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Support Engineer

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Recruiter: Babcock
Listed on: 11th November
Location: Plymouth
Salary/Rate: £36,525 - £36,525
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Support Engineer Electronics / Comms Systems / Radar / Naval Comms / IT Networks SF31937 Location: Devonport, Plymouth Salary band starts at: £36,525

About the Role Working as part of our Defence Systems Technology (DST) business we're looking for a Support Engineer to join us at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. DST forms a critical part of Babcock's Marine organisation. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, our 1,500 strong team operate from a number of sites across the UK and internationally ensuring our global customer portfolio is always supported.

Babcock Mission Systems provides engineering support to a number of key customers - developing, supplying, installing and commissioning complex information and communication systems and providing through-life in-service support.

As a Support Engineer you'll provide field and test engineering expertise to existing customer contracts, as well as business development opportunities.

You'll be involved with:

  • Installation and commissioning of Electronic systems (Including communications systems - RF / Radar or similar Naval Comms)
  • System upgrades on IT systems and IT Networks
  • Technical fault finding of system / configuration issues on IT and Network systems
  • Conducting test, evaluation and acceptance activities including Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT), Installation Inspection (II) and System Acceptance Tests
  • Acting as trials test director for assigned projects
  • Undertaking of routine scheduled maintenance tasks for assigned projects
  • Production of test specifications and procedures to support trials and acceptance activities for the assigned projects
  • Analysis and rectification of system defects whilst maintaining an awareness of design change, updating plans and schedules, monitoring and analysing progress and serving specific task requirements

What do I need to do the role?

You'll be Degree qualified in an Electrical / Electronic Engineering or an IT / Network discipline, or you will have an HNC / HND in IT / Computer Engineering or Electronics with suitable experience in IT / Network engineering. Experience in configuration and security lockdown of Windows 10 Operating Systems is essential for this role.

You'll need to have in-depth knowledge and experience of deploying computer systems and networks along with the installation, commissioning and setting to work of complex communications / network systems and preparation for Acceptance and Trials presentation of these systems.

We would also like you to have experience of the following:

  • Ability to pick-up and use new development tools
  • IT Network skills including configuration of various network devices
  • Configuration of Network Routers, Firewalls and Switches
  • Experience of Radio Frequency techniques and practices

What else do I need to know?

SC clearance is required for this role.

Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.

We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.

Defence Systems Technology (DST) forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock's Marine organisation. Our dynamic and motivated leadership team is committed to an exciting transformation agenda that will help DST to innovate, modernise and create a more people-focussed business that can support our customers' mission. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, DST employs approximately 1,500 people across the UK and overseas with the largest sites based in Bristol, Plymouth, Portsmouth and Ashchurch.

A number of employee networks support and foster diversity and inclusion within Babcock, connecting people across the business and empowering them to achieve their potential. Our Diversity and Inclusion strategy amplifies their influence.

Application Guidance

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we need to ensure that our recruitment processes are regularly reviewed and adapted, as required, to ensure we're compliant with the latest government advice. We are striving to protect both our current and future employees by acting in a responsible way which reflects the restrictions we face.

Babcock are continuing with essential recruitment activity but implementing relevant recommendations to ensure that this is done in a responsible way with consideration of the unprecedented circumstances we are facing.

Please follow the link to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants.

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Contact Name: Glenn Dutton
Reference: TJ/5911/SF31937_1605100598
Job ID: 2870419



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