Platform Engineering Lead

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Platform Engineering Lead

An opportunity has arisen for a Platform Engineering Lead to join one of the world's largest defence primes. This position has the flexibility to be based out of any of their multiple locations around the UK. We are ideally seeking a talented Engineer who has previously provided solutions to integrating equipment in to fixed/rotory wing aircraft. Due to the nature of the work, all applicants must be able and willing to obtain SC clearance.

Job Description

Job Title: Platform Engineering Lead
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Location: Bedfordshire (Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Bedford, Luton, Stevenage, Leighton Buzzard, Northampton)

One of the world's largest defence organisations are now seeking a Platform Engineering Lead to join their team. This is a permanent opportunity with a competitive salary + fantastic company benefits. This position can be based out of a number of the client's sites including Bedfordshire, Hampshire or Bristol. Due to the nature of the work, all applicants must be able and willing to obtain SC clearance.

Working under direction from the Project Engineering Manager the Platform Engineering Lead has ultimate responsibility for delivery of the Technical Solution for the assigned platforms. This will involve working closely with the programme delivery teams, partners, suppliers and customers.

Skills Required

* Educated to degree level in engineering related subject or equivalent experience
* Experience of complex platform integration programmes (Air preferred)
* Knowledge and experience of working with military platform level design organisations
* Experience in the role of Test, Evaluation and Acceptance engineering, including Release to Service
* Strong leadership, problem solving and negotiation skills
* Commercially astute


* Knowledge of current and future technologies associated with Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) Systems
* Experience of working on multinational programmes

Should you be interested in applying or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Daniel Smith on 02392458040 or email your latest CV

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.
Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited operates & advertises as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for contract/temporary positions.

Key Consultant

Daniel Smith


I specialise in permanent and contract recruitment within aerospace and defence. I excel at resourcing engineering and professional support services within the defence industry encompassing commercial management, operations, planning, PMO, procurement, quality assurance, systems safety and systems/software engineering.