Jan Villaruel

Recruitment Support Consultant

At aap3 my role is to identify high quality candidates for clients fulfilling a variety of roles from Systems Engineers, Developers and high-level Security Cleared Professionals at locations throughout the UK. I work in a small close-knit Account team which has significant experience in Defence and Engineering.

I studied Business with Law at Kingston University London and I enjoy keeping fit, watching basketball and playing video games in my free time!


Electronic Design Test Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Exciting opportunity to work as an Electronic Design Test Engineer on a permanent basis for a leading client near Portsmouth.

This is a key role in design with responsibility for the delivery of innovative and cost effective design and test solutions, on time and on budget, which meet or exceed customer requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish/negotiate and fully document clear technical requirements through liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Actively participate in the planning and resource estimation of design and testing activities for new projects
  • Identify from the pre-bid stage, a clear plan for compliance with every aspect of customer requirements, capturing associated costs and timescales
  • Liaise throughout the project with customers and suppliers as required
  • Proactively alert peers, and management of any project risks and potential mitigation actions
  • Create design concepts, schematics and associated specifications, review packs and validation strategies
  • Ensure all design changes are fully documented, approved, correctly released and appropriately stored/archived
  • Conduct peer reviews and support formal design reviews
  • Carry out electronics cooling simulation modelling (training provided where necessary)
  • Participate in DFMEA design failure mode effects & analysis reviews
  • Work closely with production engineers to ensure design is optimised for manufacture
  • Ensure that all design work is cost optimised in accordance with product bom cost targets and development labour budget
  • Identify all product testing requirements needed throughout development and in manufacturing
  • Identify most cost effective hardware equipment to support tight specification and accuracy levels and help develop software solutions for testing. This also includes creating cost justifications for any capital investment
  • Develop detailed validation testing procedures ensuring that all customer requirements are fully met with evidence
  • Prepare test specifications for any sub contract testing; clearly articulate options and recommendations
  • Work closely with other designers and manufacturing leads to identify test solutions that provide optimal coverage in minimal cycle times at the lowest possible cost
  • Responsible for ordering all parts with purchasing and conducting the assembly and validation of all test equipment solutions.
  • Carry out verification and validation testing, and support factory acceptance testing
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve design process robustness/efficiency
  • Be on hand in Production during prototype builds to ensure that any build or testing issues are swiftly resolved
  • Proactively alert management of any potential cost/time savings (or overruns) that may impact project margin. Ensure lessons learned are captured and applied

Skills/Experience:

  • Electronics related degree/HND – significant demonstrable experience may be considered in lieu
  • Proficient in the design of innovative, high-reliability, power-efficient electronic circuits for use in demanding environments
  • In depth understanding of the principles of designing for success in EMC testing
  • Experience of working with various micro controllers and micro code
  • Experience of designing circuits with JTAG interfaces
  • Experience of electronics packaging design
  • Able to identify and assess power/battery solutions for demanding environments
  • Able to estimate work effort with reasonable accuracy, and finish on time without close supervision
  • Pro-active problem solver and out-of-box thinker
  • Attention to detail and a ‘right first time’ approach
  • Carry out any other duties that might reasonably be requestedWillingness and desire to acquire new skills and invest in professional self-development
  • Excellent communications skills with proven ability to engage and build strong working relationships in a team environment

Any of the following would be deemed as highly desirable:

  • Experience of electronics cooling simulation software
  • Knowledge/experience of designing Intrinsically Safe circuits
  • Knowledge or experience of LabView
  • Practical exposure to software programming
  • Experience of working with C++ and C for microcontrollers
  • Knowledge or proven ability to interpret defence standards
  • Experience in a fast-paced Aerospace or Defence Quality manufacturing environment

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Salary is negotiable and very competivie, so please speak to the recruiter once you have applied to ensure it aligns with your expecations.
  • All candidates must be in a position to obtain UK security clearance to SC level

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Product Security Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £57.00 - £61.00 per hour

Job Description Purpose of role: To ensure Information Assurance and Security across multiple programmes across the Maritime Sector. This will include, liaising with projects, system accreditors, producing IA documentation such as RMADS, providing advice and guidance to shape the technical solution and ensuring projects have common security processes in place.

