Combat Systems Engineer

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Engineers & Technicians
Defence & Space
Occasional travel required
Visa sponsorship
Languages Required
English essential
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Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation.  We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe. 


We are seeking a highly organised and motivated Senior Sensors and Electronics Engineer with experience in Electronic Warfare and Combat Management Systems to join our clients proactive and innovative team.


  • To provide Design and Systems engineering support on a range of Electronic Combat Systems
  • Assist or Lead a technical team in support of project objectives undertaking technical work activities within a system engineering context
  • Engaging with Internal and External stakeholders, Technical Leads, Engineering Managers, Project Managers and Technical Authorities to ensure customer and business needs are satisfied appropriately and problems/issues are mitigated accordingly
  • Assist with the technical management for the creation of Combat Systems technical specifications, and associated physical Integration design documentation
  • Assist or act as a Technical Design Lead when communicating with other supplier representatives and internal teams to discuss technical issues and problems
  • Assist with the Technical management in the Production of Combat System Schematics, Cable Schedules, Cable Terminations and Equipment Connection Details (ECDs) using information contained in the Suppliers Guidance documents
  • Assist or Act as a Technical Design lead responsible to detail the requirements for and the production of 2D / Primitive 3D Installations for all Combat System Compartments


  • Appropriate engineering qualification (HNC and above) with associated experience


  • Broad understanding of the Maritime Electronic Warfare and Combat Systems domain;
  • Experience with the design and development of Combat Systems and the associated support systems i.e. library data/formats, mission planning etc.;
  • Understanding of the process of testing and integrating systems into Naval Combat Management Systems and Shared Infrastructure;
  • Engineering/technical management, preferably in a position responsible for the delivery of equipment/system programmes for a MoD customer;
  • Delivery of C5ISR systems across the SE life cycle, including an understanding of the CADMID life cycle and its alignment with systems/product life cycles;
  • Able to understand the effect of system design and change on the cost of the development;
  • Conversant with the MoD Knowledge in Defence (KiD) framework and associated design, build, test and acceptance processes;
  • The use of commercial SE and modelling tools is desirable, e.g. Rhapsody, DOORS, UML;
  • Be a good communicator, both written and oral, and able to liaise at all levels with customers/stakeholders;
  • Capable of undertaking and documenting detailed development activities including proof of concept designs;
  • Capable of obtaining security clearance of SC as a minimum. There may be a requirement to undertake Develop Vetting (DV)


  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and our peers through good times and challenges
  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects 
  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”. 


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