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Principal Naval Architect (Hydrodynamics) x 2

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • Up to £55.84 per hour
As a Principal Naval Architect you will be working within the Naval architecture Department which is split into four functionally aligned teams; hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, concept design and build support / infrastructure.
You will be using your expertise in mathematical modelling, technical analysis and hydrodynamics to support the hydrodynamics function with the verification and validation of submarine manoeuvring and control requirements.
Responsibilities:
  • Generating evidence to demonstrate that the submarine design, and as-built product, meets its manoeuvring requirements.
  • Developing, verifying and validating mathematical models of submarine manoeuvring and control performance.
  • Planning and supporting scale model tests.
  • Generating manoeuvring guidance documentation.
Skills/Qualifications:
Essential:
  • A good degree or equivalent qualification in Naval Architecture, Physics or similar.
  • Proven experience of developing high value mathematical models.
  • Strong Matlab, Python or similar coding capability.
  • Excellent analytical skills.
Desirable:
  • A background in dynamics, hydrodynamics or control.
  • Experience of planning, conducting and analysing tests and trials.
  • Good technical report writing and presentation skills.
  • Previous experience working on submarine projects.
  • Experience of using Paramarine software.
You will have excellent technical and analytical skills, a strong attention to detail and a desire to develop leading edge mathematical models. You must be able to communicate your ideas and conclusions, which may sometimes be esoteric and nuanced, in a clear and concise manner. You will be collaborative in your approach in order to build positive, effective and trusted relationships, able to challenge and influence when required.
PLEASE NOTE: This position has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

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