Systems Integration engineer

Location
Cardiff
Salary
£350 per day
Posted
27 Feb 2017
Closes
27 Mar 2017
Ref
1141560
Contact
Marcus Beresford
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Contract
Systems Integration Engineer required to make a contribution to the integration, test and delivery of C4I Systems through application of world class Systems Engineering expertise. This role may require the candidate to travel in support of the programme objectives.
Typical activities will include:
Configuring a suite of communications and infrastructure equipment in accordance with a system architecture document.
Producing Requirements for Test suitable to exercise the integration of applications onto an infrastructure.
Performing a number of trials and tests to establish the characteristics of the proposed equipment configuration.
Documenting all activities in manner suitable to enhance the understanding of both technical and non-technical audiences.
Analyse the design of the systems under test, in order to inform ensuing tasks.
Develop and document requirements for system integration and testing activities on C4I programmes.
Provide representation of the systems under test through Unified modelling language (UML).
Define test requirements, specifications and scripts under the supervision of a Systems Senior Engineer.
Execute the defined integration activities.
Execute the tests and manage the test results and associated data.
Support the production of test reports and associated test conclusions.
Support the status reporting of integration and test activities.
Support the continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools.
The successful candidate will have the below skills:
Significant, technical competence in integration and testing of complex software based systems..
Understanding of communications: ability to orient a problem under investigation against the Internet and OSI Reference Models, and good understanding of TCP/IP protocol suite and basic routing technologies.
Proven, methodical, fault finding skills; comfortable working significant amounts of time in a C4I technical laboratory, in adherence to laboratory rules (for example safe handling, equipment tracking).
Pro-active and flexible approach to resolution of issues to required timescales.
Excellent written communication skills. Proficient in use of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Visio. Ability to generate well-structured technical documents and meeting minutes. Ability to manage documents through a review process, and achieve document release to committed deadlines.
Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to present formally at progress reviews. Ability to contribute productively and democratically in team discussions.
Candidates must be willing to undergo a security vetting procedure.