Role Overview

We're looking for an experienced Hardware Engineer to provide functional leadership and management for the Defence Team of hardware engineers, providing cross-programme resource planning and forecasting, team coaching, mentoring and training the team to perform at their best. 

In addition, this role is to provide Programme technical leadership for electrical and mechanical development work, ensuring all the hardware development is completed on time, within budget and to the specified performance and quality standards and provide surge capability for hardware technical development on programmes if/when required.

You'll drive Programme Hardware Development to complete their project deliverables on time, on quality and on budget. Planning and estimating hardware engineering activities on bids and projects. 

Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder.

Skills & Experience
- Experience of designing and building of electrical panels to house COTS (platform management systems) components, Integration verification and qualification of complex electronic safety related systems and equipment.
- Familiar with requirements specification techniques and hardware system engineering processes and toolsets, including design and FEA modelling techniques
- Technical knowledge of marine vessel operation and systems design and development to meet operational, reliability, support and maintenance requirements through life., using electronic control and instrumentation systems development knowledge  including EMC design and test.
- Technical knowledge of Safety critical systems engineering processes for marine systems or similar regulated industry
- Experience of being Team Leader, confident people manager with a passion developing individuals
- Strong technical decision maker 
Have Marine vessel operation and systems knowledge with experience in engineering management, people management and leading large technical teams through Full project lifecycle experience in a matrix management environment.
Be experienced with customer interaction and management at a senior level 
All of our roles require successful candidates to undergo and maintain a Baseline Personnel Security Standard and/or United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) to obtain a Security Check (SC) without restrictions. Please note that in the event that the required clearance cannot be obtained you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.
About Us
With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established ourself as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.