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Low Observables Engineer

 

Preston, North East Kent, Kent

Published
03-02-2019
Job ad details
Published
03-02-2019
Expires
16-02-2019
Job ID
LJA-70387588
Job type
Contract/Project/Casual
Full-time
Salary level
£79,950 - £79,950  per year
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering

***Low Observables Engineer - £41.00ph - Warton - 12 Months

Job Description
A vacancy exists for a Low Observables (LO) Senior Engineer within Future Capability Air Systems Engineering team. The post holder will support the Low Observables Engineering team reporting to the Low Observables Engineering Manager. The Team is responsible for signature management and integration across existing Air Sector platforms and future strategic Technology development.

The role involves the provision of engineering input into the definition of the LO elements of vehicle configuration options: Specification, monitoring, and analysis of Radar Cross Section (RCS) tests as required to support LO design activities. Definition, execution, and where necessary monitoring of theoretical and analytical RCS computations to support LO design activities.

Good understanding of electromagnetic principles essential. Knowledge of IT essential, with experience and background understanding of CAD systems and general Airframe engineering. Knowledge and experience of RCS control and reduction technologies and techniques desirable, including existing RCS data sources: analytical, theoretical, and experimental methods and techniques is desirable.

Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following;

Specific Role
The provision of input, as part of a team, into;
1. The definition of the Low Observable (LO) elements of vehicle configuration options; the selection of a favoured configuration; and the refinement of the favoured configuration leading to vehicle lines freeze.
2. The design of the LO elements of vehicle design, including assessment and control of changes to external lines; definition of detailed design features including control of excrescences, panel and door joints and edges, system and equipment installations.
3. The specification, monitoring, and analysis of Radar Cross Section (RCS) tests to support LO design activities.
4. The definition, execution, and where necessary monitoring of theoretical and analytical RCS computations to support LO Design activities
5. Liaison as necessary with internal and external research agencies and programmes to ensure maximum mutual benefit and application of technology developments.

Key Skills
· Knowledge of IT essential, with experience and background understanding of CAD and general airframe engineering. Knowledge and experience of RCS control and reduction technologies and techniques;
· existing RCS data sources; analytical, theoretical, and experimental methods and techniques.
· Knowledge and understanding of Electromagnetics both practical and theoretical
· Ability to identify and recommend appropriate balance of such methods to suit programme purposes.
· Ability to identify necessary tasks and carry them out under supervision.
· Ability to contribute creatively to development of RCS control solutions and configuration designs.
· Ability to communicate effectively with other technical specialists and work as part of a multi-disciplinary project team.

Please submit your CV now to be considered for this position as there is a deadline on the role. Jordan Hyde is the consultant managing this assignment and can be contacted on 0161 871 8283 if you have you any queries. Ref: 821777

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Job ad details
Published
03-02-2019
Expires
16-02-2019
Job ID
LJA-70387588
Jobtype
Contract/Project/Casual
Full-time
Salary level
£79,950 - £79,950  per year
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering