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Assistant Chief Engineer

Ref no. BHN561317
Location Windsor and Maidenhead, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Looking to join an Innovative company? The company not only produce products which are used in some of the most challenging environments in the world but have a number of awards under their belt!

Key skills required for this role

assistance Chief engineer/chief engineer/electronic chief engineer


assistance Chief engineer/chief engineer/electronic chief engineer

Job description

Looking to join an Innovative company? The company not only produce products which are used in some of the most challenging environments in the world but have a number of awards under their belt!


Important: Due to the nature of the role, all candidates will need to be prepared to undertake DV clearance and therefore as a minimum be living in the UK 10 years.

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Want to Join a business who's capabilities address the highest classification levels of High Grade and Type 1 National Security, across a growing and thriving sector?

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

Brand new site for 2023! Onsite Café, Free parking, Table Tennis and more!

Full range of company benefits, flexible working, training, development and clear career progression!


  • Deputises as required for the Chief Engineer in respect of Design Authority and provider of technical leadership for multiple large, complex and multi-disciplinary projects.
  • Applies diverse and expert engineering knowledge to quickly trouble-shoot difficult problems.
  • Has significant interaction with customers and other external bodies; promotes the company's strategic and programmatic agenda appropriately in these interactions.
  • Identifies and drives for most cost-effective engineering solutions; can balance various diverse quantities in supporting this calculation (NRE, UPC); is innovative in this regard; uses judgement to determine when to buy rather than create IP.
  • Support to managing the engineering processes across Cyber UK and ensures they are fit for purpose, meet the required legislative standards, and pass both internal and external audits.
  • Anticipates technical problems and intervenes appropriately; recognised externally as a domain expert; attends relevant industry technical working groups and is influential in these forums.
  • Mentors and coaches less experienced engineers; shares knowledge willingly and constructively; is a role-model for all engineers, in terms of both technical ability and behaviours.
  • Performs with very limited direction; is not subject to supervision or close management.
  • Delegated authority as required for the most significant engineering technical documents; may chair technical reviews, possibly including Preliminary and Critical Design Reviews at the request of the Chief Engineer.
  • Strong presentation skills; can explain technically complex concepts clearly to less technical/involved parties.
  • Has limited or no line management responsibility.
  • Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual to ensure compliance with Government regulations.

Experience needed:

  • Degree in an engineering, mathematical or science-based subject or equivalent experience.
  • Significant experience in one (or more preferably), software, firmware, hardware or systems engineering.
  • Expert knowledge of the V-model, and good/best practice engineering process.
  • In depth understanding and technical depth and credibility in the areas of information assurance, cyber-security, Government communications security systems and products.
  • Extensive experience in technical leadership and managing delivery of multi-disciplined engineering projects.
  • Ability to gain DV Clearance.


  • Experience within Defence, Aerospace or Engineering type company
  • Hold a pre-existing or Valid DV Clearance

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