Ottawa - Canada
Canada Defence and Security Team
Posted 2 weeks ago
The Combat and System Engineering Manager will lead a team of dedicated professionals providing systems engineering advice and support to a range of defense, government and commercial clients. This will require a comprehensive understanding of the practical application of systems engineering principles, practices and standards to all stages of a system lifecycle, particularly within the context of military acquisition and support.
As BMT’s core market remains the maritime domain, relevant experience in weapons, sensors, combat management or communications systems would be an advantage. However, this is a Systems Engineering position; candidates with relevant experience in other sectors are encouraged to apply.
The Combat and Systems Engineering Manager will be the responsible for managing the shape and size of the C&S team which includes specialists in naval combat systems, cybersecurity, requirements engineering, and other systems engineering disciplines.
As a key member of the engineering delivery team, they will be the Systems Engineering Technical Authority within BMT Canada DES business area and responsible for the quality of work conducted within their discipline. In addition, the Combat and Systems Engineering Manager will apply their specialist technical knowledge to work with the company’s other Engineering Managers to deliver effective, integrated solutions and contribute to broader client objectives.
The successful candidate will have:
A university degree in a relevant engineering discipline;
Minimum of 10 years of professional technical experience within the defence industry;
Proven technical leadership, building, leading and influencing strong technical teams;
Thorough knowledge of international and DND systems engineering standards;
The ability to lead the systems engineering management of complex defence products;
An active awareness and working knowledge of the impact and influence of other design disciplines;
The ability to define, grow and lead Combat and Systems engineering technical capability;
Strong written and verbal communication skills;
Excellent problems solving and analytical skills;
Demonstrated ability to understand, establish and support business priorities; and
Security clearance to NATO Secret, or the ability to obtain.
If you are interested in applying for the position, please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, following these guidelines:
311 Legget Dr.
Kanata, ON K2K 1Z8
Attn: Human Resources
BMT is committed to employment equity, to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.