Graduate Countermeasures Engineer
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MASS provides Electronic Warfare Operational Support services and solutions on a global scale, focused across the Land, Air and Maritime domains.
An opportunity exists for a Physics, Engineering or Mathematics graduate to provide specialist support to the planning, execution, analysis and development of platform protection tactics in a modelling and simulation environment.
Working as part of a specialist team you will use modelling software to develop sensor based tracking systems. You will be required to program a graphical simulation environment, utilising skills and experience in research, mathematical/scientific modelling and analysis. The models will then be used to carry out sensor vulnerability analysis and countermeasures development, following which you will provide advice to customers based on these results.
Responsibilities include the design and generation of models for simulating non-communications Radar, Electro-optic and Infrared systems, including missile seekers and other Electronic Warfare systems. The candidate must be a self-starter and shall be responsible for discrete tasks of specification, design, modelling, testing, validation, and analysis.
The candidate must be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and competent team player who can communicate clearly. This position includes a requirement to travel in support of customer meetings. The position is part of a small team of analysts. The candidate must be eligible for UK MoD clearance for access to the appropriate security level.
Mandatory Skill Requirements:
- Ability to process and analyse large and complex data sets from multiple sources
- Ability to assimilate complex concepts
- Team working
- Ability to work with minimum supervision
- Ability to communicate complex concepts to non-experts, both written and orally
- Hold, or be prepared to undergo, UK security clearance
- Full UK driving licence.
Desirable Skill Requirements:
- Interest or experience in the use of modelling and simulation of complex control systems
- Knowledge of RF and /or IR sensor systems with an interest in developing knowledge related to defensive aids suites and countermeasures
- Interest, experience or knowledge of electronic warfare principles and air platform protection requirements
This role is a full time graduate placement (37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday), based in Lincoln, with a projected start date of August/September 2018.
MASS is an equal opportunities employer