|Job Ref:||EMP376680||Employer:||Matchtech Group plc.||Country:||United Kingdom||City:||Merthyr Tydfil||Address:||Post Code:||CF47||Salary:||£350/day||Post Date:||14/10/2016 21:31|
My client, a leading UK defence company has a requirement for a Systems Engineer on a contract basis for an initial 6 month period. Please note that you must be eligible to gain UK security clearance or already hold it.|
Systems Engineering and Communications
Description of Program
General Dynamics Mission Systems-UK is recruiting a Systems Engineer on a contract basis. General Dynamics UK is a world-leader in the integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems, delivering decisive advantage to military, government and civil customers worldwide.
Our employee culture is one that thrives on innovation, embraces teamwork and possesses a strong will to succeed. The pioneering technologies and the quality of our people give us our competitive edge. Dynamics is not just part of our name, its part of our spirit.
Purpose of Position
This role is for a Senior System Engineer to work as part of the Legacy System Update (LSU) team to support the development of the next major uplift of BCIP system. The role will involve the development and delivery of solutions for new/updated capability being introduced that will include new data terminal hardware and operating systems, updated user applications, enhancements to network protocols and tactical radios, and system management.
The successful candidate will work on programmes at different stages in the engineering lifecycle. The successful candidate will be expected to work with multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver solutions that meet customer needs to a defined quality standard within agreed timescales and budgets.
You will gain hands-on experience working with senior engineers on the team to progressively develop technical, interpersonal and team working skills that are fundamental to the business. Your capabilities will increase through both on the job experience and our commitment to continuous professional development.
•Practical experience of software / hardware product and system integration testing including planning, execution, managing defects, investigating issues, verification & validation, test report writing.
•Familiar with engineering methods and tools for test management, defect management and verification & validation.
•Radio networks – UHF, VHF HF
•Battle field management applications
•Various messaging tools and protocols
•Windows operating systems and applications
•Application testing on windows platform, ie SW Unit test, SW components test
•Systems integration testing
•Acceptance testing (FAT, UAT, SAT)
•Logical problem solving on complex systems