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Vehicle Systems Senior Engineer - Survivability

Vehicle Systems Senior Engineer - Survivability

Job Title: Vehicle Systems Senior Engineer - Survivability
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South Wales, Wales
Industry:
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: 893595_1502466587
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email: neil@electusrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: August 11, 2017 16:49

Job Description

Your knowledge of Systems Engineering and experience in the application of systems engineering processes in a design and development environment will play a crucial part in establishing the Specialist Vehicle Survivability solution for a new family of scout vehicles as a key member of their systems team.

You will be working for a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems. A good salary, corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment. You will receive significant mentoring from senior staff but will be expected to be focussed on undertaking consulting work from the outset.

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 Vehicle Systems Senior Engineer specialising in the Survivability of specialist vehicles. The job will involve:
*Survivability support to system design activities
*Preparing, overseeing and reporting Survivability trials at both sub system and vehicle level for the Specialist Vehicle programme.
*Root cause analysis and investigation relating to the Survivability domain product as required.
*Support to production activities relating to the Survivability domain product.
*Preparation, configuration and change management of Survivability related Engineering artefacts (specifications, interface control documents, test specifications, test reports etc.)
*Liaison with the customer during design reviews/workshops etc.
*Liaison with subcontractors including governance and design reviews/workshops.
*System and Sub-system issues management and resolution including reporting.
*Support the change management process for sub-contract and customer contract changes.
*Provide information and metrics to the Team Lead to enable management reporting.
About You:
To be the right fit for this Vehicle Systems Senior Engineer job, you will need a Degree in a relevant discipline (or equivalent experience) along with demonstrable, significant, proven experience in the production of high quality design documentation and artefacts. Technical experience in the application of systems engineering processes in a design and development environment is needed as is experience in the management and delivery of test activities. A proven ability to perform structured trade studies and decision making is required as well as experience in interfacing with suppliers and customers.

Experience working in the Defence industry or military vehicles would be highly beneficial but not essential. Direct experience in the field of Survivability is not essential.

Vehicle Systems Senior Engineer - Survivability
South Wales
37 hours a week
£35,000 - £60000 (depending on experience)
Permanent role
Keywords: Systems engineer, Design, Vehicle, Land, Armoured, Survivability, Trials, Root cause analysis.

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.

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