• Perform system-level analysis to specification of subsystem requirements for the internal design team and subcontractors
  • Perform system level trade-offs to determine the optimal architectural design within the system design constraints for the vehicle
  • Assume responsibility for overall turret performance and ensure key performance requirements (PHit, protection, DRI) are met through analysis and testing
  • Develop specifications for interface requirements between hull, turret, electrical and electronic architecture, weapon, sensors and survivability subsystems
  • Familiarity with safety standards and requirements for safety-related system design and qualification
  • Understanding of electro-optical protection measures
  • Applied knowledge of planning, specifying, performing, and reporting turret system level testing for performance and safety
  • Understanding of weight management and ability to identify and implement weight saving opportunities
  • Vehicle knowledge and expertise in power and data systems in a land platform environment.
  • Applied, practical knowledge of mechanical and logical interfaces of the turret subsystem into the broader system design
  • Lead a team of engineers and designers, including subject matter experts in FEA, operating environment, EMC, human factors, safety, environmental, and regulatory issues
  • Ability to plan and implement a turret development program, including managing budgets and schedules
  • Lead milestone reviews and conduct regular internal and customer working groups
  • Identify key risks and issues and develop corrective actions


  • Successfully completed university degree in the field of engineering
  • 10 - 15 years of relevant experience in systems engineering, lethality, survivability, weapons and sighting systems
  • Specific technical expertise in turret systems development across the lethality performance chain
  • Ability to use requirements management software (DOORS)
  • Previous experience in the defense industry delivering complex platforms/systems is a benefit
  • Eligibility for a government security clearance and ability to pass a recruitment examination
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English language skills

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


We offer you a creative and dynamic working environment in which challenging and exciting tasks await you: innovative solutions for the future of mobility and security. As a Group with a history and a future, we offer you a secure job and the prospect of long-term development. We attach great importance to the compatibility of career and family. We look forward to your experience and expertise to help us drive forward the future of mobility and safety together with motivated colleagues.

At our location in Unterlüß we offer you:

  • Attractive remuneration and flexible working time models
  • Company pension scheme
  • Mobile working
  • Subsidized company restaurant
  • Shuttle bus from the station to the plant
  • Corporate Benefits Plattform


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. Stanik

Central recruiting hotline:

+49 (0) 2131 5350 - 7667