System Performance Engineer

Stevenage, Hertfordshire



£45.00 - £50.00 per hour


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My client is looking for a Systems Performance Engineer to join to join the System Performance team on a new complex weapon project. As the System Performance Engineer, you will carry out technical studies on missile performance and survivability.

Role: Systems Performance Engineer
Pay: £50 per hour via Umbrella
Location: Bristol/Stevenage
Contract: 6 Months (possible extension)
Hours: Monday – Friday, 37 hours per week
Security Clearance: Security Cleared


  • Carry out technical studies into missile performance and survivability to help the project understand key trades and the impact of design choices
  • Develop a good understanding of how the wider system affects performance and the knock-on impacts of changes to the design
  • Work with experts in Aerodynamics, Propulsion, Lethality, Guidance, Control & Navigation, Seekers (and others) to understand how each of these contribute to system performance
  • Work closely with the functional domain leads to clearly capture the impact of any changes to system functionality on performance
  • Report performance data concisely in internal design reviews and external performance statements to customers
  • Work in an agile and close-knit team. The team works in 4-week sprints, the objectives of which are agreed by the team at the start of each sprint.
  • Present study conclusions and performance data to key partners including management and customers at the end of each sprint.
  • Use their knowledge at the technical working level to shape future studies. As the person closest to the working level, a System Performance Engineer will have a good understanding of how design choices affect performance and are in a good position to help guide the work done by the team.


  • Experience of model development or using mathematical models to assess system behaviour
  • Experience of data analysis using Matlab and Simulink (or similar)
  • Experience of capturing and presenting technical data.
  • Experience of configuration control of models

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