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Project Engineer - Electronics, GPS

Project Engineer - Electronics, GPS

Job Title: Project Engineer - Electronics, GPS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Reference: 894837_1527088105
Contact Name: Aleysha Armstrong
Contact Email: aleysha@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: May 23, 2018 16:08

Job Description

Are you a Project Engineer with an Electronics background looking for a new opportunity? Are you someone that enjoys working in a cutting-edge technology environment? If so, this role may be for you.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work within a small technical team specifying inertial sensor and GNSS (GPS) technologies. Project Engineering and technical project management experience is essential as you will be a key point of contact with project, suppliers and customers.

Although a solid understanding of MEMS sensors and their use within Inertial Navigations Systems (INS) is desirable, it is more important to be a good, rounded technical engineer from a low volume/ high reliability/defence related background. Responsibilities will include electronics packaging, team management, report writing, and ensuring the products meet the needs of the projects. You will be regularly interacting with UK and European colleagues and suppliers.

Responsibilities:

~ Acting as Sub-System Lead and/ Project Engineer for one or more key programmes,
~ Development, procurement, parameterisation, verification and/or validation of complex hardware performance models
~ Monitoring supplier and technology roadmaps and identifying cutting edge and future technologies for investment
~ Providing technical expertise in design reviews and other forums
~ Attending internal and external international workshops and conferences
~ Supporting inertial equipment assessment trials in conjunction with French colleagues
~ Undertaking research and design activities in conjunction with French, Italian and/or German colleagues
~Supporting and managing the growth and improvement of existing and future test facilities
~ Specifying, assessing and managing the procurement of GPS sensor systems, including receivers and antennas.

Successful candidates will have/be:

~ Qualified to degree-level or equivalent experience
~ Background in Electronics
~ Experience of technical sub-contractor management
~ Experience with good engineering practices, such as requirements definition, design certification & validation, and configuration control
~ Initiative to lead tasks and work independently when required
~ Project and work package management
~ Experience with configuration and requirements management tools.

Desirable
~ Knowledge and experience of inertial sensors and systems, including MEMS.
~ Appreciation of system design & integration challenges
~ Knowledge of satellite navigation sensors and systems and/or other inertial navigation aiding technologies


Title: Project Engineer - Electronics, GPS, GNSS
Pay Range & Bens: £40,000 - £45,000
Benefits: Paid over time, bonus, pension, flexible working hours
Location: Hertfordshire

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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 this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level. Flexibility for some travel (both UK and internationally) will be required within the role.

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. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). These roles are permanent positions.

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

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