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Principal Engineer (SMS/Underwater Acoustics)
Area Job Ref Consultant Sector
Weymouth, Dorset, England DC83 David Crompton MI


DC83 – Principal Engineer (SMS/Underwater Acoustics)

Location: Weymouth or Frimley

Salary: £ Competitive


We are recruiting currently for a Principal Engineer (Underwater Acoustics) to work at sites in either Weymouth or Frimley.

As a Principal Engineer – Underwater Acoustics, you will be working as part of a team of systems engineers to develop a brand new Signature Management System (SMS) for advanced submarine platforms. You will be working closely with internal and external stakeholders to manage requirements and enhance the development and maturity of the new SMS.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to progress within a specialist combat systems domain, whilst working alongside cutting edge technology.

You will be required to visit other UK sites on a monthly basis.

Main Responsibilities:

• Supporting the development and maturity of the Interface Control Documents (ICDs).
• Being involved in the development and maturity of the SMS use cases in collaboration with stakeholders.
• Supporting the development of the functional and data model.
• Articulating and presenting complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply.
• Contributing to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and managing the resulting change embodiment activities.
• Liaising with both internal and external customers as required, ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

• Degree or equivalent experience in an Engineering discipline.
• Knowledge/experience of analogue to digital system design.
• Understanding of the principles of underwater acoustics.
• A proven strong track record in the development, delivery and maintenance of complex systems.
• Ideally experienced in use of DOORS 9.6 and Enterprise Architect (desirable).

Personal Qualities:

• Self-motivated and team orientated.
• The ability to influence others.
• Excellent communications and networking skills.