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Systems Engineer Deep Strike Mission Planning

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Job Description:

Job Title: Systems Engineer - Deep Strike Mission Planning

6 months initial contract

SC clearance required

Rate dependent on experience

Overview of department:

An opportunity has arisen to join a small, driven and dynamic team within the Mission Planning & Control department, who are focused on delivering a Mission Planning product for the UK domestic customer. You will be working on a key Mission Planning product within the Storm Shadow weapon system. The project is a multi-phase development focused on both hardware and software obsolescence as well as functional enhancements.

Responsibilities:

You will have the opportunity to…

  • Work within a cross-functional team spanning Systems, Software, Guidance, Control & Navigation, Simulation & Modelling and more.
  • Conduct systems engineering activities within a contract with heavy end user involvement.
  • Author key documents, both internal and for the Customer/End User.
  • You will provide key inputs to requirements capture, design freezes
  • Undertake system integration work and informal and formal testing.
  • Produce verification/validation evidence and support the certification process, as well as system acceptance.

Skillset/experience required:

  • Strong understanding of System Engineering Process is essential with significant recent experience in a systems engineering role ideally across the full lifecycle.
  • Experience in tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management essential (use of RTC is highly beneficial)
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively in a collaborative environment both physically and virtually is essential.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including an ability to author or contribute to technical reports and documentation are essential.
  • Experience of technical problem solving.
  • General understanding of mission planning would be of benefit.
  • Excellent 'can do' attitude and pro-active behaviours are essential.
  • Engineering degree or equivalent.
  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation

    No

  • Industry Sector Other

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