System Design and Verification Lead

Bristol | Engineering , Systems

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years.

Working: Flexible working hours and some remote working potentials where possible.

It's no wonder, they have been among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, 2022, and most recently receiving three accreditation gold standard awards with Investors in People!

"Interesting work. Good work-life balance. Employees made to feel valued." Software Engineer, 5 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

"Promotes and believes in a good work/life balance Interesting work on most programmes Encourages internal mobility. Offers good development/training opportunities" Principal Systems Engineer, 19 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.


A system design & verification manager role has opened up in the team to lead key elements of the system design & verification activities for the first increment of the major capability update to the system. The role would be reporting to the head of system design.

The programme is just completing a two-year pre-development phase study to mature and de-risk the weapon system design to provide a brand new capability. The programme is now going through a major bid activity for the next phases of development, with contract award expected next year.

As the System Design & Verification Lead you would be one of the lead engineers responsible for delivering a high profile and key capability to the customer, and will have management responsibility across this prestigious programme.

Experience needed;

  • Ideally qualified to degree-level or equivalent experience in a Physics or Engineering based subject, such as; Electronics, Hardware, Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering etc.
  • Technical experience in systems Design, Verification and Validation.
  • Broad systems engineering background covering phases of the CADMID cycle from concept to manufacture, including generating TRSs, interface definitions, V&V planning, trials planning, qualification evidence generation and collation, generation of certification documents;
  • Ability to establish and maintain efficient and effective working relationships with stakeholders, customers and external teams.
  • Ability to produce concise, coherent and detailed technical reports of a high quality.
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively, with minimal management support.
  • Ability to work confidently in the face of ambiguity and multiple conflicting priorities to be able to identify the priority tasks and communicate effectively to the team.
  • Experience in leading / mentoring a team; or the ability to progress into a technical leadership role.

  • Desirable;

  • Experience in the Defence or related Safety critical sector.
  • Broad knowledge of weapon system design concepts; experience working on air defence systems desirable; knowledge of C2, missile and radar design desirable.

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05/10/2023 14:49:00
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