Lead Integration Engineer

Lead Integration Engineer - Permanent - Portsmouth
Competitive Salary and Benefits

Stream Resourcing are currently working with market leading defence company who specialise in the design and manufacture of in-service and next generation naval surface ships and submarine platforms, as well as their cutting edge combat systems and equipment.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lead Engineer to join their team, providing mentoring and leadership for junior engineers, conducting work on the complex weapon and information systems for the Type 45 Destroyer.

Key responsibilities:

  • Holding delegation of authority for areas of design

  • Providing support to evidence that the Design Intent has been achieved, ensuring design change has been holistically integrated and under configuration control

  • Ensuring that each design change safety case has integrity, is comprehensive, coherent and consistent

  • Applying engineering expertise to complex engineering change processes in the development of engineering impact assessment and in support of problem resolution

  • Operating as the primary Warship Technical Authority Point of Contact for all Mission System related queries

  • Liaising with both internal and external stakeholders as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed

  • Leading and managing engineering staff; ensure each team member is assessed, developed, deployed and skilled to maximise their personal contribution and to meet the requirements of contracts, schedules and specifications

  • Providing suitable information or instruction for the team to undertake all activities in a safe and environmentally friendly way

  • Regularly reviewing Safety Health & Environment performance as part of the management agenda, taking action to ensure all employees keep safe and best working practice is followed

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Significant experience and demonstratable knowledge of a wide range of engineering issues within a Mission Systems Area

  • A strong understanding of other platform engineering disciplines

  • Asignificant understanding and experience in some of the technical areas listed below, or be able to demonstrate experience in similar systems:

    • Fibre Optic and Network infrastructures

    • Naval Command Systems

    • Real-time Combat Systems

    • Standalone and Integrated Weapon Systems

    • Coalition, Mission, Planning and Office Information Systems

    • Conventional and Satellite External & Internal Comms Systems

    • Safety, including being able to provide demonstrable experience of taking responsibility for safety decisions using sound safety management processes/tools

    • Physical integration into a systems of systems, understand impacts on wider systems and how they affect the overall capability and performance on the Navigation, Anti Air/Surface/Sub Surface Warfare and Operation capability of the vessel

    • Have a good knowledge of the Engineering/ILS/Support industry

    • Experience of matrix management in a complex operational environment

    • A good understanding of transverse engineering disciplines such as Environment, Human factors, Materials, Signatures, Vulnerability, physical security and TEMPEST, RADHAZ, Electro Environmental Effect, EMP & Electrostatic Discharge

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