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Senior Scientist - Radar Warning Receiver (Air)

Salisbury, Wiltshire
£31,983 - £44,719 DOE
Closing date
13 May 2021
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Senior Scientist - Radar Warning Receiver (Air)

Vacancy Reference: 111358

Location: Dstl Porton Down, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 0JQ

Salary: £31,983 - £44,719 DOE

Closing date: 13 May 2021

It takes a rare combination of skills to keep us ahead in a world characterised by complexity, instability and uncertainty.  Do you have the skills to grow our Radar Warning Receiver (RWR) knowledge?

Dstl has an exciting opportunity for an RWR and Digital Signal Processing (DSP) Subject Matter Expert (SME).

Using your technical experience in Radio Frequency (RF) and RF Sensing you’ll identify technologies and techniques that could help keep air platforms operating in a hostile, contested environments and then develop and test these technologies and techniques, with support from junior staff. 

Technically leading a diverse project team, with guidance from the Project Technical Authority, you will recognise and utilise their specialist skills in e.g. modelling and simulation in synthetic environments, trials delivery and threat knowledge, to deliver against project aims.

This role will need you to develop stakeholder relationships with Industry and International partners, and advise colleagues in the Military and Defence procurement on RWR issues.  You’ll be collaborating with project teams from across our International Allies, so a good team ethic and a collaborative approach to research and problem solving will enable you to support our enthusiastic team in delivering high impact research for Air Command.

For more information visit our Linked In page and to apply please click Apply below which will take you to the Civil Service Jobs page.

Vacancy ref: 111358.

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