Contract Engineer -Integrated Mission Solutions - Software Tools & Services
Duration: 6 months
A global aerospace and defence organisation is looking for a Contract Engineer within Integrated Mission Solutions - Software Tools & Services to join the Systems Engineering team within the export delivery team within the Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) business area, supporting several of large, high profile projects.
This role will focus on bringing together a number of software tools and services (encompassing workflow and configuration management), to ensure that the overall system solution meets the complete need of the customer, as well as supporting the technical interface between the contracting authority and sub-contractors.
Work alongside our customers, end-users and key internal stakeholders to understand, interpret, and (where appropriate) influence, current and future user needs and requirements.
Assess system design compliance against user and system requirements, alongside key performance parameters, ensuring that the design rationale is clearly documented.
Work alongside development teams, (both internally and subcontracted), to ensure that the interfaces between the products is clearly defined, complete and understood
Develop and deliver engineering specifications, reports and presentations for to customers and industry partners.
Verification of the overall System solution
Influence customer satisfaction (both internal and external) by applying your knowledge of EWOS products and EW sensor and countermeasure systems to develop effective (performance and cost) EWOS solutions for the end-user.
Proficiency in multi-stakeholder requirements elicitation, definition, traceability, and evidence-based compliance, ideally using DOORS.
Self-motivated with an aptitude to problem solving and ability to drive difficult issues to conclusion in support of team goals.
Ability to define test and acceptance criteria and assess system design compliance against user and system requirements.
Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, with experience of delivery to a variety of internal and external stakeholders of varying seniorities.
Experience of the systems engineering lifecycle stages, processes, and reviews.
Good but not essential:
Knowledge of the EWOS lifecycle and the way that the software tools support the production programmes.
An understanding of the key principles associated with RF signal processing for passive sensors or active emitters.
Experience of working alongside end-users to provide SME support.
Experienced in software development for product delivery to external customers.
Experience of contributing to work package management; cost and schedule planning and tracking, and reporting of key metrics.
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