Systems Engineering Team Leader - Integrated Systems

Luton, UK
14 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Key Role Attributes

Systems Engineering | Lifecycle Management | Development | Stakeholder Management | Integrated Systems| Work Package Management | Leadership | Decision Making | AGILE Workstyle

What type of project will you be working on?
  • Cutting-Edge: You will be part of a team developing state-of-the-art airborne electronic systems for the most advanced fighter aircraft ever to be made.
  • Innovative: You will be involved with novel product development and emerging technologies that have been supported by Leonardo's £200m annual investment in research and development.
  • Challenging: This project will push the boundaries of innovation, technology, and the ingenuity of our engineering community to bring about a step change in performance and capability of our airborne electronic systems.
  • Collaborative: Leonardo's participation in the program will involve UK-wide collaboration across multiple business areas including, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems, and Communication Systems.
  • Customer-Focused: You will be supporting the future needs of the UK Royal Air Force and working closely with our customer will be vital to ensure that our solutions meet their future operational needs.

What will this role provide you with?
  • Prestige: You can be at the forefront of the provision of a truly significant UK defence programme.
  • Influence: You will be able to apply your knowledge and experience to influence the next generation of sensor and communication systems for a next generation combat aircraft.
  • Teamwork: You will work alongside like-minded professional engineers in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Continuous Learning: You'll be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring.
  • Connections: You will be joining an expansive team of around 7,000 people at six major sites across the UK.
  • Legacy: We are proud of our rich heritage in Electronic Warfare (EW); over 100 years of EW history. Today we're providing the latest advances in radio frequency technology and you can be part of the next 100 year legacy.

Key Responsibility Areas

What will you do?
  • Working with and influencing key project stakeholders
  • Implementing and leading engineering lifecycle processes and reporting on key measures
  • Managing requirements through to V&V activities to enable successful product delivery
  • Manage and deliver WPs to cost, schedule, and quality requirements, iaw engineering processes and engineering plans
  • Supporting the provision of cost/schedule estimates and performing peer review for others
  • Developing and executing engineering plans, including the capture and management of risk
  • Manage the Team's capability provision (size/skill/experience)
  • Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

What key skills and experience do you require?
  • Ability to influence and lead the direction for requirements and design decisions.
  • Experience of people management and technical leadership
  • Strong track record of schedule creation and adherence with projects of high complexity.
  • Proven ability to deliver to agreed cost, schedule, and quality performance targets.
  • Ability to cope with design complexity and significant levels of uncertainty.
  • Knowledge of architecture frameworks tools and requirements management methods and tools (e.g. DOORS).
  • Desirable to have knowledge of Radar, EO/IR and/or EW technology.

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