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EW Sensor Algorithm and Control Design Engineer

  • Salary: Competitive Market Rate per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Nick Wallwork
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  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 May 2020
  • Job Ref: 175105NW1_1589910857

Job Role:

Design, build, and demonstrate an EW system controller to coordinate multiple ES / EA / ECM elements within an EW system and wider platform capabilities for a future multi-role combat aircraft.

Key Responsibilities:

* Definition of requirements for control of the elements of the EW system and central processing of the sensor data.
* Perform systems functional analysis and refine architectures of complex multi-sensor and controller systems.
* Development of algorithms for data fusion and innovative processing methods.
* Liaise with sensors and communications technical specialist teams to design mechanisms for control of the elements of the EW System, and interoperability of the RF transmitters and receivers.
* Perform analysis and modelling to demonstrate the effectiveness of algorithms and control mechanisms.
* Technical reporting of key findings and recommendations.
* Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners.

Key Attributes:

You really must have:

* Proficiency in the use of mathematical modelling tools such as MATLAB and Simulink.
* Experience in mathematical modelling of RF, EO / IR sensor and communication systems.
* Strong numerical and analytical ability.
* Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational capabilities, and use (DAS, EO / IR, Radar, Comms)
* Good written and verbal presentation ability.
* Knowledge of architecture frameworks (e.g. SysML) tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect / Rhapsody) and requirements management methods and tools (e.g. DOORS).

It would be nice if you had:

* Strong knowledge of military passive and active RF sensor systems, including signal processing and identification, and emitter classification.

NOTE: You must be eligible for full UK SC clearance in order to be considered for this position.