Systems Engineer Level 4

NATS is the UK’s leading air navigation service provider, handling over 2 million flights each year. It provides air traffic control services from two control centres supporting airports all around the UK, as well as a wide range of commercial solutions to over 30 countries internationally. Our people are at the heart of our purpose to advance aviation and keep the skies safe

Job Purpose:
As a Navigation Services (NAV) Systems Engineer, you will work as a member of an expert technical team providing system design, development and solutions in support and sustainment of radio navigation services and systems. Primarily, you will provide expert knowledge and technical responsibility for an Emergency Position Fixing display system and the associated network of Aeronautical Radio Direction Finders
Additionally, you will perform activities required for the advancement and sustainment of our network of En-Route Aeronautical Radio Navigational Beacons and the associated processing, control and monitoring systems

Key responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the design and development of NAV Services meet the needs of assigned Work Packages to the expected integrity and reliability standards
  • The production, review and upkeep of documentation
  • Technical supervision of resources to achieve business objectives set by the NAV Engineering Manager
  • Definition and management of system requirements and specifications for the introduction of new equipment and systems that form NAV Services
  • Generation of solution concepts and feasibility studies
  • Provide technical expertise and support to projects delivering new systems into operation
  • Engineering assurance and regulatory compliance, including safety and cyber security for NAV systems
  • Planning and managing system integration, verification, validation, acceptance and entry into service
  • Conduct Configuration Management activities
  • Manage technical risk throughout system lifecycle

Essential skills & experience:

  • You hold a degree in an Engineering or Technology related discipline, as a minimum an HNC or equivalent
  • Technical knowledge and experience from working in a technology delivery environment, preferably with knowledge of radio theory, and radio wave propagation
  • Knowledge of
    • Networks and client/server infrastructure
    • Windows Server + Microsoft SQL Server Applications
    • Operating Systems LINUX, Red Hat (RHEL), Fedora
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and precisely, working proactively with an initiative-taking approach and a minimum of direct supervision
  • Experience of requirements capture, software safety assessment and assurance considerations as part of system design and test integration
  • Knowledge of ICAO Performance Based Navigation and ICAO standard Radio Navigation Aids would be advantageous

Additional Vacancy information:
There will be an occasional requirement to travel to other NATS sites across the UK

We are proud to offer a fantastic total reward package to help you thrive both personally and professionally. In addition to a competitive salary that’s regularly reviewed, you’ll also benefit from a wide range of other benefits which includes generous leave entitlement, a market-leading defined contribution pension scheme, a range of voluntary benefits and retail discounts, wellness support and a comprehensive learning and development offering

We have adopted agile working to provide greater flexibility and increased choice over working arrangements, with the opportunity for this role to work in our modern office facilities as well as remotely. We also welcome discussions on flexible and part-time working arrangements

If you share our passion to advance aviation and keep the skies safe – we would like to hear from you whatever your age, sex, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, visible or invisible disability. Individuals that bring different perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds help us be at the forefront of our industry

Job Information

Job Reference: 4847BR_1707238332
Salary: £59369.86 - £79159.82 per annum
Salary From: £59369.86
Salary To: £79159.82
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Fareham, Hampshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: NATS
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