Senior Combat Systems Engineer

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    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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    Jade Eyre

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    10 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.

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.

* Application of systems engineering approach and execution of key systems engineering activities on significant projects
* Engaging with stakeholders, project managers and senior technical staff to ensure customer and business needs are satisfied appropriately and problems are mitigated
* Leading a technical team in support of project objectives, structuring work of others and reviewing output
* Determine overall systems engineering processes required to achieve technical and programmatic objectives applying broad knowledge of systems engineering
* Eliciting requirements, understanding them, and addressing their satisfaction
* Performing one or more of key systems engineering (e.g. requirements engineering, system design, and/or operation and support) and/or systems engineering management processes
* Directs technical documentation in support of work carried out
* Responsible for managing the output of assigned junior systems engineers (of potentially different specialisms).

Experience and skills required

  • Broad knowledge of naval combat systems engineering
  • Degree Level qualification or equivalent
  • CEng or equivalent
  • Good overall knowledge of several RN surface ship combat systems (e.g. Type 45, Type 26, QEC, MCMV) and their engineering issues and policies
  • Good knowledge of integration, test and acceptance activities
  • Experience of Def Stan 21-88 and NCSISS processes/approach (desirable)
  • Good knowledge of synthetic test environments and equipment simulation/stimulation

If you think you are a good fit, great! Click apply and if you are shortlisted we will be in touch shortly for a confidential chat.