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Systems Engineer

Employer
Cobham Plc
Location
Buckinghamshire, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Dec 2020

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Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Cobham Aerospace Connectivity are looking for Systems Engineer

This role is based preferably in Leatherhead, Surrey but can consider Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Cobham, the leading global technology and services innovator have a fantastic to work on our market leading products providing Microwave, RF antenna and Electronic Design within the Aerospace Connectivity Business Unit of Cobham's Communications and Connectivity Sector. Our products are designed for air, land and sea to high specifications and with new products coming through you will be involved in exciting technical challenges.

Our technology

Cobham Aerospace Connectivity design and manufacture active and passive avionics antennas and electronic control systems for military and civil communications, navigation and search and rescue applications. We pioneered frequency agile VHF tuneable antennas and continue to be a key supplier to major avionics companies. Our GPS anti-jam technology utilises state of the art DSP algorithms with an active antenna to eliminate both narrow-band and wide-band jamming signals. We have world leading technology in Ground Penetrating Radar and RF interference mitigation. Both military and civil users rely on our direction finding systems for search and rescue operations. We develop and manufacture high specification sector and multi-sector, directional, omni-directional, ultra-wideband (UWB) and MIMO antennas.

The role

You will be working within a team of hardware and software design engineers, programme managers, and other supporting functions, to deliver project specific goals. This would typically cover the full development cycle from requirements capture, system level design, concept development, simulation, prototyping, build, through to verification and production handover. Our production facility is on-site and we are proud to be supporting British manufacturing.

As a Systems Engineer, your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Team working ability, with good interpersonal skills and commitment to project success and drive to deliver on time
Relevant Systems Engineering design experience, such as supporting architectural design or requirements analysis
Some understanding of other engineering domains, including RF, electrical, mechanical, software
Able to work under supervision from technical management following the constraints of schedule, cost and quality, and use own judgement to know when to escalate issues
An education to degree level or equivalent in equivalent in an engineering or engineering related discipline
All applicants must have or be able to obtain Security Clearance. Including UK Eyes OnlyAny of the following knowledge or experience is also desirable for this role:

Experience in devolving a system requirement to a set of hardware and/or software subsystems described by architectural diagrams and interface descriptions
Able to communicate technical issues clearly to non-technical audiences
Specific Systems Engineering methods, such as use case modelling, state diagrams or SysML
Use of a requirements management tool such as DOORS, to perform system requirements validation, decomposition with traceability or to manage the verification of the requirements through a full product lifecycle
Engineering management techniques such as scheduling, cost estimation or risk analysis
System simulation and signal processing
Design, coding, debugging, testing and maintenance of software, ideally for embedded applications encompassing low-level hardware interface code or higher level software designs running within an embedded operating system environmentAbout Cobham Aerospace Connectivity

Manufacturers of secure, reliable communications and navigation systems

We are innovative system integrators with a pedigree of capability in Communications, Navigation and Electronic Warfare for aerospace and defence. Through continual innovation, we are able to supply highly resilient, totally dependable systems with low through-life costs that deliver outstanding performance and value. Our air, land and maritime products include Antenna Systems, Anti-Jam GPS, Radio, Audio, Air Traffic Management Systems and Electronic Warfare
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