Principle Engineer - In service Design change

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Job Description

You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of our programmes and projects, helping us to design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and sub-systems for in service and future submarines. You will work within a team of engineers and technical specialists to understand and influence the inputs, flow of decisions and dependencies that will impact system design and product delivery.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day identification and appropriate resolution of technical issues throughout the product lifecycle, helping us to support our submarines that play a critical role in our nation's defence.
The Individual
Interpretation of design change solutions from a build environment and their incorporation into an in-service platform. The ability to interpret engineering drawings and documentation sets to ensure the safe incorporation of the design solution in-service. Accurately author technical documentation to support modifications to the submarine platform, giving due consideration to the operational and maintenance environments and their constraints. Development of design change solutions according to stakeholder requirements and constraints.
Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in a relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science).
Knowledge of the system engineering lifecycle and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work.
Strong I.T. skills, verbal & written communication skills.
Knowledge and understanding of Royal Navy Submarine operation (ideally the Astute Class at Whole Boat and Major System level).
Member of an appropriate professional institution, working towards Chartered status.
We welcome people with experience of the military, defence and maritime industries, who can use their knowledge and learning to help us ensure that we provide the best products into submarines. We are also keen to work with people from other industries, technical fields and working environments who can bring in innovative and fresh thinking and work with us to participate and contribute to the important work that we do. We offer excellent training and development opportunities.
We are looking for motivated people who can take responsibility for their own outputs and be confident working autonomously and in a structured manner. You will be capable of supervising others and will have strong written and verbal communication skills.