Systems Network Architect

Systems Network Architect

Job Title: Systems Network Architect
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896481_1575380254
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 03, 2019 13:37

Job Description

Our client is looking for A Systems Engineer with experience of designing embedded network architectures (strong multimedia over IP communications) to integrate into their fine-tuned and high functioning systems engineering team. your knowledge of software network stacks as well as the traditional network infrastructure perimeter (switches, routers, firewalls, cryptos, modems etc.) will pay dividends in this role.

Reporting to a Systems Project Leader and responsible to the Communications Domain Expert, the successful applicant will be working in both rotary wing and fixed wing environments, specifying and designing IP based intra platform communication subsystems and integrating these subsystems into a variety of avionics and radio systems.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:

*Preparation of Requirement Specifications for Communication Subsystems
*Communications Subsystem Architecture and Top-Level Design
*Preparation of ICDs for Communication Subsystems
*Preparation of Technical Statements of Work for equipment suppliers
*Preparation of Integration Plans for Communications Subsystems
*Preparation of Plans and Specifications for Subsystem testing (ground and flight)
*Analysis of trials results and provision of airworthiness data
*Management of equipment supply subcontractors associated with a program
*Liaison and ability to communicate effectively at meetings with customers

You will have the following experience

*Detailed knowledge of multimedia over IP Communication Systems
*Multi-vendor virtual & physical network design and implementation at layer 2 and layer 3 including multicast, firewalls, QoS, VPNs and cryptography devices
*Knowledge and experience of Time Sensitive Networks (TSN)
*Detailed knowledge of TCP/IP stack including tuning for performance and reliability
*An understanding of Ethernet Protocols (10Base2 to 10 Gigabit)
*Distribution of Audio and Video over Ethernet
*Audio and Video Codecs
*Network vulnerability testing
*Knowledge of intra platform communication sub systems
*Knowledge of how Avionic systems interrelate and interconnect
*Previous experience of working with airworthiness organisations (DERA/CAA/FAA)
*Knowledge of aircraft environmental requirements
*Knowledge of operator aspects of avionic systems
*Experience of interfacing with third party organisations
*Understanding of certification requirements (EMC and Environmental)
*Familiarity with Defense Standard, MIL-STDs and civil standards
*Requirements capture and management in DOORS

Title: Systems Architect (closed network comms)
Pay Rate and Bens: Hourly Rate DOE
Location: Crawley

Key Skills: Systems Engineering, Systems Architecture, Communications Systems, Cisco, Network Security, Closed Networks, Avionics, Aviation, Aerospace, Engineering

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.

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 on a contract basis of an initial period of 6months

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