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Senior/Principal System Engineer

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Leonardo is a global leader in defence electronics and delivers mission critical systems for situational awareness, electronic warfare and surveillance across land, sea and air.

The Radar and Advanced Targeting line of business, based in Edinburgh, is uniquely positioned as one of the world‘s top manufacturers of radars, lasers and infra-red countermeasure systems.

We are looking for a Senior/Principal Systems Engineer to join our team.

The Senior/Principal Systems Engineer presents an exciting opportunity for an individual to develop and grow into a role in both supporting Rooflab integration activities of the Captor Radar and providing Back Office Technical Support. What can we offer you: Annual leave of 25 days plus bank holidays Free parking Award-winning pension scheme, including an attractive employer contribution Flexible working and additional flex-leave schemes to give you the time and flexibility you need to enjoy a balanced life Salary sacrifice schemes - including a childcare voucher scheme Onsite Occupational Health Service to look after your physical and mental wellbeing, and keep you safe at work Restaurant facilities, including a coffee shop and restaurant Employee discount schemes for you and your family, including retail, cinema, hotel bookings and vehicle benefits Maternity leave with very flexible working arrangements and a positive Maternity Policy Paternity, parental, adoption and dependent leave Learning & Development - we will assess your development needs in line with the role you wish to perform, to allow you to further develop your knowledge Career breaks - where appropriate, we support you to pursue other interests outside the workplace Positive support for the Reserve Forces, including additional time off for Reservists Key Responsibility Areas Proactive support of Rooflab Integration activities, as part of software development for the Captor Radar. Back Office Technical Support to the Euroradar Field Service community, in line with contractual requirements. Interact with a range of technical & non-technical project stakeholders across multiple disciplines. When required provide off-site support to UK & Overseas Customer sites and Airforce Main Operating Bases. Support contractually submitted Defect Investigations, Problem Investigations and Query Answer requests and liase with BAE Systems on Task closures. Raise and issue technical reports to support Engineering activities. Support EPC Build Line LRI Fault Finding. Take ownership of all Captor Radar M-Scan technical support tasks and provide metrics to project stakeholders. Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required Degree qualified or relevant work experience in given field. Strong and diverse Engineering background. Good knowledge of airborne RF electronic technology, performance and Operational concepts. Previous Captor Radar experience is advantageous Experience of working with multi-company collaborations or within a partnered working environment. Ability to work with and influence others in a dynamic and fast paced environment. A working understanding of all levels of product support. Ability to make informed decisions based on obtaining information from the relevant technical sources. An excellent and confident communicator and presenter, with the ability to engage with and influence multiple internal and external stakeholders. Ability to effectively manage own time, potentially across multiple activities. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills. Enthusiastic and self-motivated with a strong ability to foster and develop effective working relationships with both external and internal stakeholders at varying levels of seniority. Flexibility with regards working hours is essential as occasional evening and weekend working may be required to support business needs. Must be PC literate and familiar with MS Office suite. UK SC clearance with requirement to attain DV clearance, dependent upon business needs. UK Passport and UK Driving Licence This role will likely require to travel within the UK, Europe, and the Middle East.

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  • Salary: Not specified
  • Where: Edinburgh
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Type: Permanent
  • Catagory: Engineering
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