Vulnerability Engineer - Shock/Armour

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Public Sector
£29.77 to £29.77 per hour
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Undertaking Vulnerability tasks as directed by the Engineering Manager Vulnerability, ensuring that the Vulnerability assessment and design are delivered.

Delivery of Vulnerability modelling, analysis and verification tests, delivering against the HCF design requirements.

Core Duties (Key Day to Day Tasks, ideally 10 – 12 points)

* Responsible for delivering the modelling, validation and verification Scope of Work and schedule for Shock and Shock Qualification
* Undertaking leading activities in support of HCF design and build compliance to the vulnerability, shock and armour contract requirements.
* Undertaking Vulnerability activities, including assessment of equipment, systems, ship integration and implementation to manage Shock requirements.
* Maintaining Shock predictions in line with the HCF design requirements; taking the lead to mitigate non-compliances and risks; working across project disciplines to achieve resolution.
* Supporting the system design development by the Stage 1 and Stage 2 teams, ensuring compliance with shock requirements and design rules;
* Achieving survivability maturity targets for Design Reviews;
* Supporting Zone Reviews to achieve FZIR;
* Supporting D&M contract placement on suppliers;
* Supporting system design development;
* Progressive refinement and updating of shock and vulnerability models as maturity of supplier’s data increases.
* Defining shock performance requirements for equipment
* Use of project and company IT systems in support of project data management and configuration control in support of the HCF engineering design governance.

Budget Holder Responsibility (�):

Functional Knowledge (Requirements for knowledge of functional work and activities)

* Technical knowledge of Shock modelling, Analysis and Reporting including SURVIVE analysis tool
* Technical knowledge of ballistic protection and armouring design and installation techniques
* Technical knowledge of platform design and integration, with particular reference to shock, shock qualification, ballistic protection and the application of design rules
* Experience of engineering design processes

Business Expertise (Requirements of the job for knowledge and expertise about the business rather than the technical expertise)

* Ability to operate in a large, complex project in a multi-disciplinary, matrix management environment.
* Maintaining documentation / calculation records under configuration control.
* Determining areas requiring technical investigation and acting to deliver.
* Management of sub-contracted engineering work.

Problem Solving (Breadth of mental skills required in order to perform the job)

* Ability to quickly assimilate engineering issues and define solutions and opportunities.
* Innovative in developing solutions that satisfy the needs of the project teams within tight time and cost constraints and a willingness to challenge traditional methods.
* Project planning and resource management skills.

Nature of Impact (Impact on business by detailing the overall responsibility associated with the job)

* The Role has direct impact through responsibility for quality of tasks/services, the tasks/services are closely related to others and therefore the effectiveness of the team
* The Vulnerability Engineer is a key role and is responsible for defining the shock performance targets for the HCF project and then ensuring that the shock performance requirements are then demonstrated and verified in a timely and progressive manner to the CoA in accordance with the contract requirements.

Interpersonal Skills (type of people skills required to perform the job)

* Effective networker
* Displays flexibility through response to change in a dynamic environment.
* Demonstrates focus through monitoring work packages or projects
* Continuously improves standards of excellence in drive and commitment.
* Demonstrates Customer Focus through partnerships that shape customer expectations.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01489 898815
Contact: Elliot Gower

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