Graduate Commuications Systems Engineer

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Location
Portsmouth
Salary
£27000 - £29000 per annum
Posted
11 Oct 2017
Closes
08 Nov 2017
Ref
ALE/1164282
Contact
Abbie Levens
Sector
Electronics
Discipline
Electronic
Function
Electrical
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Graduate Communication Systems Engineer

£29,000PA

Portsmouth



A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a recent Physics or Electronic Engineering Graduate who is keen, enthusiastic and willing to learn. The ideal candidate will have an understanding or Engineering Discipline and Communication Programmes and be willing to travel to local Dock Yards on occasion.



Job description/Person specification:

We have a requirement for a Communications Systems Engineer to undertake communications engineering design, development, system integration, and test and acceptance activities to support Maritime communication systems in the underwater C4I domain. You will be responsible for successfully applying current knowledge to development of legacy and current military-specific communications technologies in support of planned and future military communication installations to the MOD. This will include:



* Support to developing communication architecture solutions across the frequency spectrum,
* Installation and integration of equipment’s in a range of military and commercial platforms
* Undertake test and evaluation of equipment and solutions in a lab environment
* Produce technical documentation in support of work carried out



Specific Responsibilities:

Specific responsibilities for which the post holder has a requirement to deliver will include input to design, development, setting to work and trials operation of communication systems across the communications spectrum. Including Line of Site, Beyond Line of Site and Mobile Technologies.

*Plan/structure own work and report to Project Manager/ Lead Engineer on progress.

*Engage with relevant customers and stakeholders undertaking design and test activities to ensure requirements are met.



Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

* Qualified to degree level (or equivalent) in an Engineering or Communications discipline or able to provide evidence of equivalent experience is essential.
* Good understanding of procedures and concepts within own discipline and a basic knowledge of these elements in other disciplines.
* Ability to work with a diverse range of teams and to also undertake tasks unsupervised/manage own workload.
* An understanding of Systems Engineering principles and how own area integrates into others.
* Capable of innovative thinking.
* Be able to make evaluative judgements on the analysis of factual information.
* Report/presentation writing skills
* Sound and comprehensive communications skills are required in order to exchange complex information
* Willingness to travel within the UK and potentially overseas.



Challenges



* Rapid learning of current and future communication technologies
* Understanding the requirements in support of planned and future military and commercial communication programmes.
* Innovation in the application/integration of communications technologies to provide new and enhanced capabilities to our customers.
* Proactively anticipate possible problems
* Provide adaptability to solutions within a short timescale to meet customer requirements.



To apply, please ensure you include a current CV and a letter of application explaining why you are applying and how you meet our requirements.



This role will require the holder to be able to obtain full security clearance. To gain clearance you will normally have had to be of British Nationality and born in the UK.

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