Principal Radar and Surveillance Engineer - #59546

ZENOVO LTD


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Bridgend
Contract type: Full time
Role: Principal Engineer
Location: ad hoc monthly visits to Cardiff or Bath
Salary: starting £65-000- £70,000 basic with expenses paid for
We are seeking anaccomplished and experienced Principal Engineer to own the specification, design, deployment and commissioning of the elements of our clients product deployments. The successful operation and functioning of these non-core systems is as critical to project success as the core MDA product
In general the you will be required to carry out the procurement, build and commissioning of key systems components but are likely to require substantial input and expert guidance before, during and after this. You will be required to advise upon, review and sign off work at every step of the project but additionally work with a number of other engineers, architects and developers to establish what products are needed and how they will integrate into the wider system

This is a broad technical role, and it is essential that the successful candidate has a solid background in infrastructure/systems with a focus on IT/comms systems deployments in challenging environments.
The Systems Delivery Team normally works from the Cardiff or Bath office and the expectation is that you would be present in the Cardiff office several days each month, between which you are also required to travel. International travel is possible ( and paid for)
During the pre-contract phase
assist the commercial team with specifying and costing systems components as an input to commercial proposals and tenders
Provide initial designs, documentations, drawings and anything that relates to the products including compliance regulations
Consider technical suitability of potential thirds party suppliers
Engage in technical discussions with ICPs, vendors, suppliers and wider members of the team and company on how the products and their technology will integrate to other systems and infrastructure

In the post-contract phase, it is implicit that the role will be carried out hand in hand with the ICP and/or other specific sub-contractor/ field teams and will be responsible for assessing and approving their work for compliance with the agreed requirements

Cost management and budget compliance is implicit in all the specific work outlined below

Depending on the specific element of the site deployment, the role will be required to execute some combination of specification, design, documentation, deployment, acceptance testing and approval for the site. Implicit in this is working with procurement teams within the company and the ICP to liaise with third party suppliers, and complete highly professional and comprehensive documentation and drawings. This will include:

Site mains power, back up power provision, ensuring core systems are not compromised by power fluctuations and outages
Civil works specifications and designs for comms towers, site building infrastructure
Communications network infrastructure to the site, ensuring resilience and reliability
Specifying and designing mobile sites, for land, sea and air. Testing and approving correct operation and compliance of associated deliverables
Specifying and designing of site security systems, including physical perimeters, cameras, entry systems
Specifying of safety systems, fire alarms, fire suppressant systems
Specifying of climate control systems to support requirements for human users and temperature control for equipment
Fixtures and fittings, including control room furniture, lighting, flooring etc

Provision of training to internal support staff on site systems, and to ICP and end customers as required

Creation of maintenance and troubleshooting documentation for use internally, by ICPs and customers

At least 7 years experience of specifying, designing, deploying and commissioning field installations in civil/electrical projects
Experience of IT/telecoms projects is highly desirable
Experience of wider datacentre infrastructure and network architecture components
Experience in working with real-time sensor equipment focusing on radar and surveillance technologies and their integration to wider systems
Experience of working in challenging locations around the world
Capable of producing high quality documentation and drawings
Substantial experience of working with third party suppliers to deliver systems and integrating sub-systems into the overall site
Ability to effectively manage costs to a strict budget
Able to operate confidently in front of customers, and sensitive to other cultures
Able to produce and deliver clear and concise stakeholder reports and presentations
Willing to travel to globally, regularly and for periods of up to two weeks at a time
A high level of personal organisation and ability to plan and execute work without continuous involvement and supervision from others

If interested, please send across an updated CV

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