The Turret Surveillance & Target Acquisition Engineering Lead is an engineering specialist with applied knowledge of turret sensor systems and is responsible for:

  • Applying knowledge of automatic target trackers and detection and supporting algorithms and general image processing to aid and support situational awareness or target acquisition
  • Development of overall Turret performance, providing assurance of meeting key performance requirements (PHit, Protection, DRI) through analysis and test
  • Requirements analysis and sub-system specification for the sighting systems including error budget apportionments
  • Development of interface requirements specifications between Turret, Electrical and Electronic Architecture, Weapon and Sensor subsystems
  • Applying knowledge of safety standards and requirements for the design and qualification of safety related systems and Electro Optic Protection Measures
  • System level analysis through to specification of sub-system requirements into the design team or into sub-contractors
  • Identification of key risks, issues and develop mitigations as necessary



  • Successfully completed degree in Engineering
  • More than 15 years professional experience in surveillance and target acquisition systems within a lethality and weapon system
  • Experience of integration of sensor systems into a complex electronic architecture and fire control system
  • Technical domain knowledge of turret system design within the end to end lethality performance chain
  • Applied working knowledge of turret and weapon system designs
  • Ability to use requirements management software (DOORS)
  • Domain knowledge of turret systems including lethality, Survivability, weapon and sighting systems
  • Previous Defence Industry experience in delivering complex platforms/systems desirable


At Rheinmetall, your strengths and experience are worth something. We also highly value diversity and equal opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application.


Tactics and logistics: The Vehicle Systems division offers a field-proven and versatile vehicle portfolio on wheels and tracks. This includes combat, support, logistics and special vehicles and is constantly evolving. The division is divided into the following business units: Tactical Vehicles and Logistic Vehicles. Sensors, guidance systems, protection technologies and effectors from the partner divisions turn Rheinmetall's wheeled and tracked vehicles into highly effective systems.
Rheinmetall AG, publicly listed and based in Düsseldorf, Germany, is a powerful, internationally successful corporation. As an integrated technology group, Rheinmetall is a market leader in the areas of environmentally friendly mobility and threat-appropriate security technology. Rheinmetall commands a foremost position as a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry for modules and systems. Furthermore, Rheinmetall is Europe’s foremost supplier of defence and security technology and a longstanding partner of the armed forces.


Responsible contact person: Ms. Merch

Central Recruiting-Hotline: +49 2131 5350 7667