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Functional Architect & Domain Lead, Launcher Systems


MBDA
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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Functional Architect & Domain Lead, Launcher Systems

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Role Title and Location: Functional Architect & Domain Lead, Launcher Systems - Bristol or Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8318

MBDA Level: 4

Reports to: Head of Launcher Systems

Part time working considered

The Opportunity

We’re recruiting a Functional Architect & Domain Lead to manage the team developing and maintaining the architecture and requirements of all variants of the launcher. You’ll be responsible for capturing the functional designs, supporting design reviews and product gates across the life cycle of the programme.

You’ll be able to influence how the team grows and adapts to the changing project needs, as well as influence how Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is used throughout MBDA, and shaping how launcher technology and equipment is developed in the future.

What are we looking for?

* Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering, preferably using IBM Rhapsody
* New ideas and a good systems engineering understanding.
* Degree in relevant engineering subject or equivalent experience
* Willingness to share ideas, help others, and communicate effectively with a large group of stakeholders
* Ideally experienced in avionics systems, electronics & embedded software, and knowledge of tools used for requirements capture (Windchill, RTC, RPE, Dimensions)

What’s in it for you?

Opportunity to gain broad experience of a really exciting new product across the life cycle. We’re working to challenging timelines so you can make a real difference by demonstrating the delivery-focussed attitude that MBDA values.

Training courses on MBSE, systems engineering, and product technology.

Progression opportunities towards either management or technical routes in a company that values the development of its colleagues.

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

The Role:

* Leading the team that develops and maintains the functional architecture and requirements of all variants of the launcher
* Deliver clear model based design artefacts and functional requirements to the Firing Unit Systems team
* Continuing established working relationships with other teams including Weapons Systems and Mission Planning to ensure inputs to the Launcher team are clear
* Capturing the Launcher functional design, supporting design reviews and product gates across the product life cycle
* Responsibility for configuration control, change management and release of the launcher architecture model
* Working closely with the V&V Lead to ensure efficient certification of the Launcher by delivering verification plans and evidence for functional requirements.
* Collaborating with Systems Capability team to improve processes

Here’s what’s great about our team

Forward-thinking, specialist team using MBSE to develop technology and equipment for innovative projects, both now and in the future.

This team connects all parts of the wider project, from high-level platform needs to detailed specification and verification at equipment level.

The team has a clear purpose and focus, a strong team ethic, and a real commitment to quality. We embrace change, value diversity, and challenge outdated working practices.

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
Functional Architect & Domain Lead, Launcher Systems

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: Functional Architect & Domain Lead, Launcher Systems - Bristol or Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8318

MBDA Level: 4

Reports to: Head of Launcher Systems

Part time working considered

The Opportunity

We’re recruiting a Functional Architect & Domain Lead to manage the team developing and maintaining the architecture and requirements of all variants of the launcher. You’ll be responsible for capturing the functional designs, supporting design reviews and product gates across the life cycle of the programme.

You’ll be able to influence how the team grows and adapts to the changing project needs, as well as influence how Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is used throughout MBDA, and shaping how launcher technology and equipment is developed in the future.

What are we looking for?

* Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering, preferably using IBM Rhapsody
* New ideas and a good systems engineering understanding.
* Degree in relevant engineering subject or equivalent experience
* Willingness to share ideas, help others, and communicate effectively with a large group of stakeholders
* Ideally experienced in avionics systems, electronics & embedded software, and knowledge of tools used for requirements capture (Windchill, RTC, RPE, Dimensions)

What’s in it for you?

Opportunity to gain broad experience of a really exciting new product across the life cycle. We’re working to challenging timelines so you can make a real difference by demonstrating the delivery-focussed attitude that MBDA values.

Training courses on MBSE, systems engineering, and product technology.

Progression opportunities towards either management or technical routes in a company that values the development of its colleagues.

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

The Role:

* Leading the team that develops and maintains the functional architecture and requirements of all variants of the launcher
* Deliver clear model based design artefacts and functional requirements to the Firing Unit Systems team
* Continuing established working relationships with other teams including Weapons Systems and Mission Planning to ensure inputs to the Launcher team are clear
* Capturing the Launcher functional design, supporting design reviews and product gates across the product life cycle
* Responsibility for configuration control, change management and release of the launcher architecture model
* Working closely with the V&V Lead to ensure efficient certification of the Launcher by delivering verification plans and evidence for functional requirements.
* Collaborating with Systems Capability team to improve processes

Here’s what’s great about our team

Forward-thinking, specialist team using MBSE to develop technology and equipment for innovative projects, both now and in the future.

This team connects all parts of the wider project, from high-level platform needs to detailed specification and verification at equipment level.

The team has a clear purpose and focus, a strong team ethic, and a real commitment to quality. We embrace change, value diversity, and challenge outdated working practices.

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families – the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.
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