This role is CONFIRMED to be inside IR35

Responsibilities:

  • Major Tasks and Activities:
  1. Manage the Accreditation of a number of Maritime programmes at varying points in the lifecycle.
    1. Liaise with the system accreditor(s) to manage expectations and ensure that IA requirements are met and risk is reduced to acceptable level.
    2. Determine the IA Strategy for each project including how requirements will be flowed down to suppliers
    3. Influence and shape the technical design for each product to build security into the design from the beginning.
    4. Ensure project security is in place including arrangement between suppliers and partners and for reference rigs.
    5. Support functional IA activities.

Key Outputs/Deliverables: Business Unit

    • Producing and collecting Accreditation Documentation
    • Inputting sections of the Bid Proposal Document
    • Contribution to the wider IA Special Interest Group

The Individual:

Key Technical Skills

  • Solid engineering experience and background
  • Flexible to new challenges and skills
  • Attention to detail and able to identify priority areas of focus.

Company/Industry Knowledge:

  • Experience of or working in information assurance (particularly if working with UK/NATO/International standards) would be an advantage.
  • Experience of working within a large engineering programme would be an advantage.

Qualifications:

  • CCP qualifications or experience of competencies of practitioner level in ‘Security & Information Risk Advisor’ and/or Senior IA Architect role would be an advantage.
  • Must have completed an IAS1&2 Training Course

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


VMware Software Engineer

  • Surrey
  • Contract
  • £43.00 - £47.00 per hour

VMware Software Engineer required to work in the T26 Shared Infrastructure team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support production of design document for console solutions on new projects (Low Level Design)
  • Bug fixing and problem resolution on existing projects (prior to Factory Acceptance)
  • Resolving problems raised ‘in the field’ across multiple projects
  • Occasional travel to other sites/platform to support issue resolution
  • Liaising with and being able to hold technical conversations with SMEs in other domains (e.g. Networking)
  • Carry out systems testing/supporting the activity

Key attributes/skills required:

  • VMware Desktop Mobility expert. Potentially VCAP / VCP certified
  • VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure experience
  • Horizon View / Horizon 7.x + SME
  • vSphere exposure

Likely to have qualifications such as:

  • VCP-DTM / VCP7-DTM / VCP6-DTM
  • VCAP-DTM / VCAP7-DTM / VCAP6-DTM
  • VCDX-DTM / VCDX7-DTM / VCDX6-DTM

Location: New Malden

Rate: £47.00 per hour

PLEASE NOTE – This role is inside of IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Product Security Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • £57.00 - £61.00 per hour

Job Description Purpose of role: To ensure Information Assurance and Security across multiple programmes across the Maritime Sector. This will include, liaising with projects, system accreditors, producing IA documentation such as RMADS, providing advice and guidance to shape the technical solution and ensuring projects have common security processes in place.

Responsibilities:

  • Major Tasks and Activities:
  1. Manage the Accreditation of a number of Maritime programmes at varying points in the lifecycle.
    1. Liaise with the system accreditor(s) to manage expectations and ensure that IA requirements are met and risk is reduced to acceptable level.
    2. Determine the IA Strategy for each project including how requirements will be flowed down to suppliers
    3. Influence and shape the technical design for each product to build security into the design from the beginning.
    4. Ensure project security is in place including arrangement between suppliers and partners and for reference rigs.
    5. Support functional IA activities.

Key Outputs/Deliverables: Business Unit

    • Producing and collecting Accreditation Documentation
    • Inputting sections of the Bid Proposal Document
    • Contribution to the wider IA Special Interest Group

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Information Assurance Specialist x 2

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • Up to £792.31 per day

Opportunity for an Information Assurance Specialist to be based in Preston on an initial contract basis.

The job:

  • Deliver assurance services to the business, EITS, IM&T Sector, Group Function and covering CPE (Customer Premises Equipment).
  • Identification of risk and appropriate mitigation requirements, development & analysis of secure solutions (covering technical / physical / procedural / personnel controls) and assessment of compliance with internal and external standards and regulations.
  • Deliver documentation to demonstrate compliance to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assessment and provision of control effectiveness in managing information security risk
  • Provide security architecture / technical input into the development of secure solutions
  • Support development of strategy and continual service improvement for the assurance function
  • Act as a subject matter expert regarding assurance activities for the wider organisation

Responsibilities:

Delivery of IT Security assurance activities to ensure ‘secure by design’ and ‘effective in operation’ for systems and services in scope:

  • IT Security risk assessment of systems and services.
  • Assess Architectural designs and identify proportionate IT Security controls aligned with business objectives.
  • Assessment of systems, services and IT Security controls, to provide an independent analysis of compliance with BAE Systems Security Policy, standards and external regulatory requirements. Lead Assessment of IT Security controls to ascertain effectiveness in reducing risk, including any vulnerability components.
  • Analysis, creation and compilation of relevant documentation determining the compliance level of systems and services, technical security controls with applicable certification, accreditation, and internal policy requirements.

