Starting Salary: ??36,525
About the Role
Working as part of our Defence Systems Technology (DST) business we're looking for a Senior Engineer to join us at at HMNB Devonport, one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe. DST forms a critical part of Babcock's Marine organisation. Babcock Mission Systems provides engineering support to a number of key customers - developing, supplying, installing and commissioning complex information and communication systems and providing through-life in-service support.
As a Senior Engineer you'll provide field and test engineering expertise to existing customer contracts, as well as business development opportunities. You'll be involved with the installation and commissioning of IT/Network and Electronic systems and related activities including but not limited to technical fault finding; test, evaluation and acceptance; provision of subject matter expert advice and assistance to the helpdesk facility; production of test specifications and procedures to support trials and acceptance activities; representing the company as the accredited specialist in their field of engineering; provision of support to business development activities, as required.
What do I need to do the role?
You'll be Degree-qualified in an Electrical/Electronic or IT/Network discipline or have an HNC/HND in IT/Computer Engineering or Electronics with suitable experience in IT/Network engineering. Experience in configuration and security lockdown of Windows 10 Operating Systems is also essential for this role.
You'll need in-depth experience of deploying computer systems and networks along with the installation, commissioning and setting to work of complex communications/network systems and preparation for Acceptance and Trials presentation of these systems.
We would also like you to have experience of the following:
- Ability to pick-up and use new development tools.
- IT Network skills including configuration of various network devices:
- Configuration of Network Routers, Firewalls and Switches.
- Experience of Radio Frequency techniques and practices
What else do I need to know?
The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements. This may require you to hold or be eligible/capable of achieving 'Security Check' (SC) clearance.
Babcock offers a supportive environment including: enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams. Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence Company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
Defence Systems Technology (DST) forms a critical, and growing part of Babcock's Marine organisation. Our dynamic and motivated leadership team is committed to an exciting transformation agenda that will help DST to innovate, modernise and create a more people-focussed business that can support our customers' mission. Working across a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, DST employs approximately 1,500 people across the UK and overseas with the largest sites based in Bristol, Plymouth, Portsmouth and Ashchurch.
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Closing date: 15 November 2020