Maritime Combat System Lead Engineer

Zoek Pin Havant, Hampshire, England

£60000 - £65000/annum

Permanent (Full time)

Posted 7 days ago

Maritime Combat System Lead Engineer

Specific Job Description:
This position is for a Lead Maritime Combat Systems Engineer, principally focused on the air and missile defence domain including Directed Energy Weapons. The role will contribute to developing and growing this line of business including System Engineering activities in support of Maritime opportunity identification activities, operational analysis and design studies, bid support and programme performance (design, development, production, delivery and follow-on support and enhancements).

Required skills:
-Proven experience with and leadership of successful design, implementation, integration, test, installation and acceptance of Maritime Combat Systems.
-Business-focused attitude and ability to synthesize business and contractual needs and requirements into effective system solution architectures within agreed technical, schedule and cost constraints.
-Experience of supporting Business Development and Capture Teams in pursuit of new opportunities including operational analysis, preliminary solution definition, solution design and preparation and delivery of proposal material including schedule and cost estimates.
-Able to support Systems Engineering tasking - requirements analysis, decomposition, allocation, systems integration and testing.
-Excellent communication and presentation skills with an ability to convey complex data in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
-Working knowledge of current Defence Standards as applicable to the maritime combat systems domain.

Desired skills:
-Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of engineering, programme management and business leadership.
-Familiarity with maritime air defence systems (hardkill and softkill) and Threat Evaluation and Weapon Allocation protocols.
-Familiarity with Directed Energy Weapons.
-Ability to interpret current practices and processes, recommend improvements where necessary and drive change.
-Able to develop Technology Roadmaps and conduct assessment of existing Systems, modified or new Systems, and embodiment of COTS/MOTS Systems.
-Able to conduct internal and customer-funded Research and Development studies.
-Experience of Model Based Engineering and Digital Development Environments.
-Ability to plan and control own work and that of assigned staff.
-Able to demonstrate strong technical leadership within a busy environment whilst providing guidance and mentoring to other engineers.

Travel:
Potential travel but not at the moment due to covid. Primarily working from home but potential to go to customer sites & Havant office when things return to normal. Driving license not essential.

The Maritime Combat System Lead Engineer role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance

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