Job Description

Role: Lead Systems Engineer

Type: Contract

Sector: Defence

Location: Bristol

Salary/rate: £60 p/h (umbrella) - Inside IR35

6 month initial contract working for main of the main partners on the TEMPEST programme.

Overview: -

Lead Systems Engineer to work on the Future Combat Air System (Part of the tempest programme) project focussing on the defining of an Integrated Communication System (ICS). As Lead Systems Engineer, you will have the opportunity to take part in laying the foundations of future airborne defence communications.

Key skills, experience & qualifications: -

  • Responsible for supporting each of the sprints, taking on a range of tasks relating to developing the model for the ICS and associated requirements.
  • Definition and development of the CONEMP and CONOPS for the Communication System as well providing support to the overall system Operational Analysis
  • Definition and development of complex performance models to support the Communication System Operational Analysis
  • Identification of cutting edge and future technologies and the definition of Airborne Communication Systems roadmaps
  • Provide Comms System architectural technical expertise in design reviews and other forums
  • Provide a point of contact to the customer and other stakeholders regarding the overall Comms System architecture
  • Conducting system ICS trades
  • Responsible for the overall interface with the internal customers for the airborne Comms System.
  • Interfacing with other line of business to ensure that the Airborne Communication System is integrated to meet the overall needs of the TEMPEST programme.
  • Offer support and assistance into all areas of the Future Combat Aircraft Communication programme, as required.

Desirable: -

  • Communication system analysis/modelling/simulation tools.
  • Development of military and/or commercial communication systems.
  • Communication systems implementation, including knowledge of wave-forms, architectures, and protocols.
  • Development of a communication product through design, integration, verification, validation and certification.
  • Integration and balancing of complex airframe Electromagnetic requirements across a programme.

I am currently recruiting within a range of defence domains within Systems Engineering across weapon systems, radars, communications, combat systems and electronic warfare.

For full details please contact Paul Ellis at Outsource UK on 0161 694 9203 /

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