Modern aerospace systems rely heavily on electronics and avionics which is why Aerospace Electronics Engineering jobs are in high demand. Aerospace Electronics Engineers work on the electronic systems within the aircraft which include communications, navigation, display systems and many more.
The sector is continuingly growing with demand placed on making a more autonomous, more electric aircraft. Morson recruits for a range of Aerospace Electronics Engineering jobs within this exciting sector.
At Morson, we pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.
Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.
Principal Systems Engineer (ECM)Crawley
Principal Systems Engineer (ECM) Crawley - 6 month duration - Pay rate circa £60-£65 p/h negotiable Ltd Co Outside IR35 This job description describes the requirement for a Principal Systems Engineer to work in the Secure Communications and Information Systems Land Communications Portfolio, specifically working within the Electronic Counter Measures and Vehicles domain. It will involve working on challenging programmes to bring new technology to a major UK customer base. It will include the build, test, and trials phases of the programme. You will be able to work from home for part of the week whilst covid restrictions are in place, but once these are eased the client will require more time on site in the Crawley office. Key responsibilities: Prepare ECM system and subsystem specifications and interface control documentation, equipment against rigorous analysis and decomposition of the customer requirements and change requests. To support and contribute to the ECM product strategy, in particular in the domains of active and passive CIED (Counter-Improvised Explosive Device) Provide technical support to the IVVQ team during the system integration and acceptance phase of the ECM programmes. Conduct of technical investigations into both equipment level and system level anomalies, liaising with software and hardware engineers as required. Maintain the design and production baselines through to platform acceptance, including specifications, ICDs, cable data sheets, BOMs and certification documentation liaising with production, the DO and safety engineers as required. Provide work package estimates that balance quality, compliance, and cost - subsequently discharge work packages to time, quality, and cost. Requirements: Proven ability with and understanding of ECM systems, equipment and infrastructure. An understanding of ECM architectures & operation. An understanding of ECM installation, commissioning and trials activities would be desirable. Proven ability of designing solutions to meet the stringent product demands of equipment operating in deployed military environments (environmental, electronic, power, security etc.). Able to derive and prepare system and sub-system specifications from customer requirements and to ensure that the requirements meet the needs of the customer. Knowledge of Performance modelling, SWaP & Cost budget modelling. Requirements management, requirements allocation, developing/maintaining specifications, developing functional architecture, generating system and sub-system requirements from Customer needs. Use of DOORS desirable. To originate, specify and prove designs to meet project operational requirements. To support forward planning activities for project activities and to support the generation of relevant development plans. To support the generation of project cost and schedule information and support the review of that data. To ensure the product is delivered on time and to budget To support the management of project risks To support project 'team building'. To ensure that project safety requirements are addressed in a manner consistent with company processes. Capable of 'hands-on' implementation of design solutions and technical problem solving. Strong oral, written and visual communications skills, particularly in communicating complex, technical concepts to non-technical audiences. Ability to work as part of a team to generate a coherent set of specifications, interface documentation and estimates liaising with other functions and departments as required. Knowledge of Systems Engineering lifecycle activities including PDR, CDR, PRR and TRR through the design and development phases into production, integration, verification, validation and acceptance. Able to work with customers, presenting technical solutions or design reviews as required. Willingness to travel to both supplier and customer locations. Additional information: Please note, due to the sensitive nature of the tasks involved all candidates must be capable of gaining a UK MOD Security Clearance (SC level).
RF Test EngineerPortsmouth
Our client's Spacecraft Production department is looking for an RF Test Engineer for a 6 month contract in Portsmouth. The RF Test Engineer is typically responsible for the preparation of the test procedures and the operational support to the AIT Operations team. Main responsibilities include the test procedure preparation in line with the test requirements prior to the delivery to the clean room, test phase planning and sequencing, test readiness preparation, evaluation for access and orientations reviews, and management of test execution in the cleanroom. The role includes taking part in the long term development of procedures and test procedure automation. RESPONSIBILITIES: As part of the RF Engineering Team, will be in charge of the preparation required for the development of a test phase and also to provide support during the different test phases such as alignment, section test, TCR and end to end test campaign for the different projects. Test phase planning and sequencing providing input to the master schedule. Focal point for all procedure related activities post design / customization and through to operational support (possibly including out of hours / on-call support) Manage RF test campaigns in the cleanroom, coordinating between the test operations team and other project team members. Liaise with the Test Manager (owner of the AIT Test preparation schedule) to achieve successful project milestones reviews with associated document inputs. Support the weekly and monthly reporting to the project team and to the AIT department management team. Work hand-in-hand with the Payload AIT Quality organization to ensure adherence to standard processes Support the engineer in charge of the project customization phase and the payload test manager in the definition the test planes and interfaces. The RF Engineer will support the investigation of non-conformances, contributing to problem solving, implementation of investigations and corrective actions as detailed by the NRB. Take an active role in the Payload AIT Test Continuous Improvement through Lessons Learnt and Second Closure PROVEN ABILITY / KEY SKILLS Essential: Knowledge of RF Test techniques or RF systems. Knowledge of RF Test Systems and RF instruments. (Network analysers, Spectrum Analysers, AWG; Power Meters; RF Amplifiers, Oscilloscopes; etc) Teamwork with good communication skills. MS Office (Word, Excel) Desirable: Knowledge in instrumentation is desirable but not essential. Telecom Payload Result processing Knowledge of Microsoft Visual Basic (Excel Macros) Analysis skills and methodical approach to problem resolution and investigations Understanding of the functionality of communication satellites and practical knowledge of complex test campaigns. Availability to work abroad as well as shift, 'on-call' and weekend working as required
Antenna Design EngineerStevenage
Antenna Design Engineer Stevenage (required on site) - 6 month duration - Pay rate £37.83 p/h PAYE basic (£43.33 p/h PAYE including holiday pay) or £50 p/h Umbrella Company We are looking to recruit an Antenna Design Engineer to work for our defence client based in Stevenage, you shall be responsible for designing and developing RF and microwave antennas which will be used in Datalinks. Responsibilities: Design and develop RF and microwave antennas which will be used in Datalinks. Interact with internal customers and suppliers to understand antenna design requirements, volume constraints and environmental specifications so that the final design is compliant with the overall requirements Provide technical advice and assistance in pursuance of existing and new business, particularly in the fields of Antenna Design Capabilities, RF & Microwave Engineering and ensure the effectiveness and competitiveness of the proposed technical solutions Diagnose Antenna issues using various methods; e.g. visual inspection, data analysis in design Design, simulation & layout using HFSS (understanding limitations of different solvers) Design and optimisation of array feed networks Complex Antenna Array simulations/optimisation using HPC/cluster Skillset required: RF/Microwave Antenna Design (Narrowband and Wideband) RF/Microwave Antenna Array Design Antenna test and trials in an anechoic chamber Manufacturing techniques, capabilities and constraints Use of vector network analysers and other test equipment Assessment of installed RCS performance of an Antenna Awareness of meta-materials technologies Appreciation of mechanical design & module packaging Appreciation of mixed signal board techniques Appreciation of active Microwave, RF and Analogue Design Clear understanding of engineering tools, processes and procedures Be conversant with RF/Microwave design tools including HFSS and MATLAB (CST/ADS/FEKO is also desirable but not essential) Process complex array data using MATLAB Take early prototype designs into serial production Be able to write high quality test requirements and test reports Generate plan of activities and manage own work Consistent ability to deliver required output within agreed timescales Additional information: Please note, due to the sensitive nature of the tasks involved all candidates must be capable of gaining a UK MOD Security Clearance to SC level. This role has been deemed Inside IR35.
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