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TEAM TEMPEST Senior Systems Engineer EW System Concepts, Requirements & Design


General information

 

Ref. 000288

 

Closing Date: 29/03/2019

 

Job Description

 

Early lifecycle Systems Engineering to develop concepts and requirements and perform functional analysis for an advanced multi-function EW system integral to a future multi-role combat aircraft

 

Key Role Attributes


TEAM TEMPEST | Future Concepts | Requirements Definition | DOORS | Functional Analysis | Systems Modelling | Design & Development | MATLAB | Simulink | Electronics | Airborne EW RF Sensor Technology


What type of project will you be working on?

 

  • 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

 

What will you do?

 

  • Supporting the definition, design and development of an advanced EW system to perform (i) passive and active surveillance, and (Ii) countermeasures to mitigate posed threats to the platform.
  • Definition of requirements for the overall EW system and its subsystem elements.
  • Liaise with design specialists to develop candidate concepts and architectures.
  • Perform systems functional analysis and refine architectures for receiver and transmitter systems.
  • Develop design specifications suitable to inform and guide implementation teams.
  • Use modelling to explore the design space and perform system analysis and trade-off studies.
  • Produce technical reports of key findings and recommendations for delivery to customers & industry partners.
  • Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners.

 

What key skills and experience do you require? 

 

  • A strong foundation in systems engineering principles and experience of early life-cycle system development.
  • Experience in writing and interpreting requirements specifications and designing test procedures.
  • Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational capabilities, and use (particularly RF systems).
  • Proficiency in the use of mathematical modelling tools such as MATLAB and Simulink.
  • 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).

 

 

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

 

What will this role provide you with?

 

  • Prestige: You can be at the forefront of the provision of a truly significant UK defence programme; Tempest.
  • 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.

 

 

 

 

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.

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Contact information:

Recruitment Team

Email: leonardo.gb@mailhr.info

Phone: 0333 999 3379