Principal Combat Systems Engineer - VSS-00073943 Description
Principal Engineer Combat Systems
We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Combat Systems Engineer at our site in Scotstoun.
As a Principal Combat Systems Engineer, you will be contributing to the engineering design of the Type 26 (T26) Global Combat Ship Visual Surveillance System (VSS).
You will be involved in the integration of the T26 VSS within the wider Combat System, where you will support the installation, commissioning, setting to work, trials and acceptance of VSS.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a varied role where no two days are the same. This role will involve some travel.
Your main responsibilities as a Principal Combat Systems Engineer will involve :
Providing technical input into design reviews, installation, test, trials, acceptance and engineering change activities
Integration of T26 VSS, liaising with other Combat System leads and the Approval Authority to ensure coherency across the Combat System and incorporation of customer requirements
Monitoring and maintaining the physical and transverse suite of information for the T26 VSS in the appropriate toolsets
Engaging with the Shared Infrastructure team and other stakeholders to ensure physical and functional interfaces are captured fully and agreed
Liaising with other functions (Physical Integration, Supply Chain, Operations etc) to ensure a smooth path through to installation of the VSS
Supporting the Land Based Integration Facility by actively pursuing solutions to Visual Surveillance System Observation Reports
Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Combat Systems Engineer :
Essential skills :
Excellent knowledge of the systems engineering lifecycle, particularly Factory Acceptance trials (FATS), harbour trials, sea trials etc
Requirements capture and management
Interface specification and control
Verification, validation and acceptance
Knowledge of information networks and shared infrastructure technologies
Degree in engineering or scientific discipline, or equivalent
Extensive experience of system design (maritime environment desirable)
Experience of integration of complex systems
Desirable skills :
Proficient in the use of IBM Rational DOORS and IBM Rational System Architect
Experience of compliance with UK Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
Working knowledge of applicable commercial and defence standards
Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartered Engineer status
What we're looking for in you :
You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. You must be confident and be able to liaise at all levels.
You have experience working with multiple stakeholders in an engineering environment.
Salary : Competitive
Benefits : Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan.
We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts.
Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.