications

* Experience of leading through the life of a large-scale systems development programme, ideally in the command and control domain

* Demonstrable knowledge and experience designing and integrating Complex Systems with a significant Software component.

* Experience of working on at least one of: Weapons Systems, Missiles, Tactical Datalinks, Radar or Land based command and control systems

* Proven people leadership skills

* Development of Verification & Acceptance (V&A) statements

* Experience in the Verification and Validation lifecycle

* Change proposal assessment and embodiment

* Safety Engineering

* Development of Systems for Defence applications

* Knowledge of Comms & RF Network Architectures

Cirrus Selection offers the services of an Employment Agency for permanent recruitment and the services of an Employment Business for contract recruitment

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