Job Description

Functional Integration Engineer in Portsmouth, Hampshire

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Location

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Salary

£50000 - £63000 per annum

Contract

Permanent

Integration Engineer
Hampshire
up to £63,000

We are looking for an Integration engineer to provide technical leadership and guidance to the Functional Integration team. You will monitor the team outputs to ensure they meet the needs of the programme. and Design and develop integration strategies, trial requirements and trial plans for land-based testing, Ship harbour trials and sea trials, ensuring that demonstration of formal requirements and exercising of system behaviour are all suitably covered.

Day to Day you will -
Lead a team of integration engineers to act as the primary integration representatives with each delivery team, providing technical leadership and guidance to ensure that outputs from the supplier programmes will deliver the required input for the integration programmes
Proactively assess the forward integration programme to estimate the work required to be undertaken by the team and monitor progress towards key milestones
Design and development of integration strategies, trials requirements and trials plans for land based testing, harbour trials and sea trials for each system
Observe the conduct of integration activities, where specified in the CS Integration Strategy, and collate evidence to contribute to achievement of CS acceptance
Ensure that the collection of trials data will satisfy requirements set as assurance /acceptance milestones and the evidence required to clear the vessel for going to sea
Develop and support the build and/or capability upgrade/insertion activities for designated equipment in the Land Based Integration Facility (LBIF) and onboard

Key experience we are looking for -
Experience in engineering or a defence related industry
Good working experience in more than one phase of Life Cycle Management, with sufficient experience of the total LCM to enable a good understanding of adjacent phases and through life engineering issues
Proven track record of leading effort in functional integration, interface management, trials planning and understanding how Systems of Systems thinking applies to Combat System integration and trials in the maritime
Ability to generate Integration Strategies and Trials documentation from Requirements, Interface Specifications and other Supplier documentation

Ideal experience we are looking for but not essential -
Knowledge of Def-Stan 21-88 implementation and risk based integration approach
Knowledge of the Destroyer Combat System, CVF Mission System, or similar, and their integration approaches
Understanding of the need to capture and maintain data generated for use by the project and the tools and techniques so used, particularly database centric toolsets
Appreciation of wider RN platform design and principles of operation
Engineers at all levels should possess an academic qualification in Engineering or other related STEM subjects as well as specific (either academic or professional) qualifications and become recognised as Incorporated or Chartered Engineers through an appropriate recognised professional institution. Engineers are encouraged, and will be supported, to achieve the relevant accreditation. Preference will be given to candidates who are already professionally registered.

Disclaimer:

This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 122515_1706523899
Date posted 29 January 2024

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