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EW (Electronic Warfare) Capability Lead

Ref no. BHN544358
Location Greater Manchester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

The company are a a multi-national group, being No 1 in Europe for what they do! With a number of awards and recognitions, with great career progression and opportunities across the business!

Key skills required for this role

Capability, EW, Electronic Warfare, Engineering Lead


Capability, EW, Electronic Warfare, Engineering Lead

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance, and as a minimum be living in the UK 5 years. .

Working: Flexible working hours and some remote working potentials where possible.

It's no wonder, they have been among the winners of the annual Glassdoor Employees' Choice Awards, 2022, and most recently receiving three accreditation gold standard awards with Investors in People!

"Interesting work. Good work-life balance. Employees made to feel valued." Software Engineer, 5 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

"Promotes and believes in a good work/life balance Interesting work on most programmes Encourages internal mobility. Offers good development/training opportunities" Principal Systems Engineer, 19 Dec 2022. *Glassdoor review.

This is an exciting role to lead the development and delivery of Electronic Warfare capabilities within the UK Business, and subsequently influence the future of Electronic Attack (jamming) systems.

Responsible for delivering the EW strategy in support of the company's industrial aspirations. Leading a growing team of EW specialists, and supporting critical programme activities, from weapon system design to payload integration, and lead internal research.

You'll be instrumental in developing and maintaining a network of relationships with internal and external stakeholders across academia, industry and government to ensure our success in the domestic and international markets.

What's in it for you?

  • The opportunity to join an award winning business, who really care about its people!
  • To join a company who are true advocates of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Clear Progression opportunities, with tools, training, and development across the business.
  • Flexible working, with remote working where possible.
  • Full range of company benefits, with company and personal performance-based bonus, and additional flexi days!
  • A chance to work on a range of exciting and cutting-edge technologies, with a company who's culture is all about leveraging the path of innovation!

Experience needed:

  • Ideally qualified to degree-level or equivalent experience in a Physics or Engineering based subject, such as; Electronics, Hardware, Computer Science, Software or Systems Engineering etc.
  • Proven experience in EW (Electronic Warfare)
  • A good understanding of the Electronic Warfare customer and subject matter expert communities in the UK and internationally
  • Effective in developing partner relationships with external organisations
  • The ability to influence and work collaboratively across a variety of levels and subject areas within an organisation
  • Experience in nurturing and managing skills and knowledge in an emerging technical area
  • The drive to take ownership for your own and your team's contributions, including managing timescales, budgets and resources, and seeking further opportunities.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous

For full information, please get in touch!

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