Chief Systems Engineer - Future Capability - Stevenage

Ref: 975 Date Posted: Friday 17 Sep 2021
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Chief Systems Engineer - Future Capability
Location:          Stevenage
Salary:                £45,000 to £55,000 + bonus, flexible working options & good pension
An exciting, high-profile opportunity has become available with a world leading engineering organisation, where you will have the responsibility to help shape the Product and Platform Roadmaps in the Airborne Systems Domain.
Working for the Head of Platform Future Capability within the Airborne Systems Integration (ASI) team the Chief Systems Engineer Future Capability will provide a focused ASI Systems input into the Portfolio (current and future), Weapon Product Line development and the Systems Design Airborne Systems functional activities.
You will join a thriving community of senior Systems Engineers and beyond this role, you can expect development towards either senior project or function roles either within Engineering or within Programmes.
Chief Systems Engineer Role will involve:
  • Leading Systems input into ASI coherence on Product and Platform Roadmaps
  • Providing support to SBD for Export Integration Campaigns
  • Providing Portfolio requirements to drive future integration coherence (i.e., Lead VAF coherence & provide systems support to Future Portfolio)
  • Providing the ASI input into SDAS IRAD & Functional Improvement activities (supporting GPI, GSA etc.)
  • Providing support to ASI PAM and CPIs on management of transversal product assurance issues
  • Responsibility for delivering content of Integration Programme reviews / investigations (including TEX Reviews)
Chief Systems Engineer experience required
  • You will be well versed in weapons systems thinking and able to thrive in an environment where uncertainty and change is the norm, and where the following will be required:
  • Engagement across a wide internal multifunctional stakeholder group
  • Undertaking complex trade-offs to identify the ‘best’ solutions
  • Highly developed communication, negotiating and influencing skills
  • Maintaining a flexible response to rapidly changing customer and technical environments
  • Ability to work with and through others at all levels
You will have the skills and behaviours to work effectively in a complex internal and external partner environment
This company can offer you a fantastic chance to grow, develop and fulfil your career within a dynamic engineering environment and provide ongoing training, development, and progression opportunities.
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