Combat System Engineer

Ref No. BHN530176
Location Portsmouth, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Our client are a leading defence technology business with an exciting opportunity for an experienced combat systems engineer to join them in their Portsmouth offices


Experienced combat systems engineer with a knowledge of systems integration and test

The Job

Key Accountabilities:

  • Support the Senior Combat System Engineers and Technical Leads on relevant technical matters relating to a range of areas across the Combat System;
  • Engage with customers, other stakeholders, and suppliers;
  • Work as part of a technical team in support of project objectives and contract deliverables in accordance with the Technical Delivery Plan;
  • Produce test plans, execute trial activities and conduct post-trial analysis;
  • Generate technical documentation including the Supporting Evidence for Certificate of Safe Integration;
  • Deliver work and reports on progress to more senior technical and project staff;
  • Conduct sea trials on Royal Navy Ships including potentially overseas;
  • Escalate significant problems and issues encountered to senior technical and project staff;
  • Accountable to the Senior CSE within delegated technical activities. Accountable for any Associate CSEs allocated within delegated technical activities.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Honours Degree in Engineering, Physics or similar. HNC/D Level qualification (or equivalent) may be accepted if accompanied with appropriate experience;
  • IEng (or equivalent) is desirable;
  • 4 years+ relevant experience in engineering;
  • Proven experience on Naval Combat Systems or;
  • Expertise in specific technology e.g. radar/sonar/C2/weapons/etc. or;
  • Experience in Test & Evaluation or Integration.

Martyn Hudson
manages this role


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