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Above Water Sensor Systems Integration Engineer

Ref No. EMP425523
Location Halifax, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

The company is in the business of building quality ships. Based in scenic Halifax, they are currently working on a number of significant projects for the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Coast Guard.

Important

Experience in Integration, installation and test and integration of Above Water Sensor Systems

The Job

This position will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance to design, integration, installation, test and evaluation of all Above Water Sensor Systems aboard the ship.

This position will act as co-chair leading the Above Water Sensor Systems Integrated Product Team (IPT) in partnership with the Combat Systems Integrator and be the primary Point of Contact for Radars and sensor systems within the team. This role will report to the Above Water Warfare (AWW) Sensors and Weapons Team Lead.

Ideal qualifications:

  • Engineering degree (Electrical preferred).
  • Be a Professional Engineer or have eligibility for this qualification.
  • Post graduate qualifications in systems engineering or equivalent experience

Experience:

Experience in the following fields would be preferred:

  • Experience in engineering for Naval platforms
  • Understanding of ship construction
  • Experience working in design, production and or test on a ship construction program.
  • Understanding of Combat System Architecture

Key Responsibilities:

  • Act as a subject matter expert and provide technical expertise to support the development and compliance of all aspects of design, function, integration, and test to ensure optimal solutions Develop plans, procedures and processes as required in support of program requirements
  • Provide independent oversight to the requirements definition, design, integration and test of all Radars and Sensor systems aboard the platform
  • Coordinate the scheduling, planning and conduct of assigned activities in support of program milestones
  • Provide accurate status reports on assigned activities to the management team
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal (Shipyard Production, Program personnel) and external stakeholders (subcontractors and Canadian government representatives)
  • Provide expertise in the development and / or review of design and production products to support the installation and test of the sensor systems into the platform
  • Provide support in evaluating engineering change presented by the subcontractor to ensure impacts or risks to integration activities are understood and recorded
  • Support a culture of teamwork, enthusiasm and proactive behaviour within the Combat Systems team
  • Be a role model for professional behavior

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

 

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