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TEAM TEMPEST Airborne Communications Model-Based Systems Engineering

General information


Ref. 000265


Closing Date: 25/01/2019


Job Description



• Cutting-Edge: You will be part of 'Team Tempest'
(announced at the 2018 Farnborough International Airshow),
developing state-of-the-art airborne electronic 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 £200m 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 systems.
• Collaborative: Leonardo's participation in Team Tempest
will involve UK-wide collaboration across multiple business
areas including, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems, and
Communication Systems.
• Customer-Focused: You will be supporting the future needs
of the UK Royal Air Force and working closely with our
customer will be vital to ensure that our solutions meet their
future operational needs.



Key Responsibility Areas



• Utilise specialist MBSE knowledge to develop, employ and
communicate MBSE methodology and toolset.
• Produce guidelines to ensure common and coherent
understanding and employment of MBSE methodology.
• Own and manage requirements to ensure coherence with
MBSE approach and to support / inform design teams.
• Ensure modelling follows a unified process and is
generated with suitable quality to support required DAL
• Establish appropriate modelling methods to be utilised for
airborne communication systems.
• Providing technical leadership and mentoring in MBSE
techniques, requirements, and system analysis.
• Coordinate technical outputs from multiple internal
stakeholders (e.g. subsystem maturity assessments,
subsystem technical route maps).
• Provide technical assessment and advice to other technical
leads within the communications team.
• Develop reports and presentations for delivery to
customers & industry partners.
• Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and
industry partners.



Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required



• Expertise with MBSE / architecture tools, languages, and
• Extensive knowledge and experience of working across the
full systems engineering lifecycle.
• Experience of presenting a formal design reviews and
establishing evidence for certification.
• Formal requirements capture, definition, and management
methods within an MBSE framework, using DOORS.
• Substantial systems architecture design and requirements
verification & validation experience.
• Extensive use of modelling languages (e.g. SysML) and
model-based analysis methodologies.
• Understanding of airborne communications systems and
their associated sub-systems.
• Ability to cope with a high degree of design complexity and
significant levels of uncertainty.
• Minimum of undergraduate degree in engineering,
mathematics, or physics.
• Team leadership and/or mentoring of junior personnel.
• Working with and influencing stakeholders (internal and
• Strong aptitude for problem-solving and decision-making.
• Excellent written and verbal presentation ability.





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