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Principal Engineer - EC&I

Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Market related


Principal Engineer - EC&I
Assistant Technical Authority – IPMS
(Integrated Platform Management System)




One of our main clients has an urgent requirement for an Assistant Technical Authority – IPMS to be based at their facility in Glasgow area on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a large engineering company who supply to a range of different industries and work on some of the most exciting projects in the UK.


My client look to deliver individual project to cater to their customer’s needs using a range of asset and technology based solutions.


As Assistant Technical Authority you will preparing documentation, attending review boards and will work as part of a team delivering the most complex and integrated control systems ever fitted to a warship to control power, propulsion and auxiliary systems and that allow full situational awareness during damage control scenarios such as fires or flooding.


As part of this role you will carry out technical analysis and investigations, Accept responsibility for the requirements, acceptance, physical embodiment, and safety of the IPMS Sub-Systems as allocated. You will be working to the high levels of system integrity that can allow the minimum number of ship’s staff to safely control the ship’s vital systems


My client would be keen to speak to candidates with the following expertise:

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent

  • Experienced Naval Engineer

  • Knowledge of IPMS design processes and inter-relationships

  • Comprehensive experience in Safety related design (including IEC 61508, MilStan 882E)

  • Experience of working with within the Defence Industry

  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the development and integration of IPMS equipment in the naval environment

  • Experience of Verification and Validation Methodology

  • Strong experience of marine control systems and/or complex distributed software intensive systems (e.g. Shared Infrastructure)

  • Good working experiences in more than one phase of the Engineering Lifecycle, with a good understanding of adjacent phases and through life engineering issues



  • Chartered Engineer (or working towards)

  • Experience of commercial contractual negotiation

  • Knowledge of Lloyds regulations 


My client is offered a competitive salary with an exceptional benefits package, apply now to explore this opportunity

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