Combat Systems Hardware Engineer

Ref No. EMP442860
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Closed
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There is an opportunity for a Combat Systems Hardware Engineer to join our client based in Scotstoun within their Data Integration team.


Hardware engineer, support, design, combat systems

The Job

Our Hardware Engineering capability is applied to the development and support of physical equipment required for our Combat Systems product portfolio. Our equipment is primarily designed using Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components and packaged for the naval environment. Hardware Engineers provide expertise to:

* Support systems engineers and System Design Authorities (SDAs) with the physical aspects of system design
* Derive product requirements (electrical, electronic and mechanical)
* Generate concepts for candidate solutions
* Assess feasibility of solutions
* Generate detailed designs for chosen solutions to meet all functional, operational and transverse requirements in accordance with processes including reviews of obsolescence management, problem reporting and change management
* Design for X:
- Design for safety
- Design for reliability
- Design for EMC
- Design for test
- Design for maintenance
* Generate procurement specifications for, and technically manage the third-party supply of assemblies and sub-systems
* Devise test requirements and undertake design proving and support qualification testing
* Assemble, integrate, and test system hardware
* Generate technical construction files, in line with governance rules, to support design certification
* Provide installation guidance
* Support on-site installation and commissioning (including support to trails)

Tasks and Activities:
* Applies basic engineering principles and knowledge to perform conventional, less complex tasks
* Uses readily available reference material to provide straightforward solutions to problems
* Initially closely supervised, but able to work increasingly independently with experience
* Able to work in teams with primary contact being with other team members and team leader and able to support own peers where experience and knowledge permit
* Increasingly develop contacts within wider organisation. Contacts with other organisations and outside customer developed with progression.

Experiential requirements
* Minimum 2.2 Honours Degree (or equivalent experience)
* Typically first appointment post Graduate Development Programme; ex Engineering Higher Apprenticeship programme; or direct entry experienced hire
* Understands hardware engineering approaches, processes and procedures
* Designs and develops solutions to common or well-articulated Engineering situations
* Works with supervision
* Gaining experience in development of equipment using COTS hardware to practitioner level
* Gaining experience of engineering lifecycle phases
* Gaining experience of the following (not all will be to practitioner level):
o requirements derivation and analysis; design partitioning;
o detailed equipment design; working with sub-contractors and suppliers; * procurement activities; assembly integration and test;
o support to qualification testing; support to trials
o Engineering support post- delivery

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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