Associate Combat Systems Engineer

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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    Jade Eyre

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    9 months ago

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The Role

Through the provision of live and synthetic test and evaluation facilities and capabilities, you will be supporting the test and evaluation of warship combat systems including determination of performance against current and anticipated threats.

Systems engineering services employed by the company cover the entire system life cycle from capability management and requirements engineering through to system in-service support and ultimately disposal. A mixture of international standards (e.g. ISO 15288), naval standards (e.g. Def Stan 21-88), and industrial and domain-specific practices is employed in conjunction with knowledge of combat systems, equipment and their engineering.

Key accountabilities:

  • Undertakes technical work activities within a systems engineering context
    * Working as part of a technical team in support of project objectives
    * Supervised production of technical documentation in support of work carried out
    * Delivers work and reports on progress to more senior technical and project staff
    * Escalates problems and issues encountered with supervisory staff

Experience and skills required

  • Knowledge of naval combat systems engineering
  • Knowledge of several RN surface ship combat systems (e.g. Type 45, Type 26, QEC, MCMV) and their engineering issues and policies is desirable
  • Knowledge of synthetic test environments and equipment simulation/stimulation
  • Experience in product/system design/evolution
  • Ability to conduct surface ship trials and support acceptance activities
  • Ability to identify delivery and technical issues, adherence to work plans and schedules, reporting of progress, issues etc. to senior staff.

If you can see yourself in this role, great! Click apply and if you are shortlisted we will be in touch shortly for a confidential chat.