Air Vehicle Architecture Engineer

Job Description

Air Vehicle Architecture Engineer

Would you like to provide support to the Systems Engineering team, to support the development of the TFX System Requirements and Architecture?

We currently have an exciting vacancy for an Air Vehicle Architecture Engineer working with our highly experienced team in the cosmopolitan city of Ankara, Turkey.

Within this role you will support translation of high-level effect / output based requirements into technical requirements and support development of a System-of-System architecture for TF-X which addresses the needs of the Air Vehicle and the Support and Training Systems.

Your main responsibilities as an Air Vehicle Architecture Engineer will involve:

Provide technical knowledge, experience and direction, and draw upon best practice from BAE Systems.

Ensure the requirements for the TF-X System are fully defined, under-control and communicated to the Product Teams.

Co-ordinate activities by the Product Teams to deliver a design for an integrated systems architecture which balances operational requirements, performance targets, critical design features and technology limitations.

Work with the Enterprise Architecture Team to ensure the Air Vehicle Architecture fits in with the overall TFX project requirements.

Develop and manage models / data for the Air vehicle architecture, interfaces and budgets.

Ensure the systems architecture design products are linked and traceable to other aspects of the project design, e.g. safety / hazards analysis, security requirements, sub-system architecture products, etc.

Support the Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) activities which are evaluating the Customer Requirements in order to devolve and allocate requirements to the Product Teams.

Ensure all activities are completed to agreed time, cost and quality and report progress and raise any delivery issues to manager.

Lead and proactively contribute to meetings and present work to the customer, management, partners/suppliers and other stakeholders as required.

To proactively seek improvements to process and product and propose plans to achieve.

Ensure team operates under the technical governance of the Chief Engineer and under the guidance of the appropriate Company procedures and suggest required tailoring thereof.

Your skills and qualifications:

Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in a STEM subject, plus at least 5 years experience applying this knowledge in an engineering discipline.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Requirements capture, evaluation and management.
  • Systems Architecture development and trade studies.
  • Air Vehicle level Systems Integration.
  • Knowledge / experience of MBSE would be an advantage.

Working knowledge of the Engineering Life Cycle Management (LCM) process, especially in the early phases of a project.

Broad knowledge of System Engineering methods and processes, e.g. ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288.

Experience of leading technical discussions, including with customers, partners and suppliers.

Excellent communication skills and experience of working in a multi discipline team.

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Location: Turkey, Ankara

Salary: Competitive

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems we work together to help our customers protect the things that really count - lives, livelihoods and ways of life. We design, build and maintain advanced defence technology that protects people all over the world.

If you're looking for a unique challenge, apply your talent where it counts with BAE Systems Turkey. We are committed to recruiting, developing and retaining the very best people as we expand our presence in Turkey, working closely with Turkish Aerospace Industries on the TF-X programme to develop a fifth generation fighter jet for the Turkish Air Force.

The TF-X Programme was launched in December 2010 for the acquisition of a domestically developed aircraft to fulfil the Turkish Air Force's requirements for combat aircraft beyond 2020. It is a National Prestige Program for a fifth generation fighter.

There are a range of exciting roles available based in Ankara in Turkey between 2020 and 2023. These will be predominantly located at the Turkish Aerospace Industries site in Ankara. As a valued team member you'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package, as well having the chance to further your skills by working on an exciting and cutting edge project.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.