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Systems Integration Engineer

Systems Integration Engineer

Job Title: Systems Integration Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 03/05/21
Reference: 897195_1613382340
Contact Name: Lauren Byrne
Contact Email: lauren@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: February 15, 2021 09:45

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Systems Integration Engineer to join their team on a contract basis. This role will be based out of their Stevenage office and will fall inside IR35.


The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work within the growing Airborne Systems Integration organisation to deliver the integration of complex weapons onto fixed wing and rotary platforms for both UK and Export customers.

You must have current SC clearance in place for this role.


Responsibilities:
*Working with the business, 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 weapon system simulations and simulators.
*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 the company's 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 and MBDA subject matter experts.
*Deliver and understand the certification of the integrated product and the associated certificates of design.


Skillset/experience required:
Essential:
*Experience in producing and using aircraft Interface Control Documents
*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
*Delivering Requirements, Verification, Certification and CofD's.
*Ability to work autonomously and obtain relevant information from sources within and external to the business , by establishing good working relationships with both internal specialists and external agencies.
*Ability to be flexible and co-ordinate with a dynamic fast moving team against challenging timescales.
*Self motivated, organised and methodical with an eye for detail.



Desirable:
*Knowledge of Mil-Std-1760 and Def Stan 1553 highly desirable
*Experience in the defence sector in integration of systems onto fixed wing or rotary platforms
*Ability to lead a technical team
*Ability to undertake complex technical negotiations with a high degree of autonomy
*Experience with the Tempest, CAAP, TFST, LSIF and WIUK programmes would be an advantage.


Advisory:
The role will involve some travel (Covid-permitting) to other UK sites and customer bases
(e.g. BAES Warton, London, RAF Coningsby etc.).


Other Information:
Contract role
Inside IR35
6 months
SC clearance


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.

This is a contract role.

Keywords: system integration, airborne systems, Mil-std-1760, tempest, CAAP, WIUK, TFST, defence

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