Threat Vulnerability Analyst

Salary Details:
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus company benefits
Closing date for applications:
25 Oct 2019
Job Description

MASS provides world-leading Electronic Warfare Operational Support (EWOS) across the Land, Air and Maritime domains. We combine technical expertise with operational experience to enhance our UK and overseas customers’ EW capabilities through the following services and solutions: EW Data Management, Modelling and Simulation, Countermeasure Development, EW Training and EW Consultancy.

At MASS, we understand that business success is the best way to achieve success for all MASS people (in terms of rewards, pride, security, fresh technical challenges and development opportunities).

An experienced scientist/engineer is required to provide specialist analytical support to the planning, execution, analysis and reporting of airborne electronic warfare trials in both the RF and IR spectrums. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: operational test and evaluation of airborne defensive aids suites fitted to UK military aircraft, carrying out threat vulnerability analysis and countermeasures development, modelling of threats and countermeasures and providing advice to customers based on analysis of trials results. This position includes a requirement to travel both in UK and overseas, mainly in USA, on trials and in support of customer meetings. The position is part of a small team of analysts that is embedded within the customer organisation which is heavily relied upon for expert advice in support of customer’s operations.

Mandatory Skill Requirements:

Hardware – Knowledge of RF and/or IR threat systems, defensive aids suites and countermeasures

Software – Ability to program in MATLAB or equivalent program; MS Office

Tools and Methodologies – Ability to process and analyse large and complex data sets from multiple sources


Understanding of RF and/or OR theory

Ability to assimilate complex concepts


Prepared to work with minimum of supervision

Ability to communicate complex concepts to none-experts both written and orally

Desirable Skill Requirements:

Software – Advanced MATLAB/SIMULINK skills

Tools and Methodologies – Experience in the use of modelling and simulation of complex control systems

Markets – Electronic Warfare; Defence

Other – Experience or knowledge of electronic warfare principles and air platform protection requirements

MASS are an equal opportunities employer.