Mission Systems Planning Engineer

Reference: ks/perm/MSPE/001_1719926412
  • £45000 - £60000 per annum
  • Bristol
  • Defence

Mission Systems Planning Engineer

Location: Bristol

Salary: Up to £60,000


  • Bonus: Up to £2,500 (performance-based, varies annually)
  • Pension: Maximum combined (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: Paid overtime opportunities
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced Parental Leave: Offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption, and shared parental leave. Enhanced options available for paternity leave, neonatal leave, and fertility testing/treatments.
  • Facilities: Outstanding on-site amenities including subsidised meals, free car parking, and more.
  • Training and Development: Exceptional career progression, training, and development prospects.

The Opportunity

Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Leading technical delivery of Mission Planning systems engineering activities, such as requirements development and system design, and creating test procedures.
  • Deriving requirements and architectures to support future capability development.
  • Proving and certifying the core Mission Planning product currently under development.
  • Understanding customer needs and the operational role of SPEAR EW capability, influencing Mission Planning design.
  • Collaborating with other functional domains to deliver outputs to the broader SPEAR Weapon Systems team.

The role involves multiple on-site days weekly, with hybrid working available but regular on-site presence due to project requirements.

What We're Looking For:

  • Strong Systems Engineering capability and extensive experience across the entire systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Outstanding technical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with multiple functional teams.
  • Proficient in engineering tools and skilled in configuration control.
  • Effective communication abilities with customers and end users.
  • Appreciation and understanding of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) approaches.
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle.

Beneficial experience includes:

  • Background in the Mission Planning domain.
  • Experience in Electronic Warfare.
  • Familiarity with the IBM engineering toolset (Rhapsody, DOORS, Engineering Workflow Manager, Engineering Test Manager).

If you are interested in this position or would like more information then please contact me on 01923470756 or email k.slaughter@mane.co.uk

Kieran Slaughter Managing Consultant

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