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Technical Lead (Training Simulators) | Bristol

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​The opportunity:

We are looking for a Technical Lead to join a brand new team that we are building due to our recent success securing multiple contracts within our Aerospace & Simulation business unit.

We are looking for a talented Technical Lead to join the team. As a Technical Lead, you will be leading the development of critical training systems for the British Army. You will be responsible for providing technical leadership to the engineering team, managing sub-contractor delivery & integration and design reviews.

This is an opportunity to enter a dynamic and challenging world of developing simulators and gaming systems for military and civilian use, to play a significant role in the development the cutting edge of technology, to lead in a challenging environment where a variety of training and simulation systems are developed. To design and define the products of the future.

What will you be doing:

As a Technical Lead you will be:

  •        Leading the engineering team to deliver a large simulator project.

  •        Planning and leading engineering tasks requiring judgement in the evaluation, selection and adaptation of system design to meet the agreed requirements.

  •        Leading project meetings and delivering progress reports.

  •        Leading engineering Workshops for all relevant stakeholders.

  •        Continually attaining satisfactory compliance with Quality, Safety, Security and HSE requirements.

Skills for success:

  •        Technical team leadership experience.

  •        Software and/or systems engineering experience.

  •        Experience in sub-contractor and external stakeholder management

  •        Excellent problem-solving skills.

  •        High level of accuracy and attention to details.

  •        Defence/military or safety critical background.

We know that there is no such thing as perfection, and we don’t want you to be put off from applying. If you are excited about the role, have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, and feel you would be a good fit we would still love to hear from you.

What we look for:

Growth is in our DNA, we look for you to be collaborative and innovative. As a member of the team, you will receive incredible support from out team to develop both from a technical and personal point of view. Working in our agile teams will enable you to work flexibly and experience different parts of multiple complex and fast-paced projects. To be successful in this role, you will need to display enthusiasm and interest for the industry, and be a team player.

What's in it for you:

Elbit Systems UK is at the forefront of technological innovation within our industry and as our presence grows in the UK, we want to recruit talented individuals to build a cohesive and diverse group on numerous projects.

Working together is central to our culture. We offer a total rewards package including support for flexible working and development with us. Some of the things you can expect from us are:

  •        Flexitime and flexible working including holiday purchase

  •        25 days annual leave + UK bank holidays increasing with length of service

  •        Secure your financial future with our pension package, life and critical care cover

  •        Healthcare including employee assistance programme

  •        Discounts, free gifts, wellbeing support and more through Perkbox

  •        Make your money go further with salary sacrifice bikes, technology and electric vehicles

  •        Professional membership fee covered

  •        Family-friendly policies including enhanced family leave

  •        Hybrid working. We are hybrid first for every role where that is possible, some of our roles are based with our clients, or have security classification restrictions. Where it is within our control roles are hybrid first

About Elbit Systems UK:

Elbit Systems UK are a Defence, Technology and Aerospace company working on a range of technologies for both military and civilian applications. We are new to the UK but our global presence in over 17 countries and over $5B in sales has enabled us to rapidly grow, and we are looking for you to join us on that journey.

We have an open collaborative environment where people are encouraged and supported to bring their best. Respect and honesty are at our core and our ambitions are big. It’s fast paced, driven and creativity is at our core to achieve our best work. We’re a trusted and progressive business and we help our people grow with us.

There’s no ‘we’ve always done it that way’ with us. We have the agility and courage to redefine the future, will you join us on the journey?

Please note: due to the nature of the work we carry out you will be required to obtain security clearance and therefore we are only able to consider those that have the right to work in the UK.

Join us in redefining the future.

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