Electromagnetics Team Lead

Job Description

Electromagnetics Team Lead

Would you like to be a part of developing an indigenous 5th Generation fighter for the TF-X programme? We currently have an exciting vacancy for an experienced Electromagnetics Team Leader to join the team in Turkey Ankara.

As an Electromagnetics Team Lead you will report to the Air Vehicle Design Integrated Product Team Lead and will support the Turkish Aerospace Low Observables Lead in delivering all aspects of Low Observables and Electromagnetic Hazards design integration activity for the in-country design and development content of the TF-X programme.

The role requires an experienced leader with good communication skills and the ability to work within a multi-cultural environment and in a truly collaborative way with technical specialists, partners, suppliers and customers.

You will have the opportunity to lead and direct the activities and outputs of the Low Observables Analyst role holder and will oversee the inputs of BAE Systems Electromagnetics specialists when required.

Your main responsibilities as an Electromagnetics Team Lead will involve:

Coordinating of engineering design, development, delivery and qualification/certification activities associated with Low Observable and Electromagnetic Hazards control solutions.

Support Air Vehicle concept development providing strategic direction and technical advice based on domain knowledge as a subject matter expert.

Planning and execution of air vehicle concept Radar Cross Section trade studies and the provision of Low Observables specialist input into the definition of vehicle configuration options.

Provide accurate decision making in the context of a complex programme with the integration and balancing of conflicting airframe Electromagnetic requirements, as well as contribute positively to wider engineering issues.

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree or Equivalent in STEM subject or alternatively, suitable relevant experience

Expert understanding of electromagnetics principles

Experience of RCS control and reduction techniques essential, including existing Radar Cross

Section data sources: analytical, theoretical, and experimental methods and techniques.

Strong Experience of Electromagnetic Hazards - drawing on expertise of BAE Systems Electromagnetic Hazard Specialists when required

Experience of specifying, monitoring and analysis of Electromagnetic testing to support and advise specialist input to TA.

Experience in defining and monitoring Computational Electromagnetic data to support and advise specialist input to TA

It is desirable that the role holder will be a Chartered Engineer of the relevant Institute.

Experience of working in an international classified environment with defined security boundaries and restrictions.

Experience working across the Engineering Lifecycle with emphasis on the concept and early development stages.

Experience and knowledge of aircraft design principles and major systems which require Low Observables signature management.

Location: Turkey, Ankara
Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.