• System Integration and Test Engineer United Kingdom
  • Thales in United Kingdom, , United Kingdom
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  • 1 week ago

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Location: Glasgow, United KingdomThales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we... offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.DescriptionOpportunities have arisen for experienced System Integration & Test Engineers to deliver the role of IVVQ Manager in Thales OME.The successful candidates will be a talented Systems Engineers with experience in IVVQ definition in the bid and concept stages, Integration and verification of the system, coupled with a proven capability of delivering mission systems.The roles can be based in Reading or Glasgow. Depending on the specific projects the roles may require periods of time to be spent at other Thales sites, Customer sites or integration and test facilities.The candidates will have demonstrable experience interfacing with internal and external customers, understanding system requirements, working with other design engineers to specify and accept sub system designs as well as creating verification and validation programs in the defence domain.The role holder reports to the Systems Engineering Discipline Manager.The key individual responsibilities are:To create the technical specifications with acceptance criteria for subsystems,To decompose requirements, ensuring that they have been partitioned and detailed to a level appropriate for the design to commence.To ensure, with the support of Specialty Engineering experts & Safety/HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) stakeholdersThat candidate solutions meet regulatory requirements including all applicable standards and legislation. This includes product safety & security and Environmental/HSE requirements and standardsThat solution designs take into account the contractual requirementsThat all related certification activities are performed correctlyDevelopment of design elements to meet the required performance within the overall systemManage and be responsible for allocated work packages.Leading the engineering IVVQ team and be the lead interface for IVVQ activities with sub-contractors and test housesTo define the integration, verification, validation, qualification, certification and acceptance methods and toolsBe responsible for collated results and evidenceEssential Skills:Proficient in the use of Requirement Management tools (e.g. DOORS)Experience in IVVQ definition in the System design and development stage of complex hardware and software systemsExperience of creating and leading verification and validation programs:establishing the lifecycle, processes and methodsDefining the IVVQ strategyDefine IVVQ strategy, establishes requirements related to IVVQ activities and perform associated estimates and scheduleCoordinate IVVQ activities including trialsEstablishes priorities within the IVVQ activities and report on risksPerform or organise testing on the manufacturer’s site or at the customer’s premises or at an Environmental Test Facility.Analyse results and produce technical reportsHave good written, oral and presentation skills to allow effective communication with peers, and both technical and non-technical customers.Proven track record of working and delivering on solutions for a defence programmeAbility to work collaboratively across multiple product development and specialist domain teams.Desirable Skills:Knowledge of IEC61508 or equivalent safety standard.Knowledge of ISO140001, Def.Stan00-051 or equivalent environmental standard.Ability to use tools such as Matlab, Simulink & MathCadUnderstanding of MBSE and implementation and toolsets such as Capella, Rhapsody or Enterprise Architect.Ability to use, for the purpose of collaborative work with hardware engineers, CAD packages such as Creo, Catia or Solid worksPossesses knowledge of the fundamentals of Model Based Systems Engineering and SysML. Experienced in the use of Rhapsody, Capela or Enterprise ArchitectIn 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.At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.Great journeys start here, apply now
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