As Lead Engineer (m/f/d) Anti-tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) you are responsible for managing and overseeig the weapon and sighting system. This will include:

  • Undertaking system level analysis through to specification of weapon system requirements into the internal design team and sub-contractors
  • Identifying Key Risks, issues and develop mitigations
  • Perform trades and balances to determine optimum weapon system design within the sub-system boundaries
  • Applying knowledge of weapon systems including but not limited to Missile Systems, Weapon control systems, Drive systems and Ordnance
  • Supporting the development of weapon mounting systems, weapon control systems and ordnance stowage
  • Generating interface requirements specifications between the Weapon Systems and other turret systems such as the Electrical and Electronic Architecture, Sights and Sensor Systems, Drive Systems and the turret structure
  • Developing ordnance safety standards and requirements for the design, qualification and acceptance of safety critical systems
  • Drafting test procedures and specifications for weapon systems including the specification, design and implementation of test rigs
  • Planning, specifying, conducting and reporting of Weapon system trials at component, Subsystem and System level for both performance and safety


  • Successfully completed in Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years professional experience in engineering with weapon and sighting systems
  • Specific technical domain knowledge and practical experience of Missile system integration within the end to end lethality performance chain
  • Experience leading a multi-disciplined team of engineering and technical staff
  • Previous defence industry experience in delivering complex platforms/systems is desireable
  • Domain knowledge of turret systems including lethality, survivability, weapon and sighting systems is desireable
  • Willingness to travel internationally when required

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.


Contact Person: Ms. Merch

Phone: +49 2131 5350 7667