Senior Scientist - Secure Navigation

Senior Scientist - Secure Navigation

Job Title: Senior Scientist - Secure Navigation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Malvern, Worcestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH16723_1623662421
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
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Job Published: June 14, 2021 10:20

Job Description

Your Navigation Systems experience and expertise in Algorithm design, will play a crucial part in supporting the delivery of secured navigation which can be depended on when accurate navigation, positioning/ timing is mission-critical.

Due to continued growth across the department, we are looking to appoint a Senior Scientist (Secure Navigation) to play a significant role in the in the design and implementation of Global Navigation Satellite Systems receivers.

You will be working for a multinational science and technology specialist who is one of the UK's largest Defence contractors. Their teams make a critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. A good salary, corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the job. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Job:

The client requires a Senior Scientist (Secure Navigation). The role will involve:
*Research of customer needs and requirements to align technical outputs;
*Identification, review and selection of scientific techniques, procedures and methods to undertake tasks;
*Identification of risks and opportunities, monitoring through the lifetime of a project;
*Ownership of specific algorithms/models, i.e. the go-to person for the wider Secured Navigation development team;
*Generation of technical outputs, written reports and presentations to customers, demonstrating the ability to communicate effectively with specialist and non- specialist audiences.
*Conduct verification activities and generate reports with detailed analysis of the results
*Work alongside a dedicated software engineering team in a high control production environment.

About You:

To be the right fit for this Senior Scientist job you will have skills in any of the following areas, along with specific domain experience working with navigation systems:
*Data Fusion Techniques (including Weighted Least Squares Estimation and Kalman Filtering)
*Digital signal processing knowledge
*Modelling/ simulation of navigation systems/ sensors
*Mathematical Modelling;
*Algorithm design/ documentation;
*MATLAB modelling
*Performance analysis, e.g. accuracy, integrity, continuity of service
*Working in a software development environment to assist with requirements analysis and functional Architectural Design. A dedicated software engineering team will provide support here but the individual we're seeking will have demonstrated an ability to:
*Write MATLAB code to defined high control coding standards;
*Document work to appropriate standard;
*Define appropriate unit tests and undertake tests to prove software robustness;
*Define appropriate system tests and undertake tests to prove system performance;
*Work in a team on a shared design and code base.

Senior Scientist - Secure Navigation
The role can be based in; Malvern, Farnborough, Portsmouth or Lincoln
£30,000 - £65,000

Keywords: Navigation, Algorithm, Requirements, System Design, Development, Testing, GNSS, Capture, Analysis, PNT, Receiver, MATLAB

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.

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.

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