Principal Sonar Analyst

Principal Sonar Analyst

Job Title: Principal Sonar Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Weymouth, Dorset
Salary: £negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896281_1570034974
Contact Name: Tony Smith
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 02, 2019 17:49

Job Description

Our client is a leader in the design, development, integration and support of complex systems, including naval sonar, combat management and command systems for maritime, terrestrial and airborne application in the defence sector.

They are currently looking for a Principal Sonar Analyst to join their team in Dorset. This is an opportunity for a talented and motivated Principal Analyst looking to develop their expertise and play a pivotal role in extending the capability and effectiveness of our client's products.

You will be involved throughout the project lifecycle from conception of new product ideas and capabilities to gaining customer approval for delivered solutions and the integration of capability enhancement to in-service solutions. You will provide in-depth sonar technical expertise, supporting product development and project delivery.

Responsibilities will include:

Algorithm Definition/Verification
*Developing sonar processing algorithms based on the application of established digital signal processing approaches
*Selecting appropriate algorithmic techniques based upon performance requirements developed with the system design team from the customer specification
*Developing algorithms with implementation in mind (segmentation/simplification/parallelisation)

Performance Modelling, Design Trade-offs and Product Development
*Modelling algorithm performance under a wide range of realistic underwater conditions
*Modelling sonar system performance against customer requirements for the inclusion in bid responses
*Quantifying the impact of Sonar System Design decisions to the Sonar System performance, hence guiding cost-effective approaches to this decision-making process.

Support to Trials
*Specifying and oversight of trials plans/procedures to ensure appropriate data is gathered to assess Sonar System performance
*Analysing Trials data, assessing against system performance requirements
*Reporting on Trails Data analysis drawing clear conclusions on both the success of the trials and the sonar system against its performance requirements

To be considered for this role, applicants will need to be qualified to degree level (Masters preferred) in Physics, Mathematics or Engineering with significant experience in at least some of the following areas and exposure to the others, ideally within the sonar domain:

oDigital Signal Processing Algorithm Definition
oTrials Data Analysis
oPerformance Prediction Modelling
oPerformance Requirement interpretation and analysis
oAlgorithmic simplification for increased computational efficiency

Principal Sonar Analyst
Weymouth, Dorset
£negotiable competitive salary DOE

Key Skills: Analyst, Sonar, Algorithm, Definition, Verification, Digital Signal Processing, Trials, Data Analysis. Prediction Modelling.

PLEASE NOTE: 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 these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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 role is a permanent position.

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