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Communications & Platform Engineer

Communications & Platform Engineer

  • Location:

    Christchurch

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Salary:

    Up to £48.75 per hour

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

  • Contact email:

    David.Taylor@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    186471DTR_1616404698

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-04-21

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Morson Talent

As a Communications & Platform Engineer we have a number of projects and prospects, where you will work closely with our Technical Managers and Integration Engineers to translate customer requirements into compelling designs, while integrating systems to provide operational information to our armed forces through secure communications paths to provide them with competitive advantage in the battlespace.

Your main responsibilities as a Communications Engineer may involve some of:
Understanding and interpreting customer requirements to create or sustain secure communications systems of the future
Maintain a thorough knowledge of secure communications technologies
Evolve and innovate existing networks to exploit latest evolutionary technologies
Overseeing the mechanical and electrical installation of equipment into military platforms
Design of assemblies to house COTS and Military IT equipment
Planning for acceptance and trials
Create statements of work for supply chain and subcontracted services

Your skills as a Communications Engineer could include some of:
Skills/Experience,
Track record of Enterprise, Project or System Level Design Solutions
System design methodologies
Communications Systems (Radio, SATCOMS, LTE)
Mast and Antenna Systems
Information Systems (Operational Planning, Recognised Picture)
Physical and Electrical Safety, Security and Environmental compliance
TEMPEST, EMC, co-site interference
Thermal modelling and design of system cooling
Containerisation of Military and COTS equipment
Technical documentation production and breakdown of equipment required

Beneficial understanding of,
MoD contracts and bids
Military IT, communications , platforms, gateways, networking systems
Security architectures, system integration, virtualisation, cloud, accreditation
Integration of systems into military vehicles and platforms
Acceptance, trials, demonstrations and delivery processes

SC Clearance is a requirement for this role, candidates will need to hold this currently or be eligible to achieve this prior to starting the role.

This role will be Inside IR35

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