Mission Systems SEIT Lead

Job Description

Mission Systems SEIT Lead

Would you like to be a part of the indigenous multi-role combat aircraft TFX programme? We currently have an exciting vacancy for an experienced Mission Systems SEIT Lead based in Turkey Ankara.

As a Mission Systems SEIT Lead you will be responsible for the delivery of Systems Engineering products (and processes) across the AMS IPTL, incorporating Avionics, Weapons and associated Software engineers. The scope of the AMS SEIT role includes the overall integration of design, development, delivery and qualification/certification activities to ensure that the sub-systems within the Avionics Mission System IPT are coordinated across the programme.

Within this role you will be responsible for managing the Systems Engineering products (and processes) across the AMS IPT, including requirements decomposition and flowdown, System Safety, and Qualification/Certification activities.

Your main responsibilities as a Mission Systems SEIT Lead will involve:

Influence, agree and capture requirements with the appropriate technical specialists

Manage key Integration interfaces by working with customers, partners, suppliers and TF-X project teams (both engineering and non-engineering)

Establish coherent qualification and certification strategy, ensuring that associated requirements are flowed to the design team for incorporation

Perform appropriate engineering planning, management and review of activities to ensure the TF-X configuration provides an integrated solution, is safe, fully compliant with the agreed requirements and cost effective

Review the processes and procedures within the span of control to reduce waste, improve efficiency and establish a dynamic and flexible best in class capability

Ensure developed solutions are clearly defined, integrated, configured and controlled, including resolution of conflicts and integration issues that occur through development and delivery phases

Assure the maturity of the developed solutions is appropriate for the specific requirement and that all technical risks and opportunities are captured

Ensure all engineering activities are undertaken in line with the Air Operational Framework and that compliance with Air engineering policies is maintained

Your skills and qualifications:

Comprehensive understanding of the physical, functional and performance attributes which require optimisation and integration to produce a high performance, multi-role combat aircraft capable of meeting the TF-X ORDD requirements.

Requires significant knowledge and understanding of:

Mission Systems capability and associated sub-disciplines, including Avionics, weapons and software skill sets.

Platform system integration along with requirements management, system safety, ground and flight testing, qualification & certification, generation of Systems Clearances.

DAOS regulatory framework.

Operational programme project management and delivery.

Location: Turkey, Ankara

Grade: GG12


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.