• Continuously develop systems engineering tools, processes, and capabilities in the tactical business unit
  • Lead teams to perform system level analysis to specification of subsystem requirements to internal development team and subcontractors
  • Lead requirements analysis and specification of subsystems as part of the overall system design process
  • Define the assurance required to meet key performance requirements through analysis and testing
  • Lead the development of architectural models, use cases, system task analyses and functional flow block diagrams for the various vehicle systems
  • Manage specifications for interface requirements between subsystems
  • Defining appropriate technical performance metrics (e.g. mass, power, etc.) and assigning performance budgets to technical work packages and ensuring the required level of performance for the work packages
  • Management of the Rheinmetall design review process, including review of packages for the various mandated systems review activities
  • Define and develop the verification and validation methodologies in close collaboration with the V&V Manager
  • Collaborate with FEA, operating environment, EMC, human factors, safety, environmental and regulatory subject matter experts to develop subsets of derived requirements
  • Identify key risks and issues and develop corrective actions, as required
  • Perform system-level trade-offs to determine the optimal architectural design within the system design boundaries for the vehicle


  • Successfully completed university degree in the field of engineering
  • More than 10 years of relevant experience, including significant systems engineering experience
  • Experience performing system-level trade-offs to determine the optimal architectural design within the system design constraints for the vehicle
  • Applied knowledge of turret and weapons systems design
  • Ability to use requirements management software (DOORS)
  • Previous experience in the defense industry delivering complex platforms/systems is a plus
  • Eligibility for government security clearance and ability to meet hiring requirements
  • Fluent in both written and spoken German and English

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

(available Mo - Fr from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.)