1672BR Lethality Systems Engineer

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1672BR Lethality Systems Engineer

Lethality Systems Engineer Business Area Missiles and Fire Control Up to £58p/h Ampthill, Bedfordshire Vacancy Type Contract Duration (Contract/Fixed Term) 6 months Hours Per Week 37.5 Positions Available 2 Positions Remaining 2 Country United Kingdom (UK)

Job Description

Lethality Systems Engineer
Business Area Missiles and Fire Control
Up to £58p/h
Ampthill, Bedfordshire
Vacancy Type Contract
Duration (Contract/Fixed Term) 6 months
Hours Per Week 37.5
Positions Available 2
Positions Remaining 2
Country United Kingdom (UK)

Business Environment Our client is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of a major defence engineering corporation with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focussing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability. With a significant percentage of the revenue being subcontracted to key partners and suppliers, the Sub-contracts function is fundamental to business success. We are looking for talented individuals with demonstrable experience in delivering complex, high value, critical components and services from suppliers. In return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path.
Programme Ampthill - Warrior
Specific Job Description The WCSP Lethality team is delivering new capability and functionality into the main WCSP programme. The Lethality domain encompasses the key aspects of the WCSP system from Fire Control, Turret Drives, Weapon Control through to the Primary Weapon system. As part of the continued success of the WCSP programme require experienced Systems Engineers to join the Lethality team.

The positions will report to the Lethality System Design Authority and will be involved in:
" Overseeing the main subcomponent deliveries through the external supply chain and ensuring that all components are delivered in accordance with their respective design artefacts.
" Embodiment of engineering change requests
" Development and maintenance of system and sub-system interfaces
" Development of artefacts to support programme level review gates
" Contributing to the verification and acceptance arguments for the Lethality domain requirements
This role will encompass experienced knowledge of requirements management and leadership, liaison with supply chain professionals and working across electrical, mechanical and software boundaries.
Functional Area Ampthill - Engineering
Vacancy Location Ampthill - Bedfordshire
Required skills, qualifications and experience
o Working within a large multi-disciplinary engineering team
o Excellent knowledge of various Systems Engineering lifecycle concepts
o Ability to use innovation and traditional methods to develop technical solutions to both simple and more complex problems
o Experience of working on complex electro-mechanical systems or similar, preferably in a military domain
o Experience of using IBM DOORS to manage requirements and acceptance evidence
o Development of Interface control documents and specifications
o Frequent use and application of Systems Engineering technical standards, and MoD documentation (e.g. Def Stans), principles, theories, concepts and techniques and applying their relevance to the projects
o Development of Verification & Acceptance (V&A) statements
o Experience of working with suppliers to ensure verification evidence is at the required maturity
o Electrical and Mechanical engineering knowledge/background
o Team player
o Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Ability to work to tight deadlines

Desired skills, qualifications and experience o Knowledge of MILCAN and Network Architectures
o Knowledge of Armoured Fighting Vehicles design
Clearance Required for Role SC
Clearance to Start BPSS
Equal Opportunity Statement Our client recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Travel Details All Ampthill Based
Team Size and Structure 5-10 Systems Engineers
Role Synopsis Experienced Systems Engineers. Specific Lethality/Weapons Systems not required.
RAG (& Justification) Red - To replace leavers for immediate work
Interview Process and Manager Availability Telephone/F2F depending on location

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Key Consultant

Matt Seeney


I recruit primarily in the defence and aerospace industries here in the UK. I am always interested to speak to Systems & Software Engineers of all levels with defence and aerospace experience.