Mission Planning & Control Systems Architect

Filton, Gloucestershire

Maintenance and Engineering


£48.38 - £65.00 per hour


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On behalf of our client, we are seeking to recruit a Mission Planning & Control Systems Architect (FC/ASW) on a 8-month contract. As the Mission Planning & Control Systems Architect you will provide software-based products into a variety of weapon systems that provide a range of capability, from enabling the pre-planning of effectors for specific mission needs, to post launch control systems.

Role: Mission Planning & Control Systems Architect (FC/ASW)
Pay: £65.00 per hour Umbrella, £48.38 per hour PAYE
Location: Filton
Contract: 8-months, Monday to Friday, hybrid working (3 days onsite minimum)
IR35 Status: Inside
Security Clearance: SC required.


Develop Weapon System Sub-System architecture models across all MP&C sub-systems (Planning, Control & Monitor, Rehearsal) to help derive and capture;

  • Use case
  • Functional architecture
  • Information & data modelling (interface capture)
  • Requirement derivation
  • Ensure alignment between Operator needs and architecture definition (incl. CONUSE)
  • Ensure alignment between architecture definition and expected algorithms
  • Support & drive for maximally modular architecture to be capable of future evolutions.
  • Review and agree the architecture/design with a variety of stakeholders, potentially both internally (Human Factors, Software, Munition etc.) and externally (MoD, DGA etc.).
  • Provide knowledge transfer into the FC/ASW MP&C team relating to the understanding/interpreting of the model, architecture techniques etc.

Skillset / experience required:

An experienced Model Based Systems Engineering Practitioner with current knowledge of the following;

  • SySML
  • IBM tools – Rhapsody, DOORS (NG preferred), RTC
  • Requirement / model coherence
  • Model based lifecycle

And more generally

  • Sound understanding of Systems Engineering processes & concepts
  • Ability to work with complex systems
  • Ability to work across a large group of stakeholders with competing priorities
  • Strong communication at all levels
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.)

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Siobhan Miller at Line Up Aviation

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