Communication Systems Engineer

Ref No. BHN511784
Location Romsey, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Our client are a leading defence technology business seeking an experienced systems engineer to join them in the development of future military communication systems.


Strong systems engineering experience in particular around the design and development of defence communication systems

The Job

The Opportunity

Your projects will be diverse - working with varying clients, across a number of sectors, using a range of skills. Consequently, we are looking for individuals able to work flexibly across projects in different domains. You might apply your skills to rapidly prototype new approaches and solutions. Equally, you may apply them to complement or advance existing solutions.

You will be part of a stimulating, collaborative and driven team that offers you autonomy, challenge, and strong sense of purpose. Depending on the project, there will be opportunities to demonstrate technology to customers and support customer test and acceptance.

You will be proficient in the understanding of military communication network and associated protocols and security architecture. Furthermore, be skilled in both the design, modelling and software implementation of such networks.

Why We Want You

Beyond your technical skills, you will be proactive and able to communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders. You will work well alone or as part of a team. You will be curious and seek out the best approach/solution/tool for the job at hand.

You will:

  • Provide systems engineering skills with regard to military comms networks - specifically related to requirements analysis, design, modelling and implementation
  • Maintain awareness across the military radio systems domain
  • Provide timely and accurate estimates for project deliverables and contribute to bids
  • Provide technical support to customer meetings
  • Apply and scale rengineering processes effectively
  • Identify and collaborate with all stakeholders

Essential Skills:

  • Knowledge of the military comms domain
  • Understanding of military comms network architectures, protocols and associated waveforms
  • Experience of communication system modelling

Desirable Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of other defence disciplines, such as Electronic Warfare, Signals Intelligence, Radar, or GNSS.
  • Proficient in software development
  • OpenCPI

Martyn Hudson
manages this role


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