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Our client is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of a major defence supplier with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focusing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability.
Please note that they work a 9 day fortnight with the site closed every second Friday.
Reporting directly to the Project Chief Engineer, this role will lead the Electrical/Electronic design acceptance activity on a major Armoured Fighting Vehicle programme.
This role will be Customer facing and demand the credibility to sell off the vehicle Electrical/Electronic Architecture against first the Sub-System and then System level requirements.
This will demand experience of working within the Def Stan 61-5 Part 6 and IEC61508, to gain full functional safety accreditation.
Required skills, qualifications and experience
o Hardware electrical power and circuit protection design experience
o Demonstrable implementation experience of power and control strategies
o Electrical/Electronic design and experience of low voltage (DC) high current power distribution.
o Distributed control and Interface experience.
o Working at system level, with suppliers/customers both internal and external.
o Able to work at unit level, with ability to understand and develop detailed technical trades.
o Product Development Process awareness
o Knowledge of hardware and bus protocols including: CAN, SSI, RS422, IBIS, Ethernet, 1553
o Use and selection of motor technologies and drive solutionsThe role will involve working on
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
The role requires a working knowledge of the following skills, hence, experience in these areas will be an advantage:
o Saber RD simulation experience.
o Experience with Def Stan 61-5 part 6.
o Practical electrical installation, harness and busbar design experience.
o Prior ground vehicle design, integration and field trial experience.
o Practical past experience with 28V vehicle power generation and distribution system.
o Knowledge of EMC, and power system design to minimise signatures (Electric and Magnetic field).
o Experience of working in a structured development process environment.
o Knowledge of EMC
o Ability to support and manage aspects of assembly, integration and test.
o Experience of schematic capture and PCB layout.
o Awareness of MISRA, DO-178C and IEC61508 design. Relevant experience/understanding of the expectations of being employed in a safety critical marketplace (e.g. aerospace/medical/military).
Clearance Required for Role SC
Clearance to Start BPSS
Our client recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.
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