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System Engineering National Technical Lead


MBDA
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
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Role Title and Location: System Engineering National Technical Lead, Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8065S

MBDA Level: 5

Reports to: Head of System Engineering

The Opportunity

The Capability & Governance Directorate has the responsibility for managing the international functional improvement activities for the Engineering Directorate. This involves a myriad of activities including research & development; management of major improvement initiatives; the development of policies and guidance to help our engineers develop our systems; knowledge accessibility; future skill identification and training. Specifically, there are activities to improve our MBDA’s Systems Engineering practices, including Model Based Engineering in support of an end-to-end Digital Engineering capability. To help us deliver this remit, we are looking for a National Technical Lead who to deliver and co-ordinate the UK elements of the international Systems Engineering Improvement Activities

What are we looking for?

* Significant Systems Engineering experience, including experience of the application to projects of model based techniques

* Current or Future Technical Expertin SE domain

* Confidence in working in an international environment

* Confidence in working with many different stakeholders, from practitioners to senior managers.

* Ability to understand processes, and how to tailor them as applicable to stakeholder needs

* Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, able to build effective and productive relationships

* Understanding of wider aspects/implications of problems and issues

* Able to cope with a rapidly changing environment

* Good mediator and communicator when dealing with a range of people in different disciplines

* Able to stimulate and inspire others

* Experience of managing/working on improvement programmes is desirable but not essential

* Experience of international team working is desirable but not essential

What’s in it for you?

* Technical Training and development available

* You will potentially be involved with any project or function within MBDA (nationally and internationally)

* You will be able to develop your expertise in all aspects of System Engineering

* Travel will be required within Europe and this brings the opportunity to develop your international networking skills

What would you get?

Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), superb learning and development opportunities and more….

The Role

Capability & Governance is expanding, and is currently managing several critical improvement projects across MBDA. The role involves supporting the international cohesion of Systems Engineering culture and practice. Activities include:

* Work with the Head of Systems Engineering to deliver the multi-year Model Based Engineering plan.

* Work with National Capability Teams to bring appropriate cohesion to the national culture and practices

* Act as a focal point for the international Systems Engineering culture and practice within home nation, informing the international Systems Engineering Strategy with national needs and issues.

* Contribute to the International Systems Engineering Communities of Practice or Focus Groups

* Mentoring other Systems Engineering practitioners

* Assessment of model based practice against the MBE Maturity Model.

* Work with the wider Processes and Methods team and National Capability Teams to develop and pilot new methods where appropriate

What’s great about the team?

* You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team who are passionate about improving the way we undertake our system engineering activities

* The team is consistently striving to deliver improvement activities - which involves reacting to new technologies, proposing changes to work more efficiently and helping to influence others

* Working with all projects and functions in the business means that the work is very diverse and rewarding

* Working in a team where changing circumstances and prioritisation is always challenging and inspiring

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

MBDA is 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.

Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news by following our MBDA LinkedIn Company page.* Directorate

GROUP ENGINEERING

* Discipline

Systems Engineering/Design

* Title

System Engineering National Technical Lead

* City

Stevenage

* Job Ref no

P8065S

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System Engineering National Technical Lead

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver For A More Secure Tomorrow

Role Title and Location: System Engineering National Technical Lead, Stevenage

Job Ref No: P8065S

MBDA Level: 5

Reports to: Head of System Engineering

The Opportunity

The Capability & Governance Directorate has the responsibility for managing the international functional improvement activities for the Engineering Directorate. This involves a myriad of activities including research & development; management of major improvement initiatives; the development of policies and guidance to help our engineers develop our systems; knowledge accessibility; future skill identification and training. Specifically, there are activities to improve our MBDA’s Systems Engineering practices, including Model Based Engineering in support of an end-to-end Digital Engineering capability. To help us deliver this remit, we are looking for a National Technical Lead who to deliver and co-ordinate the UK elements of the international Systems Engineering Improvement Activities

What are we looking for?

* Significant Systems Engineering experience, including experience of the application to projects of model based techniques

* Current or Future Technical Expertin SE domain

* Confidence in working in an international environment

* Confidence in working with many different stakeholders, from practitioners to senior managers.

* Ability to understand processes, and how to tailor them as applicable to stakeholder needs

* Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills, able to build effective and productive relationships

* Understanding of wider aspects/implications of problems and issues

* Able to cope with a rapidly changing environment

* Good mediator and communicator when dealing with a range of people in different disciplines

* Able to stimulate and inspire others

* Experience of managing/working on improvement programmes is desirable but not essential

* Experience of international team working is desirable but not essential

What’s in it for you?

* Technical Training and development available

* You will potentially be involved with any project or function within MBDA (nationally and internationally)

* You will be able to develop your expertise in all aspects of System Engineering

* Travel will be required within Europe and this brings the opportunity to develop your international networking skills

What would you get?

Competitive salary, flexible working, paid overtime (subject to level), a comprehensive pension scheme, employee funded voluntary private healthcare, sporting activities, fantastic site facilities, bonus schemes (subject to level), superb learning and development opportunities and more….

The Role

Capability & Governance is expanding, and is currently managing several critical improvement projects across MBDA. The role involves supporting the international cohesion of Systems Engineering culture and practice. Activities include:

* Work with the Head of Systems Engineering to deliver the multi-year Model Based Engineering plan.

* Work with National Capability Teams to bring appropriate cohesion to the national culture and practices

* Act as a focal point for the international Systems Engineering culture and practice within home nation, informing the international Systems Engineering Strategy with national needs and issues.

* Contribute to the International Systems Engineering Communities of Practice or Focus Groups

* Mentoring other Systems Engineering practitioners

* Assessment of model based practice against the MBE Maturity Model.

* Work with the wider Processes and Methods team and National Capability Teams to develop and pilot new methods where appropriate

What’s great about the team?

* You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team who are passionate about improving the way we undertake our system engineering activities

* The team is consistently striving to deliver improvement activities - which involves reacting to new technologies, proposing changes to work more efficiently and helping to influence others

* Working with all projects and functions in the business means that the work is very diverse and rewarding

* Working in a team where changing circumstances and prioritisation is always challenging and inspiring

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual’s ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

MBDA is 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.

Are you a member of LinkedIn? If so, you are invited to view future MBDA UK opportunities and news by following our MBDA LinkedIn Company page.* Directorate

GROUP ENGINEERING

* Discipline

Systems Engineering/Design

* Title

System Engineering National Technical Lead

* City

Stevenage

* Job Ref no

P8065S

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