Payload Solutions Engineer

Payload Solutions Engineer

Job Title: Payload Solutions Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Farnborough
Salary: DOE
Start Date: 2017-09-05
Reference: J13972
Contact Name: Jessica Rose
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 06, 2017 14:56

Job Description

KDC Resource are currently working with one of the leaders of the Defence and Space Market and looking for a Payload Solutions Engineer to help support the production of advanced UAVS.

Outline Job Profile
• Translating customer user requirements into technical solutions
• Provide advice and guidance to payload suppliers on optimal integration solution for a Zephyr HAPS platform
• Working with customers and suppliers provide technical summaries on Zephyr platform and payload capabilities
• Provide input into the payload development strategy and roadmaps
• To ensure the stakeholders clearly understand the requirements for the and the capabilities of the payloads
• To liaise with the other subsystems teams such as power and propulsion to ensure that the best overall solution for the Zephyr system is being implemented
• To manage the integration of payloads onto Zephyr to ensure mission success
  • Ensures the Zephyr HAPS Product Assurance (PA), design and verification standards are met

Qualifications / Experience
Some of following experience / skills are anticipated
• Familiarity with engineering methodologies for harsh environments
• Technical ability / familiarity with some of the following payload types
o RF communications,
o Optical and IF surveillance
o ESM and Sigint
o Data communications
• Sales and marketing support / customer facing skills
• Development of working procedures compatible with regulatory approval
• Production of documentation including Test Plans, Test Schedules
• Liaising with the software developers and hardware engineers to identify / resolve anomalous behaviour
• Strong communication skills to engage with management & technical colleagues
• Ability to work to demanding time-scales
• A familiarity with the configuration control tools and code configuration strategies Subcontractor management

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