Principal Combat Systems Engineer - Warship TA

Location: Hampshire, England Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Zak Mendoza

Combat Systems Engineer


Combat Systems Engineer needed for a multinational Defence and Maritime organisation based in Portsmouth who are looking to employ an experienced Combat Systems Engineer with an in-depth knowledge of Engineering Design and/or Engineering Management within Mission/Combat Systems environment, knowledge of engineering and project design lifecycle, and the Defence and Maritime Industry.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Combat Systems Engineer will include:

  • Ensure the integrity of the QEC Combat System and wider platform design is maintained as it transitions fully into the service environment.

  • Manage the efficient, timely and safe implementation of design change into QNLZ and PWLS post VAD, including update and upgrade activities.

  • Contribute to the maintenance of configuration control of the QEC Combat System design.

  • Provide authoritative evidence to demonstrate that design intent has been achieved and ensure that a design change has been holistically integrated.

  • Ensures that the QEC Safety Case has integrity, is comprehensive, coherent and consistent.

  • Collect and collates evidence for Naval Authority Certification submissions;

  • Identify and propose opportunities for improvement of QEC Combat System platform design;

  • Be the primary Warship Technical Authority Point of Contact for all QEC Combat System related engineering design queries.

  • Ensure compliance with SHE Management System, mitigating risks and improving overall, SHE performance.

  • Line management responsibility for a small team of chartered engineers.

What you need to be the successful Combat Systems Engineer

In order to be the successful Combat Systems Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Be a member of a relevant professional body and registered as a Chartered Engineer (CEng), or be able to demonstrate that they have been working at the level of a Chartered Engineer for some period of time.

  • Engineering Design and/or Engineering Management within Mission/Combat Systems environmen

  • Defence and or Maritime

  • Knowledge of engineering and project design lifecycle.

  • Be qualified to degree level, or equivalent, in Electronic Engineering or a related discipline preferably with experience in the marine/naval industry.

  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Combat Systems Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

Please note that all candidates moving forward for the Combat Systems Engineer position must have obtained or be eligible for security clearance up to SC level.

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