IT Security Control Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Delivery of control monitoring and reporting to provide visibility of critical controls and their status and effectiveness in managing the information security risk.

Stakeholder Engagement

  • Engage with stakeholders to promote a mind-set of developing secure systems and transfer knowledge of security standards and processes.
  • Development, delivery & maintenance of Business reporting and assurance documentation
  • Support stakeholders in resolving IT Security issues and act as a subject matter expert regarding assurance activities for the wider organisation

Skills/Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of IT Security assurance experience, dealing with security risk, requirements, technologies and architectures.
  • Educated to degree level (or equivalent) preferably in a related discipline (ICT/Computing, Information assurance, risk management, vulnerability/threat assessment).
  • In-depth knowledge of industry standard security policy, standards and good practice guidance and their application to a variety of IT solutions processing protectively marked information.
  • In-depth knowledge of threats, risks, vulnerabilities and risk mitigations strategies and techniques
  • Broad experience in risk management and the application of risk management methodologies.
  • Extensive experience of Accreditation and producing RMADS.
  • Wide ranging knowledge of application, infrastructure and security technologies and in-depth knowledge of implementing them in a secure configuration within CPE
  • Experience of working in a project environment and awareness of system development lifecycle methodologies.

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Electronic Design Test Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Exciting opportunity to work as an Electronic Design Test Engineer on a permanent basis for a leading client near Portsmouth.

This is a key role in design with responsibility for the delivery of innovative and cost effective design and test solutions, on time and on budget, which meet or exceed customer requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish/negotiate and fully document clear technical requirements through liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Actively participate in the planning and resource estimation of design and testing activities for new projects
  • Identify from the pre-bid stage, a clear plan for compliance with every aspect of customer requirements, capturing associated costs and timescales
  • Liaise throughout the project with customers and suppliers as required
  • Proactively alert peers, and management of any project risks and potential mitigation actions
  • Create design concepts, schematics and associated specifications, review packs and validation strategies
  • Ensure all design changes are fully documented, approved, correctly released and appropriately stored/archived
  • Conduct peer reviews and support formal design reviews
  • Carry out electronics cooling simulation modelling (training provided where necessary)
  • Participate in DFMEA design failure mode effects & analysis reviews
  • Work closely with production engineers to ensure design is optimised for manufacture
  • Ensure that all design work is cost optimised in accordance with product bom cost targets and development labour budget
  • Identify all product testing requirements needed throughout development and in manufacturing
  • Identify most cost effective hardware equipment to support tight specification and accuracy levels and help develop software solutions for testing. This also includes creating cost justifications for any capital investment
  • Develop detailed validation testing procedures ensuring that all customer requirements are fully met with evidence
  • Prepare test specifications for any sub contract testing; clearly articulate options and recommendations
  • Work closely with other designers and manufacturing leads to identify test solutions that provide optimal coverage in minimal cycle times at the lowest possible cost
  • Responsible for ordering all parts with purchasing and conducting the assembly and validation of all test equipment solutions.
  • Carry out verification and validation testing, and support factory acceptance testing
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve design process robustness/efficiency
  • Be on hand in Production during prototype builds to ensure that any build or testing issues are swiftly resolved
  • Proactively alert management of any potential cost/time savings (or overruns) that may impact project margin. Ensure lessons learned are captured and applied

Skills/Experience:

