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Radar Analyst / Operator - Graduate Level - West Sussex
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Recruiter: Experis IT
Listed on: 18th June
Location: West Sussex
Salary/Rate: Negotiable
Salary Notes: Negotiable
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 9973_1560851634_expired
Contact Name: Tara Bidar

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QinetiQ Radar Analyst/ Operator - Graduate Level Location: West Sussex Role type: Permanent Introduction:At QinetiQ we're dedicated to defending sovereign capability, protecting lives and securing the vital interests of our customers.We are a company of over 6,000 dedicated people providing technological and scientific expertise that helps our customers protect, improve and advance their vital interests.We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests.We provide technological and scientific expertise to help customers protect and advance their vital interests.Working across every aspect of the life cycle of critical equipment and infrastructure, providing services and products that address our customers' most pressing challenges; our breadth and depth of experience spans many markets and industries. Key accountabilitiesDelivery of RCS measurements in accordance with the trials documentation and tasking. This may require deploying away from the home site, including on-board the platform being measured and operating the carry on-board equipment.Undertaking the analysis of RCS measurements and producing customer reports detailing the results of the analysis within the agreed time-scales.Complying with all Health and Safety and Environmental requirements.Actively participating in the effective and efficient operation of the RCS facility including providing support to maintainer / operators as required and proactively working to implement process improvements when identified.Supporting the team in undertaking pre and post deployment balloon and kite operations for radar calibrations (in accordance with current CAA permission, the relevant risk assessments and Operating Framework documentation).Supporting and undertaking other RCS and antenna measurement activities on the fixed ranges in accordance with the procedures and the tasking. Essential QualificationsA first degree in a numerate subject (e.g. Mathematics, Physics, Engineering, etc.). Knowledge, skills and Personal Qualities RequiredAn interest in radar.Willingness to undertake radar measurements in the field.Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.Ability to analyse measurements and report on them in a clear and concise manner. The trials schedule is busy and often fluid therefore balancing the trials and the on-going analysis and reporting requires good communication and effective personal time management. Desirable behavioursA team player with a can-do-attitude.Self-motivated, diligent and enthusiastic to tackle new and challenging tasks.Strive for scientific integrity and technical excellence.Adopts and follows the behaviours expected within QinetiQ at all times. Desirable Knowledge/ SkillsPrevious experience in radar or a related disciplineKnowledge of electromagnetic waves and propagation theory.Knowledge of digital signal processing techniques.An ability to develop software.QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don't you join some of the world's finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today? The Radar Cross Section (RCS) capability provides a measurement, analysis and advice service to the UK MOD for the radar signature management of platforms and their countermeasures in the Maritime and Air domains. The purpose of the role is to take part in RCS measurement trials and perform post trial analysis and reporting. During measurement trials the role requires the operation of radar systems, acting as a trials officer aboard the naval platform being measured, or operation of stand-alone equipment to capture platform position and motion data. Post-trial the incumbent will undertake the signature analysis and reporting using a bespoke analysis suite. Maritime: Designing and testing innovative naval systems and components. We test and design naval mission systems for the likes of the Ministry of Defence (MOD), Royal Navy and BAE Systems. Our customers come to us for a battle-winning edge. We're at the forefront of the ever-changing naval landscape, thanks to our extensive network of research partners and our constant testing, assessment and optimisation of systems and components for safety and efficiency.
Please note candidates will be required to undergo security vetting procedures. Due to the nature of the projects being at UK Eyes Only level, British Nationality is required to pass the clearance levels