The position for Principal Engineer Systems Design in Bristol is no longer available
Principal Engineer Systems Design
We require a Systems Design Engineer to work at the Bristol site of one of the world's leading designers and developers of fully integrated defence systems
Role Purpose: Support and/or Lead the design of Complex Weapon Systems covering Land, Sea and Air based products.
*Carry out a full range of technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, individually or as a member of a project team.
*Lead engineering (L4) or Support (L3) activities in the field (and carry out the most complex activities) for specific products and customers to ensure the operability of MBDA products.
*Prepare a full range of specifications (System, Sub-System etc.), develop designs in line with demanding customer specifications.
*Define testing approaches and specify tests in assigned/specialist area(s) - See Skills and Knowledge.
*Plan, control and deliver assigned projects or work packages, and make an input as required to cross-functional projects/investigations.
*Liaise with customer and subcontractors e.g. Review Customer's needs, present findings and promote Design Solutions.
*Lead (L4) or Support (L3) Bid Preparation for future Systems work.
*Undertake the development of system concepts and ideas for the resolution of Technical Problems and future work.
*Undertake System performance analysis
*Undertake the definition of trials requirements
*Undertake Trials data analysis
*Successful and timely delivery of objectives
*Ability to adapt to changing circumstances
*The ability to think and develop solutions to complex technical problems.
*Provision of technical liaison
*Broadening Systems Design Skills by formal training and on the job training
*Positive (enthusiastic and energetic) approach to new tasks
*Delivery of new business.
*Challenge established thinking.
*Able to work on own initiative.
Skills and Knowledge
*Degree or equivalent in relevant discipline
*Experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment.
*Proven analytical and problem solving skills e.g. System Study Trade-offs
*Experience in two or more of the following
*Systems Architecture Development e.g. MODAF
*Requirements capture, decomposition and management
*System Design and Analysis
*Design Proving and Trials
*System assessment and acceptance
*Ideally worked (or a desire to work) in at least one of the following related Areas:
*Command & Control Systems
*Radar System Design
*Data Link Systems
*The ability to speak French and/or Italian would be beneficial.