Modelling Engineer

Location:
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Salary Details:
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus company benefits
Closing date for applications:
27 Sep 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).

Mass are looking to recruit a Modelling Engineer with significant professional experience to provide specialist technical analysis and simulation model development of Electro-optic and RF sensors. The tasks will require you to master a graphical programming environment, utilising skills and experience in research, mathematical modelling, develop signal processing elements of complex systems, simulation and analysis. Responsibilities will grow (with potential training and guidance) to include, but are not limited to:

Carrying out weapon system analysis, threat vulnerability analysis and countermeasures development.

Modelling of threats and countermeasures and providing advice to customers based on analysis of simulation results.

On the job experience and training will be provided to enable you to utilise core engineering/STEM to meet the requirements of this role.

The candidate must be a self-starter and shall be responsible for discrete tasks of specification, design, modelling, testing, validation, and results analysis.

This position includes a requirement to travel in support of customer meetings. The position is part of a small team of analysts.

The candidate must be eligible for UK MoD clearance for access to the appropriate security level.

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.

Other:

Understanding of RF and/or OR theory
Ability to assimilate complex concepts
Team-working
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