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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Senior Systems Engineer

Nationwide, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Leonardo has a fantastic opportunity for to further their professional development in an organisation at the forefront of aircraft technology within the international Major Air Programmes area.

Cutting-Edge: You will be developing state-of-the-art airborne electronic sensor systems for the most advanced fighter aircraft ever to be made.

Innovative: You will be involved with novel product development and emerging technologies that have been supported by Leonardo's multi-million pound annual investment in research and development.

Challenging: This project will push the boundaries of innovation, technology, and the ingenuity of our engineering community to bring about a step change in performance and capability of our airborne electronic sensor systems.

Collaborative: You will be involved in UK and possibility international-wide collaboration across multiple business areas including, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems, and Communication Systems.

Customer-Focused: You will be supporting the future needs of our customer and working closely with them will be vital to ensure that our solutions meet their required future operational capability.

What you will get:

Prestige: You can be at the forefront of the provision of a truly significant defence programme.
Influence: You will be able to apply your knowledge and experience to influence the next generation of sensor and communication systems for a next generation combat aircraft.
Teamwork: You will work alongside like-minded professional engineers in a highly collaborative environment.
Continuous Learning: You'll be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring.
Connections: You will be joining an expansive team of around 7,000 people at six major sites across the UK.
Legacy: We are proud of our rich heritage in Electronic Warfare (EW); over 100 years of EW history. Today we're providing the latest advances in radio frequency technology and you can be part of the next 100 year legacy. What you will do:

Understand and interpret user requirements in order to influence and define the system requirements, architecture, and design, liaising with sensor and communication technical specialist teams.
Utilise operational analysis modelling results to develop the architecture and requirements set.
Perform systems functional analysis and refine architectures of complex multi-sensor and controller systems.
Assess system design compliance against user and system requirements, alongside key performance parameters.
Identify performance improvements and propose candidate solutions and implementation methods.
Develop reports and presentations for delivery to customers & industry partners.
Travel within the UK and potentially international to meet with our customers and industry partners.

Experience of developing complex architectures (ideally airborne sensor and/or communication systems).
Knowledge of MBSE development tools and techniques (e.g. SysML)
Proficient in requirements management methods and tools (DOORS).
Strong analytical and problem-solving ability.
Ability to cope with design complexity and uncertainty.
Testing and evaluation experience of development / maturing systems would be of benefit.
Experience of internal/external stakeholder interaction at varying levels of seniority.
Excellent written and verbal presentation abilities.

Experience working in the defence (ideally airborne) industry.
Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational capabilities, and use (DAS, EO / IR, Radar, Comms)
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