Mission Systems Specialist

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    Malvern, Worcestershire

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    Jack Williams

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    4 months ago

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Mission Systems Specialist - Malvern

Our client provides Subject Matter Expertise in support of the development and provision of new and upgraded mission systems' capabilities primarily within the Air and Joint C2 domains but expanding to provide solutions pan-domain. Primarily working in defence, we have several roles to offer, across all levels of experience, within the Mission Systems domain (including expertise in on-platform systems, mission planning and other support systems, and interoperability) that will ensure the UK's capability both now and in the future.

Job Description

We're seeking Mission Data specialists to work within our Mission Systems capability area. We have multiple opportunities within this exciting field, but successful candidates will also have the opportunity to develop their skills in other mission systems areas. Ideally with an operational background in the production or use of mission data, applicants might also have experience of developing and delivering training and instruction. There is an option for overseas deployment.

Based at Malvern Office, you will become part of an ever-expanding team of Mission Systems experts who will influence the way mission systems are designed and operate in an ever more complex environment. At the heart of the Mission Systems Solutions capability is our ability to manage and make sense of information and data; you will be, or will become, expert in the gathering, processing, assimilation, fusion of data, and exploitation of information for use in the on-board, off-board and interoperability areas.

The specialist will lead the development and delivery the Typhoon Electronic Warfare Operational Support courseware for the Royal Saudi Air Force LTEWP programme. You will be instrumental in the generation of all training documentation, offering SME assistance to sub-contracted teams and the wider programme, collaborating with a variety of teams that deliver cutting-edge solutions on advanced platforms and systems. You will be challenged to be creative and innovative in the Mission Systems arena and develop a deep understanding of information and data flow and exploitation.

Experience in all or some of the following:

  • The production and/or use of mission data.
  • Developing or operating complex mission systems including on-platform systems, mission planning and other support systems, and interoperability systems.
  • Developing and/or delivering training and instruction, preferably in a military environment.
  • Using a system-of-systems approach or methodology.
  • Assessing performance through data and statistical analysis.
  • Innovative thinking and novel approaches to analysis techniques.
  • Adapting and applying knowledge to unfamiliar domains.
  • Development of tools and models to improve efficiency and answer complex problems.
  • Mission planning system development or operation.

Knowledge of some or all the following:

  • Engineering design and implementation processes and methodologies.
  • Intelligence Mission Data
  • Simulation, operational analysis and synthetic environments.
  • Sensor fusion and management.
  • Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Neural Networks.
  • Communication systems and techniques, including datalinks.
  • Mission planning techniques and data sources.
  • Scripting and programming (e.g. MATLAB).

Person Specification:

  • Degree in a science, engineering or maths subject and/or demonstrable and suitable experience.
  • UK national and willing to undergo government vetting to achieve SC and/or DV as required.
  • Innovative self-starter, driven to deliver great results.
  • Shows initiative, offers solutions to problems.
  • Enthusiastic team player, able to lead and motivate others.
  • Quality conscious with strong risk awareness. Able to follow processes and procedures.

Our client offers an excellent salary and benefits package commensurate with a large company, including flexible benefits, bonus and pension scheme.