Hardware Systems Engineer

Outsource UK Ltd
14 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Hardware Systems Engineer – Comms

A Hardware Systems Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Dorset.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Hardware Systems Engineer contract role

As a Hardware Systems Engineer you will report to the Lead Hardware Systems Engineer and Project Design Authority as applicable. Your responsibilities will include estimation of development activities, design of technical solutions, implementation or subcontract of proposed solutions and the testing involved in verifying them.

You will support the design, qualification and implementation of our deliveries at the operational level.

A Hardware Systems Engineer is also responsible for the helping ensure the overall Physical, Electrical and environmental compliance of the delivered System.

Key skills required for the Hardware Systems Engineer

A strong Hardware and Systems Engineering background, preferably with a degree in a related discipline.

A good understanding of the complete engineering lifecycle and configuration management.

A good working knowledge of the development processes (e.g. requirements, design, specification, implementation, integration and testing, acceptance), and development tools (e.g. Requirements Management, Modelling and defect reporting systems)

A background in Communications (voice, data and radio products)

Experience of providing engineering input and support to business development activities would be an advantage.

Demonstrable knowledge or experience in some or all of the following would be especially desirable, in particular their applications in a military context:

* Electrical engineering disciplines g. BS7671 qualified

* CAD experience / familiarity desirable

* Communications technologies: IP networking (including network design), VOIP, Point-to-Point radio links, serial communication, 4G mobile technologies, network security, network management,

* A good understanding of designing equipment to meet stringent environmental requirements such as EMC/T, Environmental etc. (awareness of associated DEF-STANS would be desirable)

* Understanding of Design Certification and Product Safety Processes

* Familiarity with Export control and ITAR rules and regulations would be desirable

The role is based in Christchurch, Dorset - commutable from Salisbury, Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Lymington, Ferndown, Bournemouth and Poole with excellent access from Southampton, Eastleigh and Winchester

If you are a Hardware Systems Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Engineering opportunities please contact Kris Foston on (url removed) or phone (phone number removed)

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We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates.

The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client’s and candidate’s needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a “one-stop shop” to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and, in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

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