Principle Systems Engineer - Bid Technical Lead

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Systems Engineering - Bid Technical Lead
Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering

Would you like to play a crucial role in supporting the development of our cutting-edge submarine programmes? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering at our sites in Filton, Weymouth, Frimley or Portsmouth.
Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering (CCSv4 Bid Technical Lead) will involve:
Responsibility for leading and influencing the engineering strategy and planning for technology re-fresh upgrades for all Royal Navy Submarine Class Combat Systems. Covering definition of the technical proposals, identification of engineering milestone maturity targets, engineering life cycle tailoring, work breakdown structure definition and coordination of work package description definition in accordance with Systems Engineering processes, tools and techniques (eg requirements and acceptance management, model-based systems engineering, Platform physical implementation, and Integration, Test, Evaluation and Acceptance).
Reviewing, assessing and elaborating on Customer requirements, influencing the technical strategy and engineering capability-planning (people, processes and tools) for successful mobilisation of future programme phases.
Effective stakeholder management to mature engineering planning estimates, defining the structure of the schedule logic, understanding team inter-dependencies and management of bid management information (assumptions, dependencies, exclusions, limitations, Government Furnished (GF) requirements, risk and opportunity management.
Presentation of technical delivery strategy, and engineering capability requirements to business senior stakeholders to achieve the necessary functional support to deliver.
Supporting the Bid Capture Manager and Programme Engineering Manager with maturity management planning, delivery of design reviews, including delivery of the Technical Bid Review, Capture Phase design reviews, and support to Capture Phase business approval phase reviews (RBA, etc.), in support of delivery to the bid schedule.
Understand, coordinate and align specialist domain (safety/security/ILS/human factors engineering) processes etc. with the Systems engineering and design review process.
Management of coherence between architecture, systems and equipment level design activities.
Your skills and qualifications:
Business winning/development experience, with demonstrable experience in successful contract award achievement of complex engineering projects or programmes. Experience in engineering planning and early life cycle engineering delivery, including technical proposal/executive summary writing, and work breakdown structure definition.
Customer requirements analysis and elaboration skills, including experience with tools and techniques for requirement elaboration and such as IBM DOORS, Sparx Enteprise Architect, etc.).

Technical leadership and stakeholder management skills, with a background of experience in the specification, design and development of complex systems, aligned to ISO-15288 (via Waterfall/V-Model engineering life cycle frameworks).
Knowledge of the system engineering life cycle including delivery and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work.
Use of Atlassian Jira & Confluence toolsets.
Risk and opportunity management.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Understanding of relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations.

Start date
6 months
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