Senior Systems Engineer (EC3)

05 Oct 2017
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Purpose of Position This role is for an engineer who is part of a team responsible for system engineering integration and test activity to support the Option EC3 design, assurance and acceptance for the EvO GVA Platform evaluation. EvO is the first phase of the MORPHEUS program which includes the transformation of BCIP to an open and flexible technical and business architecture. Individuals in this role will lead and carry out system engineering integration with hardware & software components in a Tactical C4I System, define & execute test cases, and carry out problem solving to identify defects and provide assurance & acceptance evidence for the system. System Platform Integration and Test Teams operate as part of the Platforms Integration Team at the Value Stream Level within a Scaled Agile Framework. Tasks will be varied and include product & system integration, verification, validation, assurance & platform based lab testing with problem investigation and support for transferring outputs to the MRTC. The successful candidate will work within a multi-disciplined engineering team to deliver outputs that meet customer needs to defined quality standards within agreed timescales and budgets. Responsibilities * Lead elements of the EC3 team in the development of appropriate EC3 GVA Platform integration laboratory hardware configuration and associated test plans * Support detailed planning to successfully execute Lab integration and test activity * Define test requirements, specifications, procedures and scripts with reference to system and product specification, design and use cases * Execute defined platform integration activities * Execute tests and manage test results and associated data * Support the production of test reports and associated test conclusions * Support status reporting of Platform integration and test activities. * Support build and test GVA Platform design activity as well as the continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools. * Support the dismantling and re build of the Platform integration hardware at the MTRC and prove systems operation * Carry out integration and test activity within the SAFe Agile Framework program Required Skills & Abilities * Broad competence in Platform Systems Engineering Integration and Test - Significant experience and depth of understanding across the discipline, practicing as an systems engineer on a complex development program * Ability to carry out Platform Integration and test/trials activity leading or as part of a team * Understanding and experience of developing Tactical C4I Systems; knowledge of the BCIP system is highly desirable. * Understanding of tactical network infrastructures including networks, radios, routers, switches and system management considerations * Ability to orient issues within Internet and OSI-layered communications models - understanding of messaging and routing protocols, TCP/IP, UDP, including those applicable to wireless and wired environments * Proven methodical analytic fault finding skills - comfortable working in a technical laboratory while adhering to lab rules e.g. safe handling, equipment tracking and ESD Required Education & Experience * Technical experience in the application of practical and pragmatic Systems Integration and Test engineering on Defense design and development programs. * Practical hands on experience in lab and field based military systems testing including equipment/system commissioning and fault finding * Experience in build and test automation. * Experienced in the use of one or more the following engineering tools or equivalents: IBM DOORS, ARM risk tool, Microsoft Office tools * Typically requires degree in a relevant Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or IT discipline or equivalent wide range of relevant experience 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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