Systems Engineer - METOC

Outsource UK Ltd
30 Sep 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Systems Engineer - METOC

A Systems Engineer is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Dorchester

This is a 12 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Systems Engineer contract role

A vacancy exists for a Systems Engineer to be a part of the METOC team working on the METeorological and OCeanographic System for the UK Royal Navy. The METOC system is currently deployed and in-service on the Type 45 Destroyers, ready for Sea Trial on the QE Class Carriers and in the design phase for the Type 26 Frigates.

Key skills required for the Systems Engineer

  • Good documentation and analysis skills
  • An excellent team player with strong communication skills, and an ability to work independently with minimal supervision and quickly learn on the job
  • Knowledge of and experience in designing with COTS hardware and PC technology.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience in Naval Combat System Equipment architecture, technical design & delivery; including physical requirements and associated design & installation attributes, build & manufacture, physical integration and Acceptance
  • Experience of working with COTS IT equipment, cabinet design and assembly
  • Knowledge of EMC and environmental (shock, vibration, cooling) control measures applied to equipment containing COTS items to meet military specifications
  • Experience in test and acceptance management

The role is based in Dorchester, Dorset - commutable from commutable from Weymouth, Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Blandford Forum, Bere Regis, Bovington, Sherborne, Yeovil, Crewkerne, Honiton, Axminster, Lyme Regis and Bridport

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