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Maritime Lead System Engineer

Location: Portsmouth Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Maritime Lead Systems Engineer




Maritime Lead Systems Engineer needed for a leading Defence organisation based in Portsmouth who are looking to employ an experienced Maritime Lead Systems Engineer with proven experience and leadership of successful design, implementation, integration, test, installation and acceptance of Maritime systems

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Maritime Lead Systems Engineer will include:

  • Generation of common, tailored technical solutions for all programmes within the franchise, and alignment with business and commercial elements of solutions.
  • Leadership of all multi-disciplined technical staff assigned across the franchise, including permanently-assigned staff and staff shared with other programmes.
  • Generation of White Papers, Requests for Information/Proposal responses, and delivery of appropriate external events such as demonstrations, conference exhibitions and presentations
  • Generation of Should-Costs, estimates, resource and staffing requirements, nominal schedules, opportunity qualification activities, competitive analysis.
  • Providing support to capture events including strategy development, competitive analysis and internal/independent reviews.
  • Analyse business & market strategies and developing product/technology roadmap(s) for assigned area of responsibility
  • Plan and delivery IRAD and Capital projects to align with business goals.
  • Providing visibility of activities to stakeholders.

What you need to be the successful Maritime Lead Systems Engineer:

In order to be the successful Maritime Lead Systems Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Customer focused attitude and ability to synthesise contractual needs and requirements into effective system solution architectures within agreed technical, schedule and cost constraints
  • Experience of supporting Business Development and Capture Teams in pursuit of new opportunities including operational analysis, preliminary solution definition, solution design and preparation and delivery of proposal material including schedule and cost estimates
  • Able to develop Technology Roadmaps and conduct assessment of existing Systems, modified or new Systems, and embodiment of COTS/MOTS Systems
  • Able to conduct internal and customer-funded Research and Development studies
  • Able to support Systems Engineering tasking - requirements analysis, decomposition, allocation, systems integration and testing
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with an ability to convey complex data in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience of Model Based Engineering and Digital Development Environments
  • Working knowledge of current Defence Standards


  • Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work with all levels of Engineering, Programme Management and business leadership
  • Ability to interpret current practices and processes, recommend improvements where necessary and drive change
  • Ability to plan and control of own work and that of any assigned Engineers
  • Able to demonstrate strong technical leadership within a busy environment whilst providing guidance and mentoring to other Engineers

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Maritime Lead Systems Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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