  • Electronics related degree/HND – significant demonstrable experience may be considered in lieu
  • Proficient in the design of innovative, high-reliability, power-efficient electronic circuits for use in demanding environments
  • In depth understanding of the principles of designing for success in EMC testing
  • Experience of working with various micro controllers and micro code
  • Experience of designing circuits with JTAG interfaces
  • Experience of electronics packaging design
  • Able to identify and assess power/battery solutions for demanding environments
  • Able to estimate work effort with reasonable accuracy, and finish on time without close supervision
  • Pro-active problem solver and out-of-box thinker
  • Attention to detail and a ‘right first time’ approach
  • Carry out any other duties that might reasonably be requestedWillingness and desire to acquire new skills and invest in professional self-development
  • Excellent communications skills with proven ability to engage and build strong working relationships in a team environment

Any of the following would be deemed as highly desirable:

  • Experience of electronics cooling simulation software
  • Knowledge/experience of designing Intrinsically Safe circuits
  • Knowledge or experience of LabView
  • Practical exposure to software programming
  • Experience of working with C++ and C for microcontrollers
  • Knowledge or proven ability to interpret defence standards
  • Experience in a fast-paced Aerospace or Defence Quality manufacturing environment

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Salary is negotiable and very competivie, so please speak to the recruiter once you have applied to ensure it aligns with your expecations.
  • All candidates must be in a position to obtain UK security clearance to SC level

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Security Architect

  • Hampshire
  • Contract
  • Up to £60.00 per hour

Opportunity for a Security Architect to work for a leading engineering company in Portsmouth on an initial contract basis.

The role will:

  • Deliver to the overall security programme development, facilitating decision, planning and implementation of security controls.
  • Meet specific Security business objectives whilst maintaining compliance with the principles of professional standards and regulatory obligations.
  • Takes responsibility for review of management processes (and decisions) to ensure compliance with the security strategy and standards.
  • Is familiar with the Security Policy Framework and Cyber Essentials Scheme and ISO27001 and the principles embedded within them. Ensures that effective application of security controls are in place through audit and risk management.
  • Familiarity with MOD process an advantage.
  • Engages stakeholder to ensure they understand recommendations to inform decisions. Ensures appropriate representation at project meetings.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the design, specification and creation of new Digital Services solutions that satisfy campaign requirements within both customer and business constraints, including as Design Authority.
  • Contribute to the enhancement of Digital Services architecture to satisfy known and future customer requirements.
  • Consult with customers, partners, suppliers and key stakeholders to align business objectives with security capabilities.
  • Work with partners within BAE Systems to develop better overall Digital Services solutions and share technology, experience and methodologies.
  • Responsible to the Product Architecture Manager to ensure Digital Services products and services have the right fit with wider enterprise aspects.
  • Explains the purpose of and provides advice and guidance on the application and operation of elementary physical, procedural and technical security controls.
  • Performs security risk, vulnerability assessments, and business impact analysis for medium complexity information systems.
  • Investigates suspected attacks and manages security incidents. Uses forensics where appropriate.
  • Interprets information assurance and security policies and applies these in order to manage risks.
  • Provides advice and guidance to ensure adoption of and adherence to information assurance architectures, strategies, policies, standards and guidelines.
  • Uses testing to support information assurance.
  • Contributes to the development of policies, standards and guidelines.

Skills/Experience:

  • Expert knowledge and experience in the Functional, Physical and Performance requirements of a modern IT Infrastructure.
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile implementations.
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and technical management of design, development and implementation of architecture and IT solutions, and data management.
  • Responsible for product certification and acceptance expectations against BAE Systems BMS and/or UK MoD and acting as Design Authority.
  • Proven experience in satisfying the objectives of the Product Safety and Environmental policy.
  • Able to professionally articulate and represent technical matters up to Tier 2 within Maritime Services and beyond as we work with Maritime businesses and external partners.
  • Responsible for the development and maintainenance of technical roadmaps for security aspects of our products and services within the Digital Services portfolio.
  • Has the ability to retain a focus on technical compliance, as well as supporting cost and schedule constraints.
  • Knowledge & Experience in the use of Enterprise Architecture methodologies to develop IT solutions.
  • Contribute to a Maritime Services Digital Services architecture methodology, modelling, and governance framework.
  • Knowledge of the UK Defence and Maritime / Naval domain is an advantage.
  • Understanding of formal gated design reviews and experience of applying it to IT-based change projects.
  • Ability to develop robust business cases which demonstrate realisable business benefits.
  • Responsible for interpretation of the business requirements roadmap alongside the product owners and the development of a supporting technical roadmap as far as security is concerned.

PLEASE NOTE: This role has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Electronic Design Test Engineer

  • Hampshire
  • Permanent
  • Negotiable

Exciting opportunity to work as an Electronic Design Test Engineer on a permanent basis for a leading client near Portsmouth.

This is a key role in design with responsibility for the delivery of innovative and cost effective design and test solutions, on time and on budget, which meet or exceed customer requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Establish/negotiate and fully document clear technical requirements through liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Actively participate in the planning and resource estimation of design and testing activities for new projects
  • Identify from the pre-bid stage, a clear plan for compliance with every aspect of customer requirements, capturing associated costs and timescales
  • Liaise throughout the project with customers and suppliers as required
  • Proactively alert peers, and management of any project risks and potential mitigation actions
  • Create design concepts, schematics and associated specifications, review packs and validation strategies
  • Ensure all design changes are fully documented, approved, correctly released and appropriately stored/archived
  • Conduct peer reviews and support formal design reviews
  • Carry out electronics cooling simulation modelling (training provided where necessary)
  • Participate in DFMEA design failure mode effects & analysis reviews
  • Work closely with production engineers to ensure design is optimised for manufacture
  • Ensure that all design work is cost optimised in accordance with product bom cost targets and development labour budget
  • Identify all product testing requirements needed throughout development and in manufacturing
  • Identify most cost effective hardware equipment to support tight specification and accuracy levels and help develop software solutions for testing. This also includes creating cost justifications for any capital investment
  • Develop detailed validation testing procedures ensuring that all customer requirements are fully met with evidence
  • Prepare test specifications for any sub contract testing; clearly articulate options and recommendations
  • Work closely with other designers and manufacturing leads to identify test solutions that provide optimal coverage in minimal cycle times at the lowest possible cost
  • Responsible for ordering all parts with purchasing and conducting the assembly and validation of all test equipment solutions.
  • Carry out verification and validation testing, and support factory acceptance testing
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve design process robustness/efficiency
  • Be on hand in Production during prototype builds to ensure that any build or testing issues are swiftly resolved
  • Proactively alert management of any potential cost/time savings (or overruns) that may impact project margin. Ensure lessons learned are captured and applied

Skills/Experience:

  • Electronics related degree/HND – significant demonstrable experience may be considered in lieu
  • Proficient in the design of innovative, high-reliability, power-efficient electronic circuits for use in demanding environments
  • In depth understanding of the principles of designing for success in EMC testing
  • Experience of working with various micro controllers and micro code
  • Experience of designing circuits with JTAG interfaces
  • Experience of electronics packaging design
  • Able to identify and assess power/battery solutions for demanding environments
  • Able to estimate work effort with reasonable accuracy, and finish on time without close supervision
  • Pro-active problem solver and out-of-box thinker
  • Attention to detail and a ‘right first time’ approach
  • Carry out any other duties that might reasonably be requestedWillingness and desire to acquire new skills and invest in professional self-development
  • Excellent communications skills with proven ability to engage and build strong working relationships in a team environment

Any of the following would be deemed as highly desirable:

  • Experience of electronics cooling simulation software
  • Knowledge/experience of designing Intrinsically Safe circuits
  • Knowledge or experience of LabView
  • Practical exposure to software programming
  • Experience of working with C++ and C for microcontrollers
  • Knowledge or proven ability to interpret defence standards
  • Experience in a fast-paced Aerospace or Defence Quality manufacturing environment

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Salary is negotiable and very competivie, so please speak to the recruiter once you have applied to ensure it aligns with your expecations.
  • All candidates must be in a position to obtain UK security clearance to SC level

For more information on both contract and permanent roles via aap3, industry news and updates, check out our brand new website, follow our aap3 Recruitment page on Linkedin and follow us on twitter @aap3recruitment


Principal Systems Engineers x 5

  • Cumbria
  • Contract
  • Up to £53.81 per hour

Opportunity for multiple Principal Systems Engineers to be based in Cumbria on an initial 6 month+ contract basis.

Outline of position:

  • To develop and enact the systems engineering activities in the concept phase of a major Systems of Systems programme.
  • To undertake Requirements Management, V&V, Process Development and Configuration Management.
  • To undertake Systems Modelling in collaboration with engineers of other disciplines.
  • To liaise with internal and external stakeholders to mature systems and system supporting documentation.
  • To support the development of Engineering Management Plans and the supporting governance and assurance framework.
  • To maintain high quality documentation in support of the tasks being undertaken both for delivery as part of the programme and supporting business review, programme progress tracking etc.

Responsibilites:

  • Development of systems engineering approach and execution of systems engineering activities with limited supervision.
  • Supporting and addressing integration, qualification and certification of complex systems.
  • Define, implement and govern interface management for complex systems.
  • Engaging with customers and stakeholders on specific technical matters.
  • Working as part of a technical team in support of project objectives.
  • Supporting requirements elicitation, development and compliance management.
  • Development and enactment of key systems engineering focused management plans.
  • Produce technical documentation in support of work carried out.
  • Plans and structures own work under direction of project leadership.
  • Delivery and progress reporting to senior technical and project staff
  • Escalates significant problems and issues encountered with senior staff

Skills/Experience:

  • Degree qualified in relevant STEM subject or demonstrable experience of working as a systems engineer in large projects
  • Experience in Systems Engineering in particular for complex systems of systems.
  • Experience of systems integration at cross platform level.
  • Requirements derivation, verification and validation experience
  • Configuration management experience
  • Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering tools, techniques and notations highly desirable
  • Awareness of architecture description frameworks (e.g. MODAF)
  • Experience of using of modelling toolsets such as Sparx Enterprise Architect highly desirable
  • Experience of using the DOORs toolset highly desirable
  • Ability to interact and influence a wide variety of stakeholders
  • Experience in developing the strategy for and enacting the qualification of complex systems of systems.
  • Experience of the application and adaption of systems engineering lifecycles to major engineering programmes.
  • Awareness of relevant systems engineering standards such as ISO/IEC/IEEE 15288.

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Electronic Warfare Senior Systems Engineer x 2

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • Up to £44.69 per hour

Opportunity for multiple Electronic Warfare Senior Systems Engineers on a contract basis in Preston.

An exciting opportunity exists to join an expanding team to deliver an electronic warfare capability for the Royal Air Force. This new role within a highly dynamic team, is to help shape the development of a Weapon System Support Rig. You will work closely within the team to ensure the successful delivery of the capability on time and budget using lean principles and agile methods. A key aspect of the toolset is the combined development of the rig numerous suppliers from both within the UK as well as internationally. One of the major responsibilities within this role is to help the development of the rig such that it supports the processes and procedures that the customer utilises to analysis and subsequently update their mission data for the Typhoon Aircraft.

A successful candidate should have experience with systems engineering principles, specifically those around system integration as well as experience working on medium to large IT or Avionics based projects would also be very beneficial. Additionally, a background on Typhoon Defensive Aids would be desirable but not essential as new ideas and approaches will be welcomed.

The role will require an individual to work as part of a very close nit team but also closely with numerous suppliers; therefore there will be a requirement for a level of travel by the successful applicant.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the refinement of the key requirements are developed to a level that allow for successful integration testing and acceptance
  • Attend design reviews throughout the development stages
  • Support the supplier deliveries ensuring all required supporting documentation is delivered in line with contractual requirements
  • Determine a level of integration/qualification testing to determine successful product deliveries from each supplier
  • Develop test documentation to verify specification requirements
  • Perform the above testing on the fully integrated rig as part of Qualification
  • Document the outcome of the testing and work with suppliers to address any shortfalls or limitations in the product

Skills/Qualifications

The UK Weapon System Support Rig (WSSR) Contract is the delivery of an Electronic Warfare and Typhoon Avionics test capability into the Royal Air force. Our client is responsible for the upgrade and maintenance of the rig in line with emerging Typhoon Aircraft standards. The WSSR is a significant requirement within the contract, which allows the customer to perform his Validation of Mission Data post development, but prior to flight. This role exists to ensure the successful completion of this activity such that the rig is designed, developed and integrated in the UK to provide the customer with the ability to support their in-service aircraft.

The successful candidate must have excellent Microsoft Office Excel and Word skills and be good with PowerPoint, Project, Outlook Typhoon Avionic and Typhoon MaTE

Communication, Team Working and Motivation are Essential

Personal Qualification NVQ level 3 and a Degree level 2

PLEASE NOTE: This position has been assessed as INSIDE IR35

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.