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Principal Systems Design Engineer (Communications)

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Recruiter: Babcock
Listed on: 25th January
Location: South West
Salary/Rate: Competitive Salary
Salary Notes: Competitive Salary
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Principal Systems Design Engineer (Communications) Competitive Salary Bristol, South West based - will required weekly travel to customer sites within the UK
Make a real impact, immediately with Babcock Mission Systems We are looking for a dynamic, ambitious and technically competent Principal System Design Engineer to join our high performing team.
The difference our new Principal System Design Engineer will make? Mission Systems is transforming and we need you to support drive for growth, and to support and lead our teams through exciting, but sometimes challenging situations. You'll play a key role in growing our contracts and building strong customer relationships, implementing our ambitious strategy.
You will become responsible for system and equipment design activities in the Communications Group with an expectation of being able to focus on STANAG RF communication requirements and their translation into actual requirement and system implementation. Reporting to the Project Manager the Principal RF System Design Engineer will exercise system design control over sight upon specialised OEMs providing equipment into the Babcock project service provision.
Who we're looking for You are someone who brings drive and has the ability to solve complex problems, drive growth and challenge the status quo. You continuously champion high performance, actively seek out different perspectives and be particularly focussed on achieving and delighting our customers. We'll need you to collaborate and make a positive impact each day.
Experience Experienced in analogue, digital, IP and RF fault diagnosis and repair to component level Comprehensive working knowledge of the Microsoft suite of tools including SharePoint, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project and Excel Competent at performing root cause analysis and system performance improvement studies Knowledge of relevant standards (DEF STAN / STANAG / BS EN / BR) for systems and equipment Knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and circuits for analogue, digital and RF assemblies Work as part of a Multi-disciplined team Knowledge of Integration test and repair of RF Telecommunications systems
Education and qualifications Degree/HND in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering or System Engineering with Practical Experience Professional accreditation with an industry related body would be advantageous
Where it all fits in: Mission Systems forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock's Marine organisation. As a trusted provider for global defence & security, we have a wide portfolio of best in class technical solutions that enable our customers to carry out their missions. It's a really exciting and fast paced business carrying out a diverse range of activities. Mission Systems employs over 1,200 people across the UK and overseas with the largest sites based in Bristol, Plymouth and Ashchurch.
The Critical Communications Business Unit is over 200 personnel strong with in excess of 70% skilled Engineering staff. We have an ever increasing portfolio of opportunities and an ambition for success and to grow. We also embrace the multitude of internal employee networks support and foster diversity and inclusion within our Babcock team, connecting people across the business and empowering them to achieve their potential. Our Diversity and Inclusion strategy amplifies their influence.
Other need to knows: * You must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role (DV) * We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview
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