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Senior Model Engineer

Salisbury, UK
Closing date
26 Nov 2020

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MASS, a defence technology company are looking to recruit 2 Senior Modelling Engineers to provide specialist technical analysis and simulation model development of Electro-optic/Infra-Red and RF sensors. The tasks will require you to master textual and graphical programming environments, utilising skills and experience in research, mathematical modelling, develop signal processing elements of complex systems, simulation and analysis.

Responsibilities will include production of complex models in software to set standards, weapon system analysis, threat vulnerability analysis, the modelling of threats, countermeasures and providing advice to customers based on analysis of simulation results. On the job experience and training will be provided to enable you to utilise core engineering/STEM to meet the requirements of this role.

The successful candidate must be a self-starter and shall be responsible for discrete tasks of specification, design, modelling, testing, validation, and results analysis. You must be highly motivated, enthusiastic and a competent team leader and team‑player who can communicate clearly. This position includes a requirement to travel in support of customer meetings. The position is part of a small team of analysts.

Mandatory Skill Requirements:

STEM background and at least 4 years relevant experience

Ability to program in MATLAB

Advanced MATLAB/SIMULINK skills

Ability to understand C code

Software engineering

MS Office Ability to process and analyse large and complex data sets from multiple sources.

Desirable Skill Requirements:

Awareness of real time computing techniques and limitations.

Ability to program in C.

Knowledge of or willingness to learn about RF and/or IR sensors, threat systems, defensive aids suites and countermeasures.

Experience in the use of modelling and simulation of complex control systems.

Experience or knowledge of electronic warfare principles and air platform protection requirements.

Defence related experience.

Knowledge of FORTRAN programming


Understanding of RF and/or IR theory. Ability to assimilate complex concepts. Team-working. Prepared to work none-standard hours. Ability to work with minimum of supervision. Ability to communicate complex concepts to non-experts both written and orally. Hold, or be prepared to undergo, UK security clearance. Full UK driving licence.

MASS are an equal opportunities employer
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