Ground Systems Engineer

Ground Systems Engineer

Job Title: Ground Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Luton
Salary: Competitive Salary Offered
Start Date: 2019-01-15
Reference: J140340
Contact Name: Eugene McIntyre
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 15, 2019 11:33

Job Description

Are you a Ground Systems Engineer looking for a progressive role in a satellite application company? You would be working with a growing them developing navigation and other satellite systems. KDC are working on a position that could offer you a challenging role based in Luton where you would also be involved in bidding for new work.
Duties and main tasks may include but are not limited to:
• Ground Systems Engineering work including studies, modelling, implementation, trials and report writing
• Role will address both upstream (satellite) and downstream (application) activities.
• Development of high performance GNSS applications for transport and other applications
• Upstream satellite activities will include design and development of GNSS systems and ground segment elements and contributions to operations
• Contribute to engineering team activities
• Contribute to bids
Qualifications / Experience
• BSc degree in engineering, science, maths or equivalent experience
• UK National
• Experienced ground systems engineer including
• Satellite systems &/or operations experience
• GNSS and wider PNT systems experience (desirable)
• Bid writing experience, preferably including multi-company bids either as Prime or Subcontractor
• Familiar with UK Space Agency / MoD / ESA processes, bids and contracts (desirable)
• Familiar with Rail domain including signalling (desirable)
• Awareness of UK GNSS, Galileo, security issues (desirable)
• Programming / modelling, particularly GNSS, satellite simulation, operations tools (desirable)
Essential Skills
• Excellent (clear, concise and structured) written and verbal communication in English (engineering & operations topics)
• Organised & structured way of working
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft office
• Able to work with limited supervision and take the initiative to deliver high quality work on budget and on time
• Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines
• Professional, logical and thorough
• Ability to work effectively as part of a team
• Flexible and willing to work on a range of activities to meet evolving business needs
If this job sounds of interest, please send through your CV's and call Eugene on 01202 596366.