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2017 GRADUATE SYSTEMS ENGINEER - MARITIME MISSION SYSTEMS

Thales

Templecombe, United Kingdom

We’re inventing the future, right here, right now, at Thales. By combining the curiosity to explore, the intelligence to question and the vision to create, we’re transforming the world around us. We are recruiting for a Graduate Systems Engineer to join our Maritime Mission Systems team at our super-site in Templecombe, Somerset. The Systems Engineering team at Templecombe carry out Systems Engineering activities covering the full lifecycle for Minewarfare Sonar, Command and Control, and Combat systems plus support for all in service Sonar systems.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks
The role may include, but not be limited to the following activities:
System definition activities – requirements definition, functional and physical definitions
Preparation of infeed to system level design reviews
Monitoring of emerging detailed design within various implementation teams – acoustic, hardware, mechanical, software etc
IVVQ planning and execution, including platform trials from time-to-time
Preparation for requirements sell-off and contract acceptance with customer
Analysis of system performance
Alignment of Product vs Project.

Desired skills, experience and qualifications
You will be studying for a degree in an engineering or relevant scientific discipline, i.e. Systems, software, hardware, electronics, mechanical etc. or a Higher level Degree/Doctorate, or equivalent.
Relevant experience gained through academic or work-place activities, e.g. modelling, project work, analysis, etc is highly desirable
Knowledge of acoustic design and/or performance in underwater environment
MatLab or equivalent, experience.
An understanding of signal processing and network design is highly desirable
Research into and an awareness of the full systems engineering lifecycle
Strong analytical abilities with a methodical approach
Willing to work offsite, including on target platforms in dockyards or at sea.

UK mobility may be required whilst on your graduate programme.

Please note that GDP activities take place during the working week but may require the investment of some personal time for travel and follow up activities. You may have the opportunity to travel to Thales and non-Thales sites throughout the UK when participating in Graduate Development Programme activities.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.


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