Technology Senior Lead Engineer

First Technical Recruitment Limited
Bournemouth, UK
20 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Technology Senior Lead Engineer

Our client is looking for a Technology Senior Lead Engineer to join a team in Bournemouth on a Permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities
• Safety first. Operate at Special Mission in accordance with the SHE standards. Identify where the SHE Standards are applicable to appointed operations/tasks and apply safe systems of work identified.
• Lead the maximization of team performance through motivation, conflict management and good communication.
• The safety, quality and design compliance of all activities
• Act as technical lead and design authority for nominated projects through the entire lifecycle
• Technical planning, work package definition, execution, monitoring, risk identification, mitigation and issue resolution
• Contribute to and lead customer meetings where appropriate
• Liaising with the customer and user: negotiating requirements and presentation of proposals for new and existing system behaviour
• Development of technical proposals in support of new bids, understanding, negotiating and presenting existing capability and new customer requirements
• Understanding and reviewing systems, software, hardware, test and integration documentation to confirm that the software, hardware and architecture design are compliant
• Maintain, grow and promote relevant technical skills and domain knowledge - help develop staff competency by sharing domain knowledge and skills
• Contribute to bids and estimating - increase the chance of successful bid by providing appropriate/quality input to the satisfaction of the Bid Manager and other stakeholders
• Fulfil tasks to agreed time, budget and quality
• Carry out requirements engineering/management and engineering design methods as required
• Recognising the need for and proposing process and product improvements to ensure best practice and compliance with relevant standards (including safety)
• Provides governance to the team in the application of and compliance with engineering processes and practices, including engineering framework, LCM and regulatory requirements
• Travel within the UK and overseas to support business needs as necessary
• Any other duties that are reasonably requested by management within the capability of the incumbent.
• Travel within the UK and overseas to support business needs as necessary

• Demonstrable track record of technical delivery
• 10+ years' experience of working within an aircraft special mission environment specialising in one or more the following areas, electronic warfare systems, radar systems, EO/IR sensor systems, mission management/console systems, software integration and networks .
• Aircraft systems Integration, testing and flight certification.
• Network security, TEMPEST requirements, HMI design, Linux, C++.
• Familiarity with aerospace and defence industries, markets, products and technologies
• Familiarity with the product lifecycle from system requirements, architecture, design, integration, qualification, verification, through to production and support.
• Requirements Management (all levels), methodologies and toolsets
• Systems Design, methodologies and toolsets
• Experience of regulatory requirements and procedures related to air traffic management and airborne systems is desirable
• Excellent knowledge and experience of LCM and Engineering Design Reviews
• Significant experience and understanding of configuration management techniques and associated standards.
• Proven ability to work and deliver to time pressure and deadlines
• Proven technical leadership role on projects to drive the engineered solution through lifecycle
• Demonstrable performance in team building, fostering organisational culture and delivering continuous improvement.
• Desirable - CEng, MEng/MSc

At First Recruitment we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That's why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

This is a superb opportunity for anyone looking to work for a reputable organisation.

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