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Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer

Ref No. EMP426960
Benefits Competitive benefits and full relocation
Location Halifax, Canada
Job type Permanent
Job Status Applicants Required


Located in the scenic maritime city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, this is Canada's most exciting shipbuilding project for over 30 years! With a brand new facility and cutting edge technology, they are building the new ships for the Royal Canadian Navy.


Previous experience and knowledge of underwater warfare acoustic systems

The Job

The Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer will play a vital role in the team; responsible for providing coordination and engineering expertise to the integration, installation, set to work, test and evaluation of all the systems. Systems include Hull Mounted Sonar, Towed Low Frequency Active and Passive Sonar, Mine Avoidance Sonar among others.

The successful applicant will provide oversight to the design of these systems, their function within the Combat System, and will be responsible for ensuring that solutions are fully compliant.

Other Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide knowledge and insight into software integration challenges with UWW systems
  • Support evaluating engineering change
  • Provide technical expertise into the operational employment of UWW systems and their roles in Anti-Submarine Warfare

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Post graduate qualification in Electrical or Computer Engineering related to acoustic systems is essential
  • Proven experience in large and complex defence acquisition projects is ideal
  • Knowledge and experience on UWW acoustic systems is required

Why Halifax:

  • Attractive lifestyle - warm sunny summers for surfing / beach hopping and cold snowy winters for snowboarding / skiing
  • Affordable accommodation - beautiful spacious properties; choose from overlooking a lake, being nestled in woodland or downtown in the lively city centre
  • Social life - a big city with a small town feel
  • Education - excellent facilities including a large number of schools and one of Canada's top universities
  • Connections - only 2 hours by plane to New York and a direct 6 hour flight from the UK

About me:

With over 7 years' experience in recruitment, I have personally supported more than 45 families in their move to Canada over the last 5 years. Having also lived overseas as a child and into adulthood, I know how daunting it can be to transform your life and consider relocating. To find out more information, contact me on:

T: +44 (0) 1489 898136



All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security Clearance and U.S International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations.

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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