Systems Engineer - Maritime

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT, Engineering

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  • Contact:

    Ben Mcrae

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Role: Systems Engineer - Maritime

Location: Portsdown Technology Park (Portsmouth)

Duration: 6 Months

Rate: up to £450/day depending on experience

Security Clearance: SC/DV

My client are looking for multiple Systems Engineers at a range of levels and experience to join their team in Portsdown Technology Park on an initial 6 month contract. The successful candidates will have experience within Maritime environments and a number of the below listed domains.

Specific Domain Knowledge:
Dependent on the role, knowledge of, and experience in, one or more of the following areas is beneficial:
* Radar systems - hardware and software elements
* Radio frequency transmission systems
* Sonar systems and underwater acoustics
* Electromagnetic measurement systems
* Underwater and/or littoral environments.

Key Accountabilities:
* Day-to-day leadership and management of engineering and technical teams to deliver integrated engineering outputs to contracted time, cost and quality that meet the customer's requirements
* Collaboration with Resource Management as required to assign relevant technical work tasks to suitably qualified and experienced personnel
* Ensuring a consistent approach to the integration of engineering outputs across all platform tasks
* Ensuring consistency of technical processes, methods and tools for the delivery stream ensuring a coherent integration of engineering activity to meet customer requirements
* Effective capture and analysis of customer requirements
* Coordination of bids and estimates, generation of technical/solution strategies (e.g. Evaluation & Test Strategy), Technical Delivery Plans and work breakdown structures to support project cost plans and bids
* Production of appropriate Technical Assurance plans and ensuring adherence throughout the project lifecycle
* Identification of project technical risks and assisting the Project Manager with the management of them
* Compliance with business processes and ensuring engineering governance is robust and sound.

Person Specification
Essential education, qualifications and training:
* Recognised engineering qualification to at least HNC or Degree standard
* Evidence of further learning and relevant training

Essential knowledge, skills and experience required:
* A good working knowledge of general Systems Engineering principles
* Excellent people management and communication skills
* Technical experience leading multidisciplinary teams in diverse delivery projects across the full engineering lifecycle
* Ability to generate technical solutions
* Ability to make sound judgements on integrated solutions
* Sound knowledge of technical governance.

Essential personal qualities and behavioural requirements:
* Good team player with good customer facing presence
* Ability to work well under pressure
* Able to stand behind judgement.

To apply please send your CV's in the first instance.