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Mission Planning Engineer - Bristol

Technical Engineering
Ref: 7241 Date Posted: Wednesday 26 Jun 2024
Mission Planning Engineer
Location:                 Bristol
Salary:                      Up to £60,000 (DOE)
Headline Benefits: A bonus of up to £2,500, Paid Overtime, Strong pension, 25 days annual leave with the option to accrue 15 additional days flexi leave, enhanced parental leave.
We’re working with an award-winning, engineering organisation, who are looking for a Mission Planning Engineer who will work on a system that is one of the key user interfaces for achieving mission success.
The Mission Planning Engineer role
You will work as a part of the Mission Planning team delivering SPEAR3 capabilities within the wider Weapon System domain, with an expectation to take ownership of technical activities across both the SPEAR3 Strike and Electronic Warfare capabilities.
The day-to-day responsibilities will include:
  • Leading technical delivery of Mission Planning systems engineering activities (e.g. requirements development, system design, test procedures)
  • Derivation of requirements and architectures to support the development of future capability
  • Proving and certification of the core Mission Planning product currently in development
  • Understanding of customer needs and the operational role of SPEAR EW capability and how this drives the Mission Planning design
  • Liaison with other functional domains to deliver output to the wider SPEAR Weapon Systems team
The role will require you to be on-site multiple days a week. Hybrid working is available but frequent on-site presence is required due to the nature of the work.
Mission Planning Engineer experience required
  • Strong Systems Engineering capability and experience
  • Experience across the whole systems engineering lifecycle
  • Excellent technical problem-solving skills
  • The ability to work effectively with multiple functional teams
  • Proficiency in engineering tools and configuration control
  • The ability to effectively communicate with customers and end users
  • An appreciation and understanding of working with a MBSE approach
  • An appreciation of the software development lifecycle.
The following experience would also be of benefit:
  • Experience within the Mission Planning domain
  • Experience in Electronic Warfare
  • Experience with the IBM engineering toolset (Rhapsody, DOORS, Engineering Workflow Manager, Engineering Test Manager).
This is a great opportunity to secure a position as a Mission Planning Engineer where you will work with a fantastic business with steady controlled growth, offering dynamic working, and fantastic opportunities to grow and develop your career further.
The business are firm believers in offering all staff the best possible platform to succeed, providing support for career development as well as personal assistance. They hold numerous awards on the back of this work and have a range of employee networks and internal communities that include Parents and Carers, Gender Equality, Neurodiversity, Pride, Ethnic Diversity and many more. They really care about their staff and are passionate about what they do and why they do it.
Due to the nature of the business, this particular vacancy requires all applicants as a minimum to be a British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship and capable of achieving the clearance levels required by the business.
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