System Modelling & Algorithm Development Engineer

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  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £44.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Nick Wallwork

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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System Modelling & Algorithm Development Engineer required to work on state-of-the-art airborne electronic sensor systems for an advanced fighter aircraft project.

This project will push the boundaries of innovation, technology, and the ingenuity of our engineering community to bring about a step change in performance and capability of our airborne electronic sensor systems.

You will be involved in UK-wide collaboration across multiple business areas including, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems, and Communication Systems.

Key Responsibilities:

* Definition of requirements for control of the elements of sensor systems and central processing of 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 System, and interoperability of sub-systems.
* Perform analysis and modelling to demonstrate the effectiveness of algorithms and control mechanisms.
* Technical reporting of key findings and recommendations for delivery to customers and industry partners.
* Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners.

Key Requirements:

* High proficiency in the use of mathematical modelling tools such as MATLAB and Simulink.
* Substantial experience in mathematical modelling of RF, EO / IR sensor and communication systems.
* Strong numerical and analytical ability.
* Ability to cope with a high degree of design complexity and significant levels of uncertainty.
* Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational capabilities, and use (DAS, EO / IR, Radar, Comms)
* Extensive experience of stakeholder interaction with customers and industrial partners.
* Excellent 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).