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System Engineer (Hardware)

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  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £41.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Taylor

  • Contact email:

    David.Taylor@morson.com

  • Job ref:

    173980DTR_1596115120

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

  • Expiry date:

    2020-09-23

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Client:

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Test Solutions are a computing systems organisation whose primary function is the provision and support of data acquisition / simulation / server-based systems.

The role will focus primarily on the development of a number of server facilities and associated client and networked storage facilities for a new Mission Planning System being delivered to the RAF over the next 18 months. A vacancy for a Hardware Engineer exists in the Air Service - Test Solutions (TS) team.

The ideal candidate will be qualified to HNC level or higher in a Engineering related subject, have a minimum of 5+ years hardware experience, have experience of the full hardware lifecycle and a sound knowledge of Microsoft Visio 2010 Professional. The candidate will require excellent two-way communication skills, as they will need to work with other engineers at a range of levels including both the MoD and RAF customer. The candidate will be required to design, document, assemble, install and release a number of server-centred multi-client systems and assist the team through product development in tight delivery timescales. The candidates must be willing to travel to customer sites in the UK, using road and / or air transport, spending periods of up to 2 weeks away.

Responsibilities

To deliver hardware to the customer's programme, within allocated budgets, according to the standards in the TS Quality Management System, including the following:

1. Hardware Design, both mechanical and electrical

2. Computer Aided Design - using Microsoft Visio software to design modular computing server cabinets

3. Hardware build of modular computing server cabinets, using basic hand and power tools (screwdrivers, spanners, drills, etc.)

4. Configuration activities

5. Documentation and release of built products