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Control Systems Engineer

  • Location: Dorchester
  • Salary: Market related
  • Job Type:Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our successful and growing company in Winfrith, Dorset.

ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK together with its subsidiaries, is a technological leader in many sectors and has an excellent reputation. We have unique and unrivalled domain knowledge in weapon handling, mine-hunting, naval weapons and combat systems.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Proven ability to lead software developments
  • Experience developing embedded software with C/C++ and RTOS
  • Experience with autonomous or robotics software
  • Educated to Degree or equivalent level in a software engineering or related discipline
  • Knowledge and understanding of Software Engineering. Preferably have an understanding of military systems, in particular maritime
  • systems.
  • Understanding of Open Systems Architectures and Principles
  • Significant experience of Software Engineering Lifecycle processes and tools
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to critically review results and methods to ensure quality
  • Ability to expand knowledge into new domain areas, work across domains and see the bigger picture
  • Excellent communication skills, including delivery of presentations
  • Excellent written skills particularly technical report writing, ability to communicate with expert and non expert stakeholders

 Ideally the candidate will have experience in one or more of the following domain areas:

  • Maritime Combat Systems, integration of equipment and software
  • Off-board unmanned systems
  • Command and Control Systems
  • Acoustics / Sonar
  • Software Safety (DEF STAN 00-56 & IEC 61508 or equivalent)

Desirable primary software/system skills:

  • C/C++ for embedded systems
  • LabView
  • Matlab/Simulink
  • Exposure to AI/ML techniques and methodologies
  • Requirements management (DOORS experience desirable)
  • UML / Enterprise Architect for system design
  • Challenges Other desirable software skills/experience
  • Python (ideally with exposure to one or more of Tensor Flow, Keras or Scikit)
  • Rockwell PLC programming (Studio 5000)
  • Atlassian Toolset
  • Communication protocols (CANBus, Ethernet/IP, RS485)
  • Database design
  • ISO 9001 and TickITplus standards

Key accountabilities

  • To be agreed by appointment
  • Behavioral requirements
  • Technically proficient
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proactive, willing and responsive
  • Motivated and genuinely interested in problem solving and developing logical, robust solutions
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise a varied work load
  • Wants to expand knowledge base