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Maritime / Naval Systems Engineer
Our client is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors within the defence industry
Specific Job Description
There is an increasing number of programmes and opportunities associated with design and integration of Maritime systems and subsystems for the UK Armed Forces and potential overseas customers. This position is for a Maritime Systems Engineer to contribute to developing and growing this line of business including System Engineering activities in support of Maritime opportunity identification activities, operational and design studies, bid support and programme performance (design, development, production, delivery and follow-on support and enhancements). Reporting to the Lead Systems Engineer, tasking will include:
Perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal. Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints. Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Required skills, qualifications and experience
o Proven experience with the successful design, implementation, integration, test and acceptance of Maritime Navigation, Sensor and Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems
o Customer focussed attitude and ability to manage Customer requirements including their decomposition to derive System and Sub-System Specifications
o Experience in supporting the full range of system design activities including generation of technical documentation and preparation/presentation of technical Design Reviews
o Ability to co-ordinate and support Technical Interchange and Working Group meetings with the Customer, Suppliers and other stakeholders
o Good communication and presentation skills
o Experience of Defence Standards
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
o Enthusiastic self-starter capable of working effectively without day to day supervision under only general direction. Work will be reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives
o Good time management skills and ability to prioritise resources and meet set objectives
o Proven inter-personal skills and able to work within a small technical team alongside other functions as part of a wider Project Team
o Experience in supporting Maritime new business opportunities and providing input into the production of proposals and engineering cost/schedule estimates
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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