Systems Integration Engineer

Newport (Casnewydd)
£345 - £350 per day
06 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Systems Integration Engineer required to be responsible for the integration, test and delivery of C4I Systems through application of world class Systems Engineering expertise. Typical activities will include: Analyse the design of the systems under test, in order to inform ensuing tasks. Develop and document requirements for system integration and testing activities on C4I programmes. Provide representation of the systems under test through Unified modelling language (UML). In conjunction with the rest of the programme team, ensure the programme succeeds. Support the development of appropriate integration and testing strategies. Support the detailed planning to successfully execute the identified strategy. Define test requirements, specifications and scripts under the supervision of a Systems Senior Engineer. Execute the defined integration activities. Execute the tests and manage the test results and associated data. Support the production of test reports and associated test conclusions. Support the status reporting of integration and test activities. Support the continuous improvement of integration and testing processes, procedures and tools. The successful candidate will have the below skills: Significant, technical competence in integration and testing of complex software based systems; be prepared to describe examples where significant technical competence has been demonstrated. Technical experience in the application of the systems engineering process in a Defence design and development environment; be prepared to describe examples of how technical experience has been developed. Understanding of communications: ability to orient a problem under investigation against the Internet and OSI Reference Models, and good understanding of TCP/IP protocol suite and basic routing technologies. Be prepared to discuss and demonstrate this. Proven, methodical, fault finding skills; comfortable working significant amounts of time in a C4I technical laboratory, in adherence to laboratory rules (for example safe handling, equipment tracking). Pro-active and flexible approach to resolution of issues to required timescales. Excellent written communication skills: Proficient in use of Microsoft applications, including Word, Excel, Visio. Ability to generate well-structured technical documents and meeting minutes. Ability to manage documents through a review process, and achieve document release to committed deadlines. Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to present formally at progress reviews. Ability to contribute productively and democratically in team discussions. Excellent influencing and negotiation skills. Proven leadership skills; be prepared to offer examples of how this has been demonstrated. Candidates must be willing to undergo a security vetting procedure. This job was originally posted as