Copello have partnered with a leading defence organisation in the recruitment of a System Performance Lead Engineer to be based in Hertfordshire.
The System Performance Lead Engineer with be leading a team of System Performance Engineers who provide performance prediction and analysis expertise to major defence programmes.  They will be managing the team in terms of their development, following company processes, their appraisals, feedback and recruitment to the team.
The System Performance Lead Engineer will: 
  • Manage the team to plan and conduct technical studies into missile performance, using complex mathematical models, to help the project understand key system design choices or to estimate key performance indicators such as range and terminal accuracy, among others 
  • Develop a good understanding of how the wider system affects performance and the knock on impacts of changes to the design Work with SMEs in Aerodynamics, Propulsion, Lethality, Guidance, Control & Navigation, Seekers (and others) to understand how each of these contribute to system performance 
  • Report performance data in a clear and concise way in internal design reviews and external performance statements to customers 
The ideal candidate will have:
  • Systems engineering experience in a system performance and analytical domain 
  • Experience in technical leadership of a team to deliver their objectives 
In return, my client offer:
  • Company bonus of up to 21% (based on company performance and will vary year to year) 
  • Pension of maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14% 
  • Annual salary review 
  • 25 days annual leave (plus holiday purchase) 
  • Possible relocation available 
  • Fantastic site facilities, including subsidised meals, free car parking and more 
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
To apply for this role, please contact Tina on or 07384682203

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