Hydro-Acoustics Specialist

Posted on Nov 6, 2019 in Job Opportunities in Acoustics

Closing date for applications: 6 December 2019

Company                         Atlas Elektronik UK

Job Title                           Hydro-Acoustics Specialist

Purpose Of Job               Specialist research scientist to support R&D programmes and product development

Scope                               As an experienced scientist or engineer in the field of sonar, its application and underwater technology, this role will paly an important part within an agile team engaged in cutting edge research within the underwater defence domain.  The successful applicant will be dynamic, innovative, and resourceful, committed and have a track record of successful planning, coordination and delivery of research programme.  Atlas Elektronik UK’s sonar and maritime research programmes are carried in scope and discipline so we are considering a variety of skills and an ability to adapt to evolving needs is highly desirable.

Location                          Winfrith (Dorset)

Employment Status       Permanent, Full Time

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Degree level physics, mathematics, engineering or related degree
  • Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following areas:
    • Sonar and acoustics
    • Signal and data processing algorithm design and development
    • Transducer and sensor development
    • Acoustic materials
    • Simulation and operational analysis in underwater or military domains
  • An aptitude for problem solving
  • An ability to work within and / or lead a project team
  • Ability to propose, plan, coordinate and deliver research programmes
  • Proven communication & written skills – an ability to communicate technical findings and concepts to a range of expert and non-expert stakeholders including team, management and customers.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders (internal and external) to shape technical strategy

Key Accountability

  • Technical lead for sonar research projects
  • Working with System Design Authorities, Product Manager and Project Managers to identify solutions and deliver to programme

Behavioural requirements

  • Self motivated
  • A forward thinker
  • Identified opportunities and understands how expertise can be more widely applied
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • Technically proficient, able to identify / manage technical issues
  • Able to multi-task and prioritise work load
  • Adopts a pragmatic approach to manage conflicts and issues

More Information

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

How to apply

For further information or to apply for this position please contact Ian Childs on 0117 9334590 and email your CV for AEUK’s recruitment partner at ian.childs@morson.com