Seeker Integration Engineer

Location
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary
£40ph
Posted
01 Feb 2017
Closes
01 Mar 2017
Clearance Level
DV, None / Undisclosed, SC
Job Type
Contract

Seeker Integration Engineer:

World class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire is currently looking to recruit a Seeker Integration Engineer on an initial 12 month contract.

Please Note: you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance.

The contract is initially for 12 months (ongoing after).

Hourly Rate: £40ph

Seeker Integration Engineer Job Description:

Acting as a team member, you will carry out a full range of RF and IR Seeker integration and testing activities in accordance with all relevant processes, standards and requirements.

Testing of seekers and sub-modules and overseeing their transition into series production, including development, qualification and production line proving.

Integration of seekers into test platforms for trails, including specifying interfaces and liaison with the test equipment department to generate test set ups.

Supporting offsite trials in conjunction with the trials team, including using and troubleshooting trials installations at the trials site.

Assisting with the production of trials documentation including product and trials safety analysis, test plans and operating procedures.

Producing and maintaining test documentation associated with seeker integration, including specifications, development test schedules and test result sheets.

Contributing to the industrialisation of seeker build and test, including liaison with the production facility

Participating in design reviews

Providing support to Projects and to other Functions

Carrying out technical investigations to provide data for problem assessment and design improvements and support development of solutions to technical issues

Skills and Experience:

Knowledge and experience gained in radar or microwave design and development
Knowledge of high frequency RF and microwave electronic circuits
Knowledge analogue and digital electronic circuits
Ability to produce high quality written reports and presentations to internal and external customers
Familiarity with radar and control systems and digital signal processing an advantage
Ability to diagnose hardware problems using various methods; e.g. visual inspection, data analysis in both the design and production phases of a project
Experience of working with other teams including systems and manufacturing
Ability to mentor and encourage less experienced staff by sharing knowledge
Consistent ability to deliver required output within agreed timescales
Familiarity with project control and reporting an advantage
Ability to manage small /medium value projects within RF/microwave design areas
Understanding of radar systems including antenna operation.
Awareness of RF/microwave design techniques and tools.
Awareness of digital/analog electronic design techniques and tools.
Appreciation of complex mechanical assemblies.
Ability to work within a design and manufacturing environment, including supporting trials installation testing.