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Last updated: 2020-01-21
Valid to: 2020-02-17
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Systems Engineer
United Kingdom
Annual salary from:
107662 €
Job description
We work with the largest manufacturer of sensors and electronic systems which sit under the skin of the world's most advanced aircraft, effectively acting as their brains, senses and nervous systems.

A European leader in radar technology, they have a rich heritage in delivering electronic warfare technologies, equipment and training to combat airborne threats across the electromagnetic spectrum. These systems help protect UK and allied forces when they fly into combat.

What type of project will you be working on?

Cutting-Edge: You will be part of a team developing state-of- the-art airborne electronic systems for the most advanced fighter aircraft ever to be made.
* Innovative: You will be involved with novel product development and emerging technologies that have been supported by ?200m annual investment in research and development.
* Challenging: This project will push the boundaries of innovation, technology, and the ingenuity of our engineering community to bring about a step change in performance and capability of their airborne electronic systems.
* Collaborative: They are embarking on UK-wide collaboration across multiple business areas including, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems, and Communication Systems.
* Customer-Focused:You will be supporting the future needs of, and working closely with, our customer, to ensure that our solutions meet their future operational needs.

What will this role provide you with?

Prestige: You will be at the forefront of the provision of a truly significant UK defence programme.
* Influence: You will be able to apply your knowledge and experience to influence the next generation of sensor and communication systems for a next generation combat aircraft.
* Teamwork: You will work alongside like-minded professional engineers in a highly collaborative environment.
* Connections: You will be joining an expansive team of around 7,000 people at six major sites across the UK.
* Legacy: We are proud of our rich heritage in Electronic Warfare (EW); over 100 years of EW history. Today we're providing the latest advances in radio frequency technology and you can be part of the next 100 year legacy.

Key Responsibility Areas

What will you do?

Be part of Systems Engineering team in defining the total system integration approach and facilities.
* Liaising with sensor and communication technical specialist teams to define sub-system integration requirements.
* Develop a ground-based synthetic environment and system integration facility.
* Integrate complex sub-systems onto a large body flight test aircraft and support subsequent flight trials.
* Lead coordination of system integration and flight trials alongside customers and industry partners.
* Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

What key skills and experience do you require?

Extensive experience of integrating RADAR, EO/IR or ESCM systems onto airborne platforms.
* Knowledge and experience of synthetic environments and their use to develop airborne sensor systems.
* Experience in the development, delivery and trials of airborne systems for RADAR, EO/IR or ESCM domains.
* Understanding of RADAR, EO/IR, and ESCM domain concepts and application of technology and processes.
* Experience of working across the full engineering lifecycle for complex products and systems.
* Influencing and leading requirements and design decisions, both internally and within a customer environment.
* Managing extensive verification and validation activities to achieve certification and delivery.
* Tailoring, implementing and leading systems integration processes and reporting on key measures.
* Extensive experience of stakeholder interaction and management, with customers and industrial partners.
* Excellent written and verbal presentation ability.APPLY NOW

If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Systems Engineer please send your CV to Chris Hill via the 'apply now' button.

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