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Systems Engineering Manager


Thales
Location: Crawley
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Management Jobs
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Location: Crawley, United Kingdom

Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Primary Purpose of Role

The main purpose of the Engineering Manager is to plan and coordinate the whole engineering activities for the system within the constraints provided by the agreed architecture and design policy in order to satisfy customer requirements and ensures global development consistency.

The role covers the full perimeter of the engineering including Supply Chain and Subcontractors.

The Engineering Manager:

* Will ensure the timely delivery of the System Engineering Baselines (requirements and design) mapped to the Customer Requirements in support of the Development & Production engineering programme
* Will ensure the timely delivery of Software Releases in support of the Integration and Test Programme, including Supply Chain.
* Will ensure timely closedown of the System Engineering lifecycle in support of the Development & Production items.
* Will ensure successful delivery of all supporting engineering deliverables to the overall Development,
* Plans and coordinates the whole engineering activities for the system within the constraints provided by the agreed architecture and design policy in order to satisfy customer requirements and ensures global development consistent Integration, Test and Acceptance programme
* Will ensure delivery of Safety & Security requirements in support of associated accreditation
* Is responsible for the supervision of engineering resources

Key responsibilities & Accountabilities

The Engineering Manager will have use the design & development resources assigned to the project to conduct engineering activities as defined by the appropriate programme work packages. This will involve management of the teams responsible for System Engineering, the Capabilities and Client/Server Software Development.

The Engineering Manager is responsible for:

* Requirements, System Engineering, Software Engineering & Hardware Engineering baselines
* Coherency and consistency of the engineering on the programme and within the Thales Chorus 2.0 processes and procedures
* Ensuring the effective interfacing with the external Thales engineering and operational organisations
* Ensuring the compliance of the engineering baselines with the policies, directives of the (Project) Design Authorities and requirements as captured within the Tech Spec document.
* Delivery on time and to cost, of the design and development products in support of the Programme schedule
* Managing the risk mitigation activities within the engineering WBS and reporting to the Risk Manager
* Ensuring application of quality processes

The Engineering Manager is responsible for the following planning activities:

* Responsible for engineering management plans
* System Engineering Management Plan; Software Development Plan; Hardware Development Plan
* Responsible for planning and conduct of Engineering Change Boards.
* Responsible for planning the engineering risk management
* Responsible for planning the configuration management of all engineering assets.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!
Location: Crawley, United Kingdom

Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Primary Purpose of Role

The main purpose of the Engineering Manager is to plan and coordinate the whole engineering activities for the system within the constraints provided by the agreed architecture and design policy in order to satisfy customer requirements and ensures global development consistency.

The role covers the full perimeter of the engineering including Supply Chain and Subcontractors.

The Engineering Manager:

* Will ensure the timely delivery of the System Engineering Baselines (requirements and design) mapped to the Customer Requirements in support of the Development & Production engineering programme
* Will ensure the timely delivery of Software Releases in support of the Integration and Test Programme, including Supply Chain.
* Will ensure timely closedown of the System Engineering lifecycle in support of the Development & Production items.
* Will ensure successful delivery of all supporting engineering deliverables to the overall Development,
* Plans and coordinates the whole engineering activities for the system within the constraints provided by the agreed architecture and design policy in order to satisfy customer requirements and ensures global development consistent Integration, Test and Acceptance programme
* Will ensure delivery of Safety & Security requirements in support of associated accreditation
* Is responsible for the supervision of engineering resources

Key responsibilities & Accountabilities

The Engineering Manager will have use the design & development resources assigned to the project to conduct engineering activities as defined by the appropriate programme work packages. This will involve management of the teams responsible for System Engineering, the Capabilities and Client/Server Software Development.

The Engineering Manager is responsible for:

* Requirements, System Engineering, Software Engineering & Hardware Engineering baselines
* Coherency and consistency of the engineering on the programme and within the Thales Chorus 2.0 processes and procedures
* Ensuring the effective interfacing with the external Thales engineering and operational organisations
* Ensuring the compliance of the engineering baselines with the policies, directives of the (Project) Design Authorities and requirements as captured within the Tech Spec document.
* Delivery on time and to cost, of the design and development products in support of the Programme schedule
* Managing the risk mitigation activities within the engineering WBS and reporting to the Risk Manager
* Ensuring application of quality processes

The Engineering Manager is responsible for the following planning activities:

* Responsible for engineering management plans
* System Engineering Management Plan; Software Development Plan; Hardware Development Plan
* Responsible for planning and conduct of Engineering Change Boards.
* Responsible for planning the engineering risk management
* Responsible for planning the configuration management of all engineering assets.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!
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