Electromagnetics Team Lead

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    Preston, Lancashire

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    Aerospace Design and Concept

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    £50.00 - £60.00 per hour

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    Steve Roberts

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    4 months ago

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    2 years

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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. The role offers huge job satisfaction on a Turkish flagship military fighter jey development programme.

Working on a Fixed Term Contract for a minimum of 2 years the role will take any IR35 headaches out of the equation, high monthly net take after tax, accommodation provided in a gated community in the cosmopolitan City of Ankara, cost of living is very low so not only will you be taking home a significant figure your money will also go further. Other incentives include health care, completion bonuses, car schemes and luxury apartment living including on site restaurant / bar, shops and swimming pool.

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 including Antenna Design and placement,

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