Senior Navigation / GNSS Engineer

Location
Worcestershire
Salary
dependant on skills and experience
Posted
20 Dec 2017
Closes
17 Jan 2018
Ref
1147100
Contact
Frank White
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent

Senior Navigation / GNSS Engineer

£45'000 to £60'000 approx. per annum basic salary + benefits

An International Aerospace and Defence Company is looking for Lead Navigation / GNSS Engineer to join their Worcestershire operations. This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a Senior Navigation Engineer to take up a leading role in this internationally renowned Defence company. The team here has grown rapidly in recent years due to strong overall growth in the company, so you would be joing a team of circa 35-40 experts.

The work that you would undertake if successful, is focussed around developing Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receiver products. Looking at legacy tools and equipment/products, phasing them out and bringing new ones in. Also involved in research and development activities.

GPS - Widely known

GNSS - American version

Galileo - European version

The team is currently working with European Space Agency and their research arm to help develop a secure GNSS system. Currently developing receivers (specialist, high accuracy, robust jamming in attacks).

Overall Purpose of the Job * Lead/contribute to all stages in the delivery of customer focused research, development, consultancy and product support activities in the field of secured navigation. * Provide technical expertise and advice on GNSS aspects. * Interact with and lead Subject Matter Experts working in multi disciplinary, multi nation teams to deliver R&D, product and consultancy outputs. Key Accountabilities * Responsible to the Secured Navigation Integrated Delivery Team Lead and Secured Navigation Chief Engineer for GNSS technical support to projects. * Deliver high quality designs, report which focus on customer problems and solutions. * Represent the company in multi-nation consortiums to European and UK customers, as required. * Contribute to (or lead) the development of proposals in response to requests from customers and consortium partners. Challenges * Rapid learning and consideration of the technical, security, and political landscape * Working in multi-nation consortia for a broad range of customers * Communicating ideas with multiple stakeholders and customers, at all levels, technical, non-technical and management * Able to identify, capture and drive forward innovative GNSS solutions PERSON SPECIFICATION Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required * Good degree (i.e. 2.1 or better) in a science, engineering or maths subject (or >5 years directly applicable experience). * Knowledge and experience of GNSS technology, particularly Galileo and GPS. * Proven experience of working in a GNSS related role * Proven ability to interpret customer requirements and develop innovative solutions * Able to oversee and lead subcontractors Desirable Experience Experience of some or all of the following: * Navigation system specification * Navigation signal processing * Navigation processing * Other GNSS technologies * Multi-sensor navigation * Robust navigation techniques (anti-jam, anti-spoof) * RTK, Differential * Navigation system implementation * ASIC development * Engineering design and implementation processes * Knowledge and experience of working in crypto and key management

Interested?

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