Electrical Engineer Sr Stf
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Bedfordshire GB
4d ago

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Project Chief Engineer, this role will lead the Electrical / Electronic design acceptance activity on a major Armoured Fighting Vehicle programme.

This role will be Customer facing and demand the credibility to sell off the LMUK Ampthill Electrical / Electronic Architecture against first the Sub-

System and then System level requirements.

This will demand experience of working within the Def Stan 61-5 Part 6 and IEC61508, to gain full functional safety accreditation.

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin (UK) Ampthill is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with both domestic and international customers.

It consists of three business areas focusing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability.

We are looking for talented individuals to join the company, in return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path.

Please note that Lockheed Martin Ampthill work a 9 day fortnight with the site closed every second Friday.

Clearance Required for Role

Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?

Required skills, qualifications and experience

Required Skills : The core competences and qualifications for the job are :

  • Hardware electrical power and circuit protection design experience
  • Demonstrable implementation experience of power and control strategies
  • Electrical / Electronics design and experience of low voltage (DC) high current power distribution.
  • Distributed control and Interface experience.
  • Working at system level, with suppliers / customers both internal and external.
  • Able to work at unit level, with ability to understand and develop detailed technical trades.
  • Product Development Process awareness
  • Knowledge of hardware and bus protocols including : CAN, SSI, RS422, IBIS, Ethernet, 1553
  • Use and selection of motor technologies and drive solutionsThe role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance to SC.
  • Desired skills, qualifications and experience

    The role requires a working knowledge of the following skills, hence, experience in these areas will be an advantage :

  • Saber RD simulation experience.
  • Experience with Def Stan 61-5 part 6.
  • Practical electrical installation, harness and busbar design experience.
  • Prior ground vehicle design, integration and field trial experience.
  • Practical past experience with 28V vehicle power generation and distribution system.
  • Knowledge of EMC, and power system design to minimise signatures (Electric and Magnetic field).
  • Experience of working in a structured development process environment.
  • Knowledge of EMC
  • Ability to support and manage aspects of assembly, integration and test.
  • Experience of schematic capture and PCB layout.
  • Awareness of MISRA, DO-178C and IEC61508 design. Relevant experience / understanding of the expectations of being employed in a safety critical marketplace (e.
  • g. aerospace / medical / military).

    Equal Opportunity Statement

    Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

    Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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