Air Vehicle Performance and Optimisation Team Lead

Job Description

Air Vehicle Performance and Optimisation Team Lead

Would you like to play a key role within the TFX project for the delivery of a compliant TF-X aerodynamic design? We currently have an exciting vacancy for an Air Vehicle Performance and Optimisation Team Lead based in the cosmopolitan city of Ankara, Turkey.

Within this role you will be involved in the reconciling of complex aerodynamic solutions with demanding low observable requirements.

You will have abroad knowledge of aerodynamic and performance disciplines and be able to lead specialist engineers and integrate with other disciplines in order to derive a competitive and compliant air vehicle design.

Your main responsibilities as an Air Vehicle Performance and Optimisation Team Lead will involve:

Apply specialist engineering leadership and expertise to ensure TF-X aerodynamic design delivers a system with performance that is compliant with very demanding aerodynamic requirements

Report to the Air Vehicle Design Lead, and work with the TF-X Aerodynamics lead to ensure delivery of all aspects of aerodynamic design and development work for the TF-X programme

Lead and manage a team of highly qualified and specialist engineers covering diverse areas of aerodynamic expertise

Apply own wide knowledge of the area in order to develop solutions to complex aerodynamic and performance related requirements

Responsible for development of TF-X programme capability in their area of influence including people, methods, tools and processes

Responsible for management of a team to deliver aerodynamic tasks within budget and demanding development timescales

Your skills and qualifications:

Knowledge and comprehensive understanding of single engineering disciplines; the ability to discuss and understand implications of technical issues across a number of other engineering stakeholder disciplines

Understands in detail the technical specification aligned to the functional area of activity as well as the external environment

The ability to hold technical authority and executing the associated responsibilities as applied to the programme

Knowledge and understanding of how own teams interrelates and interacts with other functional areas aligned to the same contract

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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.