Systems Integration Engineer

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Location
Cardiff
Salary
£300 - £390 per day
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
16 Oct 2017
Ref
1145002
Contact
Dale Williams
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract
Systems integration engineer required to be part of a team responsible for system integration and test activity to support design certification, assurance and acceptance.

Individuals in this role will carry out system integration with hardware & software components in a Platform related system, define & execute test cases, and carry out problem solving to identify defects and provide assurance & acceptance evidence for the system.

Platform Integration and Test Teams operate as part of the Platform Integration Team at the Value Stream Level within a Scaled Agile Framework. Tasks will be varied and include product & system integration, verification, validation, assurance & platform based testing with problem investigation and support for field based testing and trials. The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver outputs that meet customer needs to defined quality standards within agreed timescales and budgets.

Typical activities include:
Support detailed planning to successfully execute platform system integration and test activity
Define test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts with reference to system and product specification, design and use cases
Execute defined integration activities
Execute tests and manage test results and associated data
Support the production of test reports and associated test conclusions
Support status reporting of integration and test activities.
Support build and test automation activity as well as the continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools.
Carry out integration and test activity within the Agile Framework program

The successful candidate will have the below skills/experience:
Competence in Systems Integration and Test - depth of experience in some areas and breadth of understanding across the discipline , practicing as an SI&T engineer on a complex development program
Ability to carry out system Integration & Test/trials activity as part of a team
Ability to orient issues within Internet and OSI-layered communications models - understanding of messaging and routing protocols, TCP/IP, UDP, including those applicable to wireless and wired environments
Technical awareness of electrical, mechanical and computer systems hardware including knowledge of commercial IT architecture and technologies
Proven methodical analytic fault finding skills - comfortable working in a technical laboratory while adhering to lab rules e.g. safe handling, equipment tracking
Technical experience in the application of practical and pragmatic Systems integration engineering on Defence design and development programs.
Practical hands on experience in lab and field based military systems testing including equipment/system commissioning and fault finding
Microsoft Windows Platform experience with good understanding of Windows architecture, services, security features, and virtualization
Experienced in the use of one or more the following engineering tools or equivalents: IBM DOORS, Rational Quality Manager, Rational Team Concert, Microsoft Office tools

Candidates must be willing to undergo the security vetting procedure.