The Company and the Role:
A Global Company providing surveillance and navigation systems for land and sea environments. With a 250 year history, synonymous with the best traditions of nautical achievements.
The Company provides radar technologies and capabilities of detecting the smallest of targets in clutter. The Company meets the surveillance, safety and security needs of a large variety of land and sea clients across the globe.
Due to continued expansion, they are looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join the team at a site in North London. The position is permanent.
As a Senior Systems Engineer your remit is within the Surveillance Systems business, to develop and deliver Company and Customer Funded systems projects, based upon state of the art technology.
Your activities will include all aspects of the Systems Engineering lifecycle from ‘System Concept’ through to ‘Delivery and Acceptance’, including ‘Bid Support’, ‘System Design’ and ‘System Integration’.
The Company is looking for someone with a desire to investigate and utilise new technologies, processes and methods.
Key Features of the Role:
You will be expected to understand a range of Engineering disciplines (Software, Mechanical and Electrical). As well as being able to communicate to all internal stakeholders and external customers the process from start to finish. Including expectations and challenges.
Systems Engineers will be required to complete system designs and integration tests. Using their understanding of Systems and Product lifecycles from concept through to delivery.
You will need to prove your work adaptability and flexibility, to apply your skills, knowledge and experience across a number of different projects and products.
You will be expected to travel within the UK and overseas at short notice as part of the role.
Knowledge and Skills:
You must be an accomplished Systems Engineer with experience in system designs, integration and test with an understanding of Systems and ‘whole product lifecycle’ (concept, generation, concept demonstration, development, production, and in-service support).
You must have an understanding of a range of engineering disciplines (Software, Mechanical and Electrical supported by both practical and theoretical, backed up by either a degree level qualification in Engineering / Mathematics / Physics, or relevant equivalent work based experience.
An understanding of Radar Systems is desirable. As well as a working knowledge of developing systems using communication protocols is very desirable, such as (RS485, RS232, TCP-IP, Canbus etc.)
Having led multi-skilled engineering teams and delivering engineering packages of work to time, cost and quality.
You also need to be a Member of a Professional Engineering Institution (e.g. IMechE, IET, INCOSE).
Other key knowledge and skills that are desirable by the Company are product development for Naval Platforms, experience of working with or on navigation equipment.
You must be able to carry out the physical requirements of the job role.
You must be a current UK resident for the last 5 years with proof of address, as well as a GB or EU passport holder, with a clean UK driving licence and own vehicle. Unfortunately Visa / Sponsored candidates cannot be considered due to background and security check compliance requirements.
What’s on Offer:
A competitive basic salary, a range of excellent benefits and amazing career progression within a global corporate company. Benefits include:
Amazing overtime options with a potential to double your salary, or days off in lieu.
Additional down time between national and international travel to client sites.
Group Stakeholder Pension Scheme.
Life Assurance Cover.
Employee Assistance Programme - Consisting of a legal, bereavement assistance, medical information services and counselling helplines.
Healthshield Scheme – Designed to assist employees with dental, optical, physiotherapy, complementary therapies, specialist consultations, tests, chiropody and health screening costs. This also includes additional benefits for hospital patient care, stays and surgeries.
Personal Accident Protection and quick payment of claims.
Membership of fitness centres and corporate rates.
Costco card at heavily discounted price for all employees.
Cycle Scheme and cycle to work scheme.
The Travel Club with free membership and a wide range of discounts across many holiday destinations and excursions. Plus £100 off your first booking and access to the VIP lounge.
Please do not apply for this vacancy if you are not a UK resident and do not hold a valid GB or EU passport. Please do not apply for this vacancy if you are not an experienced Systems Engineer with the above skill set and experience. You will also need to supply a supporting statement detailing why you would be suitable for this vacancy, otherwise your application will not be considered.
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