Systems Integration Engineer

08 Mar 2017
05 Apr 2017
Martyn Hudson
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

The post covers the installation and integration of the control and sensor systems within the vessel. This post ideally requires a good understanding of control, communication and autopilot technologies as well as a good understanding of marine science sensors in use within a wide range of industries.

The post holder will report to the Operations Manager who will be the line manager.

The post holder will have responsibility for:

* Installation of all electrical and electronic systems into the hull.
* Installation of all sensors into the hull.
* Integration/interfacing of all sensors with the control and communication systems.
* Providing day to day input to design and interface control, ensuring compatibility of component specifications, engineering drawings and all technical documentation.
* Support and manage the undertaking of integration and system testing from workshop testing through to sea trials. Note this may include the witnessing of supplier acceptance testing, or off site working for extended periods.
* Management of the sensor data for delivery to customers.
* Interfacing with sensor OEMs and specialist sub-contractors.
* Ensure all systems engineering activities are compliant with Health and Safety Policy in the execution of the company’s activities.

The post holder will be regularly involved with the following company activities:

* Development of operating/piloting system and procedures.
* Technical input into RFQ/bid responses for customers.
* Mounting and manning of exhibition stands.


We are seeking an ambitious and experienced electronics professional who will make good use of existing hardware solutions, minimise the need for custom interface circuitry (but design what is needed where necessary) and focus on creating first class, highly reliable systems and software solutions for this unmanned vessel technology. Candidates will be expected to have the following qualifications and experience:

* A relevant degree level qualification. (computer science, electronic or systems engineering) or equivalent relevant experience.
* Experience of concept design, build and testing of electronic and computing systems.
* Experience in installation and operation of wireless and satellite communication systems.
* Some experience in a relevant technical and/or operator background.
* Ability to communicate effectively in technical English both orally and in writing.

It would also be advantageous for candidates to have experience in one or more of the following areas:

* Experience in installing / integrating and operating marine sensors / transducers and systems.
* An understanding of marine science, relevant sensors and data management, processing and analysis.
* Experience in designing and manufacturing electronic systems.
* C++, MatLab, Python, Java code development experience
* Some project management experience.

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