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Systems Engineer – Airborne RF Electronics Design & Development

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Ref. 000378


Closing Date: 29/04/2019


Job Description

Systems Engineering | Airborne RF Sensor & Communication Systems | Design & Development | Lifecycle Management | Stakeholder Management | Mentoring | Decision-Making | Work Package Management | Bids



We are seeking Systems Engineers who have the skills and experience, as well and the energy and enthusiasm to actively support the development of current and next generation airborne RF sensor and communication electronic systems within the Electronic Warfare domain.


Working within a multi-disciplined team, you will be involved in a wide variety of activities across the systems engineering lifecycle. You will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from a wide-range of technical experts as well as engaging with our customer community. You will be involved in the development of cutting-edge sensor products and technologies, utilising industry-leading tools, techniques and process.



Key Responsibility Areas

You will have responsibility for supporting your team in achieving project delivery solutions in accordance with agreed schedules and to the required standards. You should be familiar with the overall systems engineering lifecycle and possess a strong aptitude for technical problem-solving and decision-making, as well as a desire for personal learning and development.


Your role will require you to develop excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and therefore an element of travel within the UK and abroad is to be anticipated.



Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

You should have as a minimum an undergraduate degree in Engineering or related scientific discipline, alongside experience of the following:

  • Some familiarity with airborne RF electronics technology, performance, & operational concepts
  • Supporting aspects of product design, development & delivery
  • Understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle & review gates
  • Creating, updating & managing requirements to enable correct flow-down & traceability
  • Creating, updating & managing test procedures to prove requirements compliance
  • Managing end-to-end lifecycle traceability & reporting to achieve certification & delivery
  • Following engineering lifecycle processes & supporting the reporting of key measures
  • Mentoring of junior personnel (e.g. STEM activities)
  • Ability to effectively manage own time, potentially across multiple activities
    Working with a range of technical & non-technical project stakeholders across multiple disciplines
  • Contributing to the capture & management of risk
  • Supporting the provision of cost/schedule estimates & performing peer review for others
  • Delivery of assigned tasking to agreed cost, schedule, & quality requirements, iaw engineering processes & engineering plans
  • Actively support knowledge sharing & exploitation of best practice

We will support your continuing professional development with both formal & informal training opportunities.

We work in a modern, flexible environment that aims to accommodate your personal needs wherever possible.





Headquartered in Italy, Leonardo has over 45,600 employees. With its offices and industrial plants, the Company is present in 180 sites worldwide, with a significant industrial presence in four domestic markets (Italy, the UK, the U.S. and Poland) as well as strategic partnerships in the most important high potential international markets.


Contact information:

Recruitment Team

Email: leonardo.gb@mailhr.info

Phone: 0333 999 3379