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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.

Systems Engineering Manager

Crawley

Primary Purpose of the Role:

Provide Engineering cross discipline delivery leadership, decision authority and direction to the programme delivery team, to achieve all delivery objectives (schedule, technical, financial and quality), taking responsibility for the performance of these teams against appropriate KPIs.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

*

Directing and providing overall technical and engineering leadership to the team assigned to the project to deliver the Engineering solution to time, cost and quality.

*

Overseeing the timely and accurate production of the Requirements for the System and Subsystems and ensuring that sell-off & IVVQ of the requirements is planned, documented and achieved in a progressive and low risk manner.

*

Ensuring that the Programme / Project’s Design and other Technical Certification is co-ordinated, complete and coherent with the delivered and installed base and can be provided for Business approval and delivery to the customer

*

Leading the interfacing with the Engineering teams of the client and other external Engineering parties to ensure that the integration and migration of the overall Engineering solution within its infrastructure and associated projects is achieved

*

Ensuring that approval through own and appropriately delegated authority for all Engineering documentation and deliverables including specifications, designs, reports, analysis, code and equipment can be achieved and that all designs developed by the project have been:

*

produced by competent designers and subject to competent design check and approval

*

Undergone appropriate Inter-Disciplinary Reviews & checks

*

Are free from errors and design defects and flaws

Skills, experience, qualifications:

*

Extensive multidisciplinary Engineering expertise, ideally with specific knowledge of Mission Systems

*

Ability to develop innovative and low risk practical engineering strategies to manage a complex project through its lifecycle

*

Strong knowledge and proven application of Engineering Project Delivery and processes across the full project lifecycle

*

Team leadership – with a proven ability to build and sustain good working relationships with staff, peers and managers, customers and stakeholders

*

Strong appreciation of Safety and Safety Assurance within the Engineering discipline and Domain and working knowledge of Airworthiness regulations.

*

Familiarity with Project management and delivery processes and practices, commercial acumen and a robust approach to budget and schedule control.

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 65,000 employees in 56 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.

Systems Engineering Manager

Crawley

Primary Purpose of the Role:

Provide Engineering cross discipline delivery leadership, decision authority and direction to the programme delivery team, to achieve all delivery objectives (schedule, technical, financial and quality), taking responsibility for the performance of these teams against appropriate KPIs.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

*

Directing and providing overall technical and engineering leadership to the team assigned to the project to deliver the Engineering solution to time, cost and quality.

*

Overseeing the timely and accurate production of the Requirements for the System and Subsystems and ensuring that sell-off & IVVQ of the requirements is planned, documented and achieved in a progressive and low risk manner.

*

Ensuring that the Programme / Project’s Design and other Technical Certification is co-ordinated, complete and coherent with the delivered and installed base and can be provided for Business approval and delivery to the customer

*

Leading the interfacing with the Engineering teams of the client and other external Engineering parties to ensure that the integration and migration of the overall Engineering solution within its infrastructure and associated projects is achieved

*

Ensuring that approval through own and appropriately delegated authority for all Engineering documentation and deliverables including specifications, designs, reports, analysis, code and equipment can be achieved and that all designs developed by the project have been:

*

produced by competent designers and subject to competent design check and approval

*

Undergone appropriate Inter-Disciplinary Reviews & checks

*

Are free from errors and design defects and flaws

Skills, experience, qualifications:

*

Extensive multidisciplinary Engineering expertise, ideally with specific knowledge of Mission Systems

*

Ability to develop innovative and low risk practical engineering strategies to manage a complex project through its lifecycle

*

Strong knowledge and proven application of Engineering Project Delivery and processes across the full project lifecycle

*

Team leadership – with a proven ability to build and sustain good working relationships with staff, peers and managers, customers and stakeholders

*

Strong appreciation of Safety and Safety Assurance within the Engineering discipline and Domain and working knowledge of Airworthiness regulations.

*

Familiarity with Project management and delivery processes and practices, commercial acumen and a robust approach to budget and schedule control.

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 65,000 employees in 56 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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