Principal Communications Systems Engineer

Principal Communications Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Communications Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896247_1582113396
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 19, 2020 11:56

Job Description

Are you a dynamic individual with strong technical expertise looking for your next challenge? My client is seeking a Principal Communications Systems Engineer who will successfully apply their technical knowledge and innovation to the development of current and future military-specific communications systems. You will lead, plan and structure your team's work and engage directly with clients and stakeholders.

The company's Secure Comms and Network Group are renowned for providing high quality, independent technical advice to the MOD in support of many of their major procurement programmes. They are looking for dedicated people and experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets.

Key responsibilities:
*Engagement with customers and stakeholders to derive a programme scope and identifying key areas of technical activity for reducing programme risk.
*Assessing and integrating ideas and advice from other subject matter experts to provide balanced, independent and robust recommendations.
*Collaborating with other areas to identify and drive forward opportunities in the area of communications.
*Provide consultancy advice to relevant customers and stakeholders undertaking design and test activities to ensure that requirements are met.
*Undertake technical studies and coherent programmes of work to enable industry to define, de-risk and explore technical solutions and options.
*Conducting technical evaluations of industry proposals.
*Plan your team's work and report to Project Manager on progress.
*Lead technical reviews.

About you:
*The ideal candidate is a chartered engineer holding an engineering or science degree, with experience of communications systems and architectures.
*Systems knowledge should include High Frequency, Very Low Frequency, Line of Site, Beyond Line of Site, and management systems.
*Existing Technical knowledge of military systems and current maritime communications bearers is highly desirable.
*Leadership, analytical and communication skills, with the ability to communicate concisely in written and verbal form at both an engineering level and with both senior management and their own team.
*Able to lead teams of technical experts.

Principal Communications Systems Engineer
Base: Portsmouth
Salary: Competitive + benefits

The role will require all employees to achieve and maintain SC security clearance or above without restrictions that will inhibit the individual's ability to fulfil the requirements of the role. Your eligibility for the appropriate level of security clearance may be discussed with you during the recruitment process. Any existing clearance holders may be able to transfer clearance (subject to approval).

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.

This is a permanent position.