Active Cockpit Rig Team Lead

Warton

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Engineering

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Job Description

Job Title: Active Cockpit Rig Team lead

Location: Warton. This role requires full-time on-site presence.

Salary: £54,793 + depending on experience

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • General day to day duties would include work package delivery, People Management, Quality Control and Operational Management
  • Team Lead – based at Warton and reporting to the Engineering Manager for the Simulation & Synthetic Engineering Department
  • Operationally manage the project tasks to ensure the team and wider resources are prioritised in line with contract needs and against planned deliverables / milestones to ensure that schedules are maintained
  • Managing personnel & sub-contract staff for the Warton & Filton based groups ensuring that they operate as an integrated team. Team size is typically 12-20 engineers
  • Working closely with the ACR Technical Lead to ensure the ACR provides an efficient design prototyping service with simulation facilities that support our internal customers, the Typhoon Cockpit Group. This includes managing the day to day software engineering activities, ensuring configuration and documentation is to quality and standards as required

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent experience
  • Experienced Software Engineer with experience in C/C++
  • Simulation Software and Hardware experience
  • Agile methodology experience, with experience of Jira
  • Experience of leading teams
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Mission Systems would be desirable

Benefits:

You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You’ll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts – you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Active Cockpit Rig team:

The Active Cockpit Rig team at BAE Systems offers an exciting and dynamic environment for professionals passionate about cutting-edge aerospace technology. As part of this innovative team, you’ll have the opportunity to work on advanced cockpit systems that enhance pilot performance and safety, collaborating with top engineers and experts in the field. You’ll be at the forefront of developing state-of-the-art solutions that integrate seamlessly with modern aircraft, contributing to groundbreaking projects that have a real-world impact. With access to the latest tools and resources, and a culture that fosters creativity and excellence, the Active Cockpit Rig team is the ideal place to advance your career and make a significant difference in the aerospace industry. Join us and be a part of shaping the future of aviation technology

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you’ll be able to make a real difference. You’ll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you’ll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation. 

Closing Date: 31st July 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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