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Functional Proving Lead - Bristol

Aerospace & Defence
Ref: 5512 Date Posted: Tuesday 14 Nov 2023
Functional Proving Lead
Location:                 Bristol
Salary:                      Circa £52,000 - depending on experience 
Package includes:
  • Company bonus of up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Annual salary review
  • Paid overtime
  • Up to 15 days flexi leave
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase)
  • Possible relocation available
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
Working within a world-leading, technical engineering organisation, we currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Functional Proving Lead. The company is an award-winning business that invests heavily in its staff, offering training, personal development and career progression opportunities. With a long order book, they are a stable business who have been growing over a number of years.
The Functional Proving Lead role:
The Networked Land Ceptor (NLC) team work to support the British Army in realising the full potential of its latest Ground Based Air Defence capability and help tailor this capability for the needs of emerging export customers. You’ll be building on world-class design: incorporating new ideas, functionality and technology to deliver to our customers.
This role is specific to joining the NLC Systems team, delivering enhanced functionality and support to Land Ceptor programmes. This role will draw on your system design skills and experiences, with the ability to grow verification and trial planning knowledge to support formal certification of Land Ceptor products.
Day to day the role includes analysing proposed solutions, influencing the verification approach required to achieve certification of the core sub-systems, and the organisation of evidence production, generation and review.
As the successful candidate, you will be comfortable adapting yourself and your approach to the challenge at hand; you will maintain vision amongst complexity and be adept at communicating this vision to drive, engage and influence partners.
The role will have a real impact on what we deliver to our customers, current and future, and in return will provide you with the opportunity to work independently across the company; genuine engineering challenges, and broad professional growth.
Functional Proving Lead experience required:
  • A capable Systems Engineering practitioner, ideally with experience across the full Systems Engineering lifecycle.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with technical specialists, partner teams and senior management.
  • Experience coordinating a team from a diverse engineering environment would be highly beneficial.
  • Ideally, experience in the writing, management and verification of requirements, including the use of IBM DOORS software.
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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