Location: Flexible Contract type: Staff Position Benefits: Flexible Working Salary: Competitive depending on experience Benefits: Flexible Working, Training and Development, and Excellent Company Standards Benefit Package
Delkia is an expanding SME based in West Cumbria. We arecurrently seeking a Lead Modelling and Simulation Engineer [LME] to join our engineering team.
We are proud of our reputation for delivering safe, high quality projects, on time and on budget, across the Defence and Nuclear Sector, we serve as an intelligent multi-disciplinary Systems Integration (SI) Engineering and Technology organisation.
The LME will provide leadership in the use of modelling and simulation to explore the problem domain and to identify creative solutions to system control, image processing and recognition and navigation challenges. The LME will act as the company’s key technical interface for modelling and system design with the other engineering functions, reporting directly to the Systems Integration Manager (SIM).
Successful candidate will be meticulous, methodical and analytical. The LME will be the primary point of contact for the development strategy, leading and mentoring other engineers in model-based development. LME will be technically competent, predominantly in Systems Engineering, but also have a good engineering background/experience of other design considerations for adequate guidance and decision making. Previous experience in the nuclear sector is desirable, but not necessary.
The successful LME candidate will:
Be confident in their areas of expertise and lead and develop teams effectively.
Have the ability to be dynamic and be part of small but rapidly growing business.
Input strategic and operation technical information to aid the growth of the business.
Be self-starting and proactive to contribute to a highly effective management team.
Be able to think holistically and support other sectors such as nuclear.
Skills and Qualifications
Systems engineering skills:
Rigorous understand of requirements capture, management and processing.
Robust management of traceability, verification methodologies and compliance management and recording strategies.
Working knowledge of DOORS required
Sound underlying analytical and mathematical knowledge to be able to define the problem in order to conduct trade off studies, parameter sweeps and optimisation.
Generate robust reports using sound analytical methods to discuss the problem, the solution, trade-offs and recommendations going forward.
Model-based design skills
Strong MATLAB and Simulink skills for algorithm development and system design skills
Familiarity with classical control theory would be helpful but not necessary.
Practical working knowledge of automated code generation techniques, and design choices that affect code performance.
Good understanding of electro-optics and radiometry to conduct sensor trade-off studies and specify sensor systems.
Use of continuous integration and continuous delivery systems to enable regular deployment of models to hardware.
Correctness of design
Practical knowledge of test and verification methodologies including formal methods.
Use of simulation to capture scenarios to develop success criteria.
An knowledge of functional failure and hazard analysis is highly desirable
Failure analysis techniques such as FHA, FMEA
ISO IEC 15288 - Systems Engineering
DO-178C - Software Considerations in Airborne Systems and Safety Certification
DO-331 - Model-Based Development and Verification
ARP5745A - Guidelines for Development of civil aircraft and systems
IEC 61508 - Functional Safety of Electrical / Electronic / Programmable Electronic Safety-related systems
At least 10 years' experience in a modelling role
A master’s degree in systems engineering (or similar) would be preferable.
Chartered status through the IET / INCOSE
Outstanding communication skills with sound business-related knowledge
Ability to support colleagues at all levels effectively and professionally even when presented with extreme circumstances.
Excellent presentation skills
Candidates must be a British National and be able to meet security clearance. Additional Psychometric testing may also be carried out with full background checks.
Company Overview Delkia are based in West Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator (SI) SME specialising in systems engineering design, systems integration (inc. design and build) in the Defence and Nuclear sectors.
Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Contact Please send your CV / interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence. All successful candidates must be able to achieve baseline clearances and background checks.
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Delkia Limited Unit 2G Bridge End Ind. Estate Egremont Cumbria CA22 2RD
Tel: +44 (0) 1946 812288
Registered in England and Wales: 07339803
Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator (SI) operating throughout the UK for highly regulated sectors including nuclear, defence, petrochemical, oil and gas.
Our approach is to build long-lasting and trusting partnerships with our clients. This enables us to know their exact needs, add value and innovation, as well as provide the right services, at the right time.
Delkia was formed in 2013 through supporting the nuclear decommissioning sector in West Cumbria. Since this time Delkia had provided engineering services to blue-chip organisations, including local and national nuclear and defence companies as well as offshore organisations through its Digital Engineering, Specialist Systems Consultancy, Systems Integration, Control Panel Manufacturing and Software Development.
Using expert control systems engineers we have been able to support, both tactically and strategically, to our nuclear, defence, petrochemical, oil and gas clients. Leading to an award-winning innovative engineering automation and technology company.