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TEAM TEMPEST Principal Systems Engineer Airborne ES & ECM Architecture Design

General information


Ref. 000281


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



• Definition of architectures & requirements for sensor data
processing and ECM technique generation.
• Perform systems functional analysis and refine
architectures of complex multi-sensor and controller
• Liaise with sensors and communications technical
specialist teams to design mechanisms for control of (i) the
elements of the EW (ES/ECM) system, and (ii) interoperability
of the connected RF receivers and transmitters.
• Perform analysis and modelling to demonstrate the
effectiveness of algorithms and associated control
• Technical reporting of key findings and recommendations
for delivery to customers & industry partners.
• Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and
industry partners.



Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required



• High proficiency in mathematical modelling using tools
such as MATLAB and Simulink.
• Comprehensive understanding of airborne radar systems
• Good understanding of beam forming techniques would be
• Strong numerical and analytical ability.
• Ability to cope with a high degree of design complexity and
significant levels of uncertainty.
• Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational
capabilities, and use (DAS, EO / IR, Radar, Comms)
• Extensive experience of stakeholder interaction with
customers and industrial partners.
• Excellent written and verbal presentation ability.
• Knowledge of architecture frameworks (e.g. SysML) tools
(e.g. Enterprise Architect / Rhapsody) and requirements
management methods and tools (e.g. DOORS).





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