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Systems Engineer - Communications System x 1

Posted by Outsource UK on 11.18.2015
Job ID: 798139
Location: Christchurch, Dorset, United Kingdom
Job Category: Engineering
Salary: per year
Job Views: 2650
Post Code:
Employment Type: Contractor
Posted: 11.18.2015

Job Description

Systems Engineer - Network Design, IP Networking, Military Communications

A Systems Engineer with Network Design, IP Networking, Military Communications experience is required to work on a six month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Dorset.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK Defence business.

Overview of the Systems Engineer contract role

As a Systems Engineer you will report to the Engineering Project Manager and Project Design Authority as applicable. Your responsibilities will include estimation of development activities, design of technical solutions, implementation or subcontract of proposed solutions and the testing involved in verifying them. You will also be required to help in diagnosing and solving customer reported issues.

Key skills required for the Systems Engineer

  • A strong Systems engineering background
  • A good understanding of the complete systems engineering lifecycle
  • A good working knowledge of the development processes (eg requirements, design, specification, implementation, integration and testing, acceptance), and development tools (eg Requirements Management, Modelling and defect reporting systems)
  • A background in Communications, (voice, data and radio products)
  • Experience of providing engineering input and support to business development activities would be an advantage.

Demonstrable knowledge or experience in some or all of the following would be especially desirable, in particular their applications in a military context:

  • Communications technologies: IP networking (including network design), VOIP, Point-to-Point radio links, 4G mobile technologies, network security, network management
  • Software Operating Systems (Windows, Server 2012, Linux, VM Environments)
  • A good understanding of designing equipment to meet stringent environmental requirements such as EMC, Environmental etc. would be advantageous
  • Understanding of Design Certification and Product Safety Processes
  • Familiarity with Export control and ITAR rules and regulations would be desirable

The role is based in Christchurch, Dorset - commutable from Dorchester, Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Blandford Forum, Bere Regis, Bovington, Sherborne, Yeovil, Crewkerne, Honiton, Axminster, Lyme Regis and Bridport.

If you are a Systems Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other engineering opportunities please contact Paul Scott on (see below) or phone

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me for more information.

Outsource. Our People. Your Success.

Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors.

We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates.

The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs.

Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support).

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