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Mission Systems Engineer (Contract)

Location: London Country: UK

Whitehall Resources are currently recruiting for a Mission Systems Engineer for a 6 month project based in London.


- Defining requirements and architectures, performing trade-off analysis and supporting the preliminary design of end client's next-generation satellite-based systems.
- Establishing development plans and roadmaps for maturing cutting-edge technologies in the satcom industry.
- Directing development activities across a multi-company and multi-country industrial consortium and managing subcontracts.
- Delivering the agreed scope of work, both internally and externally, to the defined schedule, cost, and risk profile.
- Reviewing data packs from external companies and chairing review meetings.
- Reporting progress regularly to internal stakeholders (Program Team, Senior Management).
- Supporting Proposal generation for future activities.

Required skills & experience:

- Master's degree in Engineering, preferably in RF or systems engineering
- 5+ years of combined work experience in the space industry, preferably in the satcom domain.
- Experience in space mission design,'satellite developments and related fields.
- Knowledge of the satcom industry and its cutting-edge technologies.
- Experience with subcontractor management.
- Excellent presentation and communications skills, with demonstrated persuasive argument and advocacy skills, balancing these with the art of negotiation, compromise, and sound judgment, as well as verbal and written skills.
- Excellent organizational and time management skills with strong attention to detail.
- Strong computer skills and a mastery of Microsoft Office applications.
- Willingness to travel to European and Canadian partner companies.

Desired skills:

- Knowledge of ECSS System Engineering Methodologies.
- Technical Project Management experience.
- Experience in multi-stakeholder project teams.

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.

Posted Date: 11 Jun 2019 Reference: JS-GW/38596 Employment Business: Whitehall Resources Ltd Contact: George Westhorp