Combat Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

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  • Salary:

    £45.00 - £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Adam Nash

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Combat Systems Engineer
£45-£50 Per Hour
Contract - 6 Months

We are recruiting a Combat Systems Engineer to work within the Obsolescence Department, with security clearance BPSS into SC. The ideal Combat System Engineer will have experience in shipborne mission systems, in particular, Long/Medium Range and Navigation Radars, Secondary Radars, Electro Optic Sights, Combat Management Systems and Tactical Data Links, Decoys, CIWS/ASCG, Air Traffic Control aids, including Precision Approach Radar, TACAN and Glide Path Camera, METOC, Internal and External Communications (HF through to EHF), Local Area Networks - Secret Real Time, Secret non-Real Time, IPMS and Restricted, Information Systems, including Aviation Mission, ISTAR, Operational Planning, Ship Administration and Air Group Management Aid.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • provide governance and oversight of engineering decisions that affect mission system equipment

  • undertake a defined range of engineering activities in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements, supporting the Mission Systems, Engineering team and other functions, and/or to organise and coordinate aspects of engineering activity ensuring defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and service requirements

  • Design and develop solutions, resolve engineering issues and problems for a range of situations across the Mission System spectrum of equipment and systems

  • Hold a whole ship view and can contextualise Mission System design changes to provide technical advice and guidance to others relating to a Mission System engineering change.

Essential Skills

  • Be qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in Electronic Engineering or a related discipline preferably with experience in the marine/naval industry.
  • Be a member of a relevant professional body and registered as a Chartered Engineer (CEng), or be able to demonstrate that they have been working at the level of a Chartered Engineer for some period of time.

This is an amazing opportunity to work on an exciting fast paced project.
To apply please email a copy of your CV to anash@astutetechnical.co.uk

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