Posted: 74 days ago

Ew Systems Project Design Authority

Salary: £0

Location: Crawley

Job type: Permanent

Category: Crawley

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. As we grow our EW business focussing on UK and export opportunities we need to make a number of new hires. In line with our growth plans we are looking for an Electronic Warfare Project Design Authority. Working closely with our customers and internal stakeholders you will be responsible for solution creation in preparation for bids and solution compliance across all phases of the systems engineering life-cycle within a project including in service for EW products. As the PDA you will be part of a bid or project team within our Electronic Warfare and Radar Business. With the ability to translate and deconstruct customer requirements in relation to EW this is a key hire with us in which you will be working with leading edge products. Responsibilities & Accountabilities * The PDA guarantees that the technical solution is feasible, competitive and meets customer expectations, in terms of cost, innovation, performance, schedule, etc. * Acts as the primary technical leader of the bid or project team. Acts as lead technical interface with the Customer (or PLM for a Product). * Monitor, review, advise and assist with technical issues across the programme. Experience and Skills * Radar/Electronic Warfare systems engineering in the maritime/land/air environment. * Radar/RESM/RECM performance modeling, design, development, integration and trials. * Preparation of bids for domestic and export customers. * Understanding of digital Radar / EW receiver technology and techniques. * Experience across the engineering life cycle * Ability to generate innovative solutions including system acceptance and system certification within a competitive environment * Ability to understand and design complex systems * Able to get our have SC clearance 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