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Systems Engineer - CAST

Requisition ID 133769BR Date updated 02/14/2019
Job Title: Systems Engineer (CAST)
Req ID: 133769