The Turret Systems Engineering Lead is responsible for:

  • Undertaking system level analysis through to specification of sub-system requirements into the internal design team and sub-contractors
  • Requirements analysis and sub-system specification for the Turret and its Subsystems systems within the overall system design
  • Deriving requirements to achieve overall turret performance, providing assurance of meeting key performance requirements (PHit, Protection, DRI) through analysis and test
  • Managing the behavioural performance of the turret system including architectural modelling, use cases, system task analysis and functional flow block diagrams
  • Development of interface requirements specifications between Hull, Turret, Electrical and Electronic Architecture, Weapon, Sensor and Survivability subsystems
  • Defining appropriate engineering performance measures (e.g. mass, power, etc), allocating performance budgets to the engineering work packages, and ensuring that the required performance levels are achieved for these work packages
  • Managing the Commonwealth design review process including preparation of packages for the various Mandated Systems Review activities
  • Definition and development the Verification and Validation methods in close cooperation with the V&V Manager to ensure the turret systems satisfies all contract requirements
  • Ability to interface with speciality subject matter experts for FEA, Operational Environment, EMC, Human Factors, Safety, Environmental and Legislation to develop sub sets of derived requirements
  • Identification of key risks, issues and develop mitigations as necessary



  • Successfully completed degree in Engineering
  • More than 10 years of professional experience including significant Systems Engineering
  • Experience undertaking system level trades and balances to determine optimum architectural design within the system design boundaries for the vehicle
  • Applied working knowledge of turret and weapon system designs
  • Ability to use requirements management software (DOORS)
  • Previous Defence Industry experience in delivering complex platforms/systems is desirable
  • Familiarity with safety standards and requirements for the design and qualification of safety related systems
  • Working knowledge of functional and logical interfaces of the Turret sub-system into the wider system design


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


The Vehicle Systems Division, part of the Rheinmetall Group’s Defence Sector, is one of the market’s major, full-service providers. It covers logistical and tactical military vehicles – both wheeled and tracked – as well as combat vehicles and turret systems for armed forces the world over – from end to end and from a single source.

Rheinmetall Group is a listed stock corporation based in Düsseldorf, Germany. It is an integrated technology group with solid, internationally successful operations in the fields of security and mobility. The company’s Automotive Sector occupies a leading position as an automotive supplier and is a reliable partner when it comes to developing and producing components for the drive systems of today and tomorrow. The Group’s Defence Sector is a leading European systems supplier for defence technology and a trusted partner of the armed forces.


Resonsible contact person: Ms. Merch

Central Recruiting-Hotline: +49 2131 5350 7667