Systems Engineering Domain Lead – Ground-Based Air Defence Weapons - Bedfordshire

Ref: 1946 Date Posted: Sunday 31 Jul 2022
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Systems Engineering Domain Lead – Ground-Based Air Defence Weapons
Location:                 Bedfordshire – With home working options
Salary:                      £60,000 to £85,000 (dependant on experience) + Pension, 4 day week
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Engineering Domain Lead within Ground-Based Air Defence Weapons, who will take responsibility for specifying, developing, and delivering the overall architecture of complex weapons systems in conjunction with other SMEs and Technical leaders.
Due to growth, we need critical subject matter experts to underpin these developing business streams, in order to design, integrate and deliver real systems. As the successful applicant, you will operate at the core of this expanding team driving technical direction and developing junior staff.
As the Systems Engineering Domain Lead, you will act as the subject matter expert and technical authority for all aspects of weapon system integration, reporting to the Chief Engineer. The role is part of the System Engineering team and is responsible for providing consultation, developing solution architectures, company representation and mentoring for all Weapon system-related engineering matters.

You will have specific and substantial experience in designing systems which include integrated weapon system capability. Experience should include; mission analysis, requirements development, system design, modelling and simulation and integration for both hardware and software aspects of weapon system integration.
Specifically, you will:
  • Lead the selection, integration and delivery of weapon systems into C2 systems
  • Understand, quantify and inform as to how weapon system options and associated limitations impact complete system performance and behaviour
  • Work with potential weapon system suppliers to understand the benefits, performance and growth paths for their product
  • Technically review and challenge weapon system suppliers on their products, reports and observed performance.
  • Maintain currency on weapon system technology developments
  • Perform rigorous quantitative weapon system trade studies to inform the system design
  • Understand and develop at sub-system level, requirements and interface definition for weapon system command and control.
  • Represent the company at industry and customer events
Systems Engineering Domain Lead skills and experience
  • Knowledge of Safety Engineering design and standards
  • Knowledge of Weapon system operating modes, architecture and performance.
  • Knowledge of networked weapon systems
  • Knowledge of current and relevant STANAG/Mil-Std
  • Understanding of the impact of the Subsystems on overall system behaviour and performance
  • Understanding of the nuances of system limitations and behaviours at system level.
  • Experience in undertaking technical / performance trade studies
  • Experience performing mission analysis
  • Experience developing requirements and interface documentation for weapon system integration.
  • Experience designing and integrating weapon systems within Complex Systems with a significant Software component.
  • Experience working with potential suppliers to understand the benefits, performance and growth paths for their product
  • Experience of challenging suppliers on their products, reports and observed performance.
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