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.


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.


Responsible contact person: Ms. Merch

Central Recruiting-Hotline: +49 2131 5350 7667