Communications Systems Engineer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
6 months
From:
Advantage Resourcing
Place:
Somerset
Date:
03/28/2015
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
876237

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Role Title: Communications Engineer (Systems) £36.40 Ltd per hour

Role Purpose: To define and develop the communications system architecture.

Background
The Weapon System Architecture and Equipment function delivers critical elements of Air Defence and Surface Attack Weapon Systems. Mission Planning and Control (MP&C) is considered a critical contributor to Surface Attack Weapon Systems that provides key 'smart' capabilities to future Missile Systems.
We are looking for a highly capable, versatile and enthusiastic System Engineer to join the MP&C team. The successful candidate will perform Systems Engineering in the "Communications System" domain, working in the "project" Weapon System team, responsible for developing system architecture, design and requirements in relation to communications and interoperability.

Type of Activities
*Definition of the Communications architecture, its logical design and the key design decisions and characteristics.
*General Systems Engineering studies and investigations to support Architecture definition, including trade-off analysis.
*Manage and maintain requirements and design baselines.
*Design and development of weapon systems would be desirable, particularly any experience in RF or communications systems.

Accountabilities:

Performance Indicators:

Skills and Knowledge:
*Relevant Engineering or Science based Degree (or equivalent).
*Substantial, demonstrable analytical and problem solving skills.
*Sound understanding of a System Engineering process (including System and Sub-System Specification, System Test and Integration).
*Good understanding of communications systems, Tactical Data Links, and communications protocols.
*Experience of System Modelling using SysML (& UML) preferably using Rhapsody.
*Knowledge of tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management (Dimensions).
*Knowledge and experience of military communication systems and interoperability/battlespace integration.

The Company:
Our client is a world leading, global missile systems company, delivering cutting-edge technologies to its multinational customer base. It operates in all of the major world markets and is the only company able to design and produce missiles and missile systems for army, navy and air forces.

Their growing reputation for innovation and technical excellence owes much to their engineering facilities, rated amongst the most modern in the world.

"Our engineers relish the challenge of producing products to the highest performance specifications and with ability to survive the harshest environments required for the Land, Sea and Air services.."

This is an opportunity to join a marketing leading defence company who values its staff and offers great training and career progression opportunities.

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