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Graduate Engineer (Acoustics / Transducer Engineer)

Ref no. BHN548653
Location Buckinghamshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Want to join a company a trusted and reputable company with a broad portfolio of capabilities across the Maritime domain?

Key skills required for this role

Graduate Engineer, Analyst , Acoustics, Trandsducer, Electronics, Software, Systems


Graduate Engineer, Analyst , Acoustics, Trandsducer, Electronics, Software, Systems

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Want to work for a successful business, who develop advanced specialist systems to deliver warfighting edge in the modern maritime and underwater battlespace?

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

The Engineering function manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

Wherever possible, we will consider a variety of working options to suit your lifestyle,

How do you find the hidden, detect the soundless, and see the invisible? How would you like to lead a team that develops and manufactures next-generation technologies and products that help find our nation's stealthiest adversaries?

The company offers a two-year graduate scheme in a variety of Engineering disciplines. Their structured programmes give you the opportunity to designing solutions and solving problems on thier diverse range of projects and programmes.

We will challenge and support you in equal measure to nurture your potential as an engineer.

During the scheme, you will complete a number of placements around the business, designed to be flexible to support your career objectives and development. These placements will give you the chance to utilise and build your skills across the engineering disciplines as well as gain knowledge of the wider business, such as Project Management, Sales and Marketing, Commercial and Operations.

As a Graduate Engineer you will join the business in one of five Engineering functions: Systems, Software, Electrical/Electronic, Mechanical and Support. A sample of the activities typically undertaken within each function is given below:


  • Working with the customer and internal teams to elicit and derive requirements.
  • Developing the high-level system architecture for a project.
  • Planning and undertaking verification and validation activities.


  • Programming of software in high level commonly used languages (e.g. C, C++, Java, HTML, C#, Python, QT) and low level, more rarely used languages (e.g. assembly, delphi, ada).
  • Development of unit test frameworks and implementation of automated unit testing.
  • Production of formal software documentation throughout the whole lifecycle (planning, design, test, transition, manuals, etc.).

Analysts/Transducer Designer

  • Algorithm definition/verification based on the application of established digital signal processing approaches
  • Selecting appropriate algorithmic techniques based upon performance requirements
  • Developing algorithms with implementation in mind (segmentation/simplification/parallelisation)
  • Developing transducer designs using piezo-electric material
  • Modelling algorithm/transducer performance under a wide range of realistic underwater conditions
  • Modelling sonar/acoustic performance against customer requirements
  • Analysing Trials data, assessing against system performance requirements

Electrical / Electronics

  • Developing schematics for electronics to meet system requirements and functional interface specifications.
  • Selecting components appropriate for the application and environment being considered.
  • Working with the operations and systems teams to ensure the manufacturability, reliability and maintainability of electronic equipment designs.


  • Undertaking 3D CAD modelling to design cost effective and producible mechanisms and structures while producing 2D technical drawings as part of a production drawing pack.
  • Supporting stress and thermal analysis activities to ensure designs are fit for purpose.
  • Selecting materials and advising the Operations team on assembly techniques and manufacturing.

Support Solutions & Services

  • Working closely with end-users, the customer and the supply chain to ensure the delivery of support and training, globally, at short notice.
  • Utilising both business and engineering skillsets, alongside our Project Management team, by undertaking a wide variety of work in support of our in-service products.
  • Influencing our design teams to ensure maximum reliability and supportability of our products and developing support proposals in coordination with our Sales & Marketing team.

During the graduate scheme, you will progress your engineering competence and will have the opportunity to work towards Chartered Engineer status. At all times throughout the scheme, we will provide you with excellent support, including providing you with a mentor and coaching during each placement by senior team members.

For full information, please get in touch!

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