Systems Engineering Domain Lead – Tactical Datalinks - Bedfordshire

Ref: 1835 Date Posted: Monday 27 Jun 2022
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Systems Engineering Domain Lead – Tactical Datalinks
Location:                 Bedfordshire – With home working options
Salary:                      £60,000 to £85,000 (dependant on experience) + excellent benefits
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Engineering Domain Lead  who will provide technical knowledge for all aspects of TDL design and integration, reporting to the Chief Engineer.
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.
The Systems Engineering Domain Lead is part of the Systems Engineering team and will be responsible for providing consultation and developing solution architectures for all TDL related engineering matters.
You will have specific and substantial experience in designing systems which include TDL capability. Experience should include mission analysis, requirements development, system design, modelling and simulation and integration for both hardware and software aspects of TDL systems.
Specifically, you will:
  • Work with potential TDL suppliers to understand the benefits, performance and growth paths for their product
  • Understand the impact of the TDL system(s) on overall system behaviour and performance
  • Understand the impact of the TDL system(s) on different solution architectures.
  • Technically review and challenge TDL suppliers on their products, reports and observed performance.
  • Maintain currency on TDL developments and relevant STANAG/Mil-Std updates
  • Understand nuances of TDL system limitations and behaviours at system level.
  • Undertake technical trade studies on TDL processing options.
  • Understand and develop at sub-system level, requirements and interface definition for Tactical Datalink Processing.
  • Represent the company at industry and customer events
Systems Engineering Domain Lead skills and experience
  • Deep SME level knowledge of Tactical Datalink systems and of designing/developing the overall architecture of these systems
  • Knowledge of Mil-STDs and STANAGs for:
    • Link 16
    • JREAP
    • VMF
  • Knowledge of TDL deployment configuration options and limitations
  • Knowledge of TDL communication protocol and equipment standards
  • Knowledge of TDL network management and operational needs
  • Experience of design and integration of TDL into Command & Control systems.
  • Experience of systems engineering lifecycle through the life of a large-scale systems development programme
  • Experience of delivery of multiple TDL systems into service.
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