Air Platform Integration Engineer

Air Platform Integration Engineer

Job Title: Air Platform Integration Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896883_1597780691
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 18, 2020 20:58

Job Description

Your experience of systems integration, and knowledge of integrating systems onto fixed air platforms would help you to make a difference working within a growing Airborne Systems Integration organisation, delivering the integration of complex weapons onto fixed wing and rotary platforms for both UK and Export customers.

As an Air Platform Integration Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work for a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

This is an opportunity for someone with good knowledge of aircraft systems or weapon systems integration to utilise this, whilst increasing their knowledge and experience across a broad range of disciplines.

About the job:

Our client currently requires an Air Platform Integration Engineer. The job will include;
*Working with internal platform and government authorities to establish an integration plan that facilitates the integration of complex air launched weapon systems onto a wide range of fixed wing and rotary platforms.
*Delivery of integration programmes to time and cost; ensuring that the integration is safe and maximises the weapon capability to the end user.
*Produce and agree integration requirements with subject matter experts and platform authorities to define the integration activity and to ensure that customer needs can be met.
*Produce and agree interface control documentation with the platform design authority to control and maintain the definition of the platform to store interface and ensure compatibility between them.
*Establish integration trials campaign requirements with platform and government authorities; identifying facility and equipment needs and the data required to certify the integrated weapon system.
*Design, plan and execute integration trials activities with the platform design authority.
*Deliver the certification of the integrated product and the associated certificates of design.

About you:
As an Air Platform Integration Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
*An appropriate Engineering Degree or Masters (or equivalent) OR HNC/HND level (or equivalent).
*Broad understanding of multiple general engineering disciplines e.g. electrical, mechanical, systems, etc.
*Ability to work in a complex multi-stakeholder environment
*Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills
*Pro-active and be capable of working on their own initiative with a minimum of supervision
*Knowledge of Mil-Std-1760 and MIL-STD-1553 highly desirable
*Experience in the defence sector in integration of systems onto fixed wing or rotary platforms
*Ability to guide and direct a technical team
*Ability to undertake complex technical negotiations with a high degree of autonomy

Air Platform Integration Engineer
Up to £35,000 - £47,000

Keywords: Air platform, Fixed wing, Rotary, Weapons, Defence, Systems, Electrical, Mechanical, Integration programmes, Integration requirements, Interface control documentation, Integration trial,

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria may also be required to undergo security clearance vetting to SC or DV level.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.