Job Opportunity

Control Systems Engineer

Purpose of job
To develop and maintain control system software and associated documentation. To provide software development and test capability throughout the product lifecycle.

To support the development of software and integration activities for solutions, products and systems within the maritime domain. To independently manage control system development activities within a wider multidisciplinary team.

Reporting relationships
Reports to Team Leader

Staff responsibility
May be required to act as work package lead at subsystem level

DorsetInnovation Park, Winfrith

Employment status
Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week)

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required:

  • Experience in developing solutions to meet challenging requirements
  • Experience with automation or robotic systems
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Understanding of open system architectures and principles
  • Understanding of engineering lifecycle processes and tools
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to critically review results and methods to ensure quality
  • Ability to expand knowledge into new domain areas and work across domains
  • Excellent communication skills, including delivery of presentations
  • Excellent written skills particularly technical report writing, ability to communicate with expert and non expert stakeholders
  • Ideally the candidate will have experience in one or more of the following domain areas:
    • Understanding of military systems, in particular maritime systems
    • Maritime systems, integration of equipment and software
    • Discrete time control systems
    • Off-board unmanned systems
    • Data network design and configuration
    • Hardware and/or Software in the Loop V&V strategies
    • Real time operating systems and hardware

Desirable primary software/system skills:

  • LabView
  • Matlab/Simulink
  • Requirements management (DOORS experience desirable)
  • UML / Enterprise Architect for system design
  • Exposure to AI/ML techniques and methodologies
  • C/C++ for embedded systems
  • Exposure to IEC 61508 or equivalent

Other desirable software skills/experience

  • Python
  • Rockwell PLC programming (Studio 5000)
  • AtlassianToolset
  • Communication protocols (CANBus, Ethernet/IP, RS485)
  • Database design
  • ISO 9001 and TickITplusstandards

Key accountabilities

  • To be agreed by appointment

Behavioural requirements

  • Technically proficient self-starter e.g. problem solving and initiative taking
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proactive, willing and responsive
  • Motivated and genuinely interested in problem solving and developing logical, robust solutions
  • Able to multi-task and prioritisea varied work load on several projects at the same time
  • Desire to expand knowledge base

More information
Candidates must hold or be able to achieve the required level of security clearance.

How to apply
Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to aeukrecruitment@morson․com by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB