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COTS Hardware Engineer

BAE Systems
London, England, New Malden
+ depending on expeirnece and skills
Closing date
2 Feb 2021
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COTS Hardware Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the design and development based on COTS technology?

We currently have a vacancy for a COTS Hardware Engineer at our site in New Malden.

As a COTS Hardware Engineer, you will be covering a number of facets including design of SI (share infrastructure) Systems, testing and issue resolution.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to see the design and development of a system through to deployment on board the Royal Navy platform. This role also gives you the ability to work on multiple projects and be a part of the project across the whole engineering lifecycle.

Your main responsibilities as a COTS Hardware Engineer will involve:

Producing documentation to capture hardware design aspects

Creating Procurement Specs for the purchase of COTS items in line with system design

Undertaking installation of hardware at land-based sites and on ships

Supporting EMC, shock and vibration trials

Providing technical support for new bids and undertakings

Resolving technical design issues as they arise

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills

Experience with COTS hardware - e.g. blade and server technology, network switches, cabinets etc.

Experience in formally capturing hardware design e.g. documentation, Visio diagrams etc.

Experience in building and setting to work COTS hardware systems

Experience of putting together test schedules and installation documents

Desirable skills

Experience of working as part of large team on a delivery project

Experience of working on defence contracts and knowledge on what is takes to get hardware/systems on board ship

Experience of EMC, shock and vibration testing

CAD experience

What we're looking for in you:

You will have experience working within continuously improves standards of excellence in drive and commitment. You will be a highly motivated individual with a strong desire to succeed despite setbacks, you will have strong communication skills with the ability to demonstrate good customer focus through understanding of needs and programme drivers.

Location: New Malden

Salary: Competitive


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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