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Systems Communications Engineer

System Engineering Support Engineer for SPEAR3 Data Link Communications Sub-System Development

Job Description

Systems Communications Engineer

Must have current SC clearance

System Engineering Support Engineer for SPEAR3 Data Link Communications Sub-System Development covering support to the following areas:

o Link 16 Network design and performance assessment;
o Data link communications sub-system architecture;
o Design module development;
o Requirements management;
o Communications sub-system behaviour model;
o Data link and aircraft Interoperability assessment;
o Customer Working Groups as required (primarily Communications Sub-Working Group);
o Coordinate with MoD to establish network design in support of network enabled connectivity/weapons (NEC/NEW).

Additional Job Details:

Essential: Knowledge/Experience:

o Sound understanding of Systems engineering process and use of systems methods and tools; including requirements management (DOORS), system architecture and proving;
o Good understanding of Communication Systems and communications protocols;
o Good understanding of data link networking (NEC/NEW).
o Communication system development;
o Development and implementation of Data Links (preferably Link 16) Sub-Systems.
o Use of data link simulation tools;
o Use of System Modelling using SysML (& UML) (preferably using Rhapsody), requirements management (DOORS) and MS tools;
o Working with MoD Customer, with familiarity of MoD acquisition processes and procedures;
o Working with US suppliers and TAA procedures. Core Competence/Achievements:
o A systematic thinker with the ability to solve problems in a structured manner;
o An ability to adapt to changing priorities, programme needs and tasks;
o Good analytical and problem solving skills;
o Good interpersonal skills;
o Excellent communication skills - verbal and written;
o Relevant Engineering or Science based Degree (or equivalent). Highly Desirable:


o Network design and working with Joint Data Link Management Organisation (JDLMO);
o Basic TEMPEST, RF, EMI/RFI, EMC experience;
o Development & implementation of Data Link (preferably Link 16) Sub-System Assembly Integration and Test activities Functional Competence/Achievements:
o Higher relevant Engineering or Science based Degree (or equivalent);
o CEng (or equivalent)

What's in it for you?

Location: Bristol

Hourly Rate: £42-£48ph

Duration: 6 Months

Should you be interested in applying for or hearing more about this position please submit your application to Kaitee Parsons on 02392 228209 or email your latest CV

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. 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.

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Key Consultant

Kaitee Parsons


I cover a wide range of vacancies across the defence sector working on contract and permanent opportunities. I use my expertise to source quality candidates and maintain client relationships.   My background is aerospace, working for one of the UK's largest commercial airlines. I am now using my…