Matchtech

Senior Research Scientist - Signatures

Recruiter
Location
Dorchester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 May 2017
Closes
23 Jun 2017
Ref
391063
Contact
Martyn Hudson
Discipline
Electronic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Purpose;



Specialist research scientist to support and lead R&D programmes within the field of naval platform signatures



Scope;



Understanding the sources, propagation and detection mechanisms of a naval platform’s acoustic and non-acoustic signature are key to realising the platforms vulnerability to attack.



The Signatures team undertakes research and development within this domain to support national and international customers.



Experienced scientists are required to join the team, providing support to and to lead, research and development programmes covering topics including:



* Data analysis, automated detection processing and machine learning
* Modelling signatures of naval platforms
* Naval platform design aspects
* Numerical simulation of complex phenomena and computational fluid dynamics
* Remote sensing and numerical simulation of ocean processes
* Laboratory experiments



The successful applicant would be expected to have experience within at least one of these domains and an ability to lead research projects crossing them all. Applicants are expected to be dynamic, innovative, resourceful, committed and have a track record of successfully planning, coordinating and delivering research programmes.



The platform signatures research programmes are varied in scope and discipline so we are considering a variety of skills and an ability to adapt to evolving needs is highly desirable



Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required



* Degree level physics, mathematics, engineering, or related degree
* Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the areas listed above
* An aptitude for problem solving
* Ability to propose, plan, lead and deliver research programmes.