Systems Integration Engineer

Location
Cardiff
Salary
£300 - £390 per day
Posted
18 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Ref
11145003
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 activities 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.

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.

The successful candidate will have the below skills:

Competence in Systems Integration and Test.

Ability to carry out system Integration & Test/trials activity as part of a team.

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.

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.

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