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Communications Engineer

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Location
Portsmouth
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
25 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Ref
J381574A
Contact
martin ferguson
Clearance Level
DV, SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent

Maritime Communications Engineer

Portsmouth

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Fantastic opportunity to up-skill and cross train

Fast paced, technical environment where no day is the same. Continuous challenges to your skills and abilities leading to an exciting, challenging work environment.

Details:

Security clearance - SC will be required with a possibility of needed to go to DV

Engineering degree

Job description/Person specification:

We have a requirement for a Communications Systems Engineer to undertake communications engineering design, development, system integration, and test and acceptance activities to support Maritime communication systems. You will be responsible for successfully applying current knowledge to development of legacy and current military-specific communications technologies in support of planned and future military communication installations to the MOD. This will include:
*Support to developing communication architecture solutions across the frequency spectrum,
*Installation and integration of equipment's in a range of military and commercial platforms
*Undertake test and evaluation of equipment and solutions in a lab environment
*Produce technical documentation in support of work carried out

To apply, please ensure you include a current CV and a letter of application explaining why you are applying and how you meet our requirements.

This role will require the holder to be able to obtain full security clearance. To gain clearance you will normally have had to be of British Nationality and born in the UK.

Specific Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities for which the post holder has a requirement to deliver will include input to design, development, setting to work and trials operation of communication systems across the communications spectrum. Including Line of Site, Beyond Line of Site and Mobile Technologies.
*Plan/structure own work and report to Project Manager/ Lead Engineer on progress.
*Engage with relevant customers and stakeholders undertaking design and test activities to ensure requirements are met.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

* Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in an Engineering or Communications discipline or able to provide evidence of equivalent experience is essential.

*Good understanding of procedures and concepts within own discipline and a basic knowledge of these elements in other disciplines.
*Ability to work with a diverse range of teams and to also undertake tasks unsupervised/manage own workload.
*An understanding of Systems Engineering principles and how own area integrates into others. *Capable of innovative thinking.
*Be able to make evaluative judgements on the analysis of factual information. *Report/presentation writing skills
*Sound and comprehensive communications skills are required in order to exchange complex information
*Willingness to travel within the UK and potentially overseas.

Challenges:

*Rapid learning of current and future communication technologies
*Understanding the requirements in support of planned and future military and commercial communication programmes.
*Innovation in the application/integration of communications technologies to provide new and enhanced capabilities to our customers.
*Proactively anticipate potential problems
*Provide adaptability to solutions within a short timescale to meet customer requirements.

Behavioural Requirements:
*Enthusiasm,
*Task and Team focused.
*Risk Aware
*Motivation
*Able to follow processes and procedures
*Present a good impression of a professional

We encourage our people to think and do things differently. As one of the largest and most respected science and technology organisations in Europe, we are constantly breaking new ground in the application of cutting-edge technology in our core markets of defence and security. The Maritime Group is part of the Managed Services Group and has nearly 500 employees, based on 16 sites across the UK. We have a great team and excellent opportunities to develop both our business and our employees, and our vision is to be the partner of choice in the assurance, design, test, evaluation and integration of maritime platforms and systems for our UK and international clients.

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