Vulnerability Engineer

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £29.77 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Vulnerability Engineer Shock/Armour

Undertaking Vulnerability tasks as directed by the Engineering Manager Vulnerability, ensuring that the Vulnerability assessment and design are delivered.

Delivery of Vulnerability modelling, analysis and verification tasks, delivering against the HCF design requirements.


Responsible for delivering the modelling, validation and verification Scope of Work and schedule for Shock and Shock Qualification

Undertaking leading activities in support of HCF design and build compliance to the vulnerability, shock and armour contract requirements.

Undertaking Vulnerability activities, including assessment of equipment, systems, ship integration and implementation to manage Shock requirements.

Maintaining Shock predictions in line with the HCF design requirements; taking the lead to mitigate non-compliances and risks; working across project disciplines to achieve resolution.

Supporting the system design development by the Stage 1 and Stage 2 teams, ensuring compliance with shock requirements and design rules;

Achieving survivability maturity targets for Design Reviews;

Supporting Zone Reviews to achieve FZIR;

Supporting D&M contract placement on suppliers;

Supporting system design development;

Progressive refinement and updating of shock and vulnerability models as maturity of suppliers data increases.

Defining shock performance requirements for equipment

Use of project and company IT systems in support of project data management and configuration control in support of the HCF engineering design governance.

Functional Knowledge

Technical knowledge of Shock modelling, Analysis and Reporting including SURVIVE analysis tool

Technical knowledge of ballistic protection and armouring design and installation techniques

Technical knowledge of platform design and integration, with particular reference to shock, shock qualification, ballistic protection and the application of design rules

Experience of engineering design processes

Business Expertise

Ability to operate in a large, complex project in a multi-disciplinary, matrix management environment.

Maintaining documentation / calculation records under configuration control.

Determining areas requiring technical investigation and acting to deliver.

Management of sub-contracted engineering work.

The Vulnerability Engineering is a key role and is responsible for defining the shock performance targets for the HCF project and then ensuring that the shock performance requirements are then demonstrated and verified in a timely and progressive manner to the CoA in accordance with the contract requirements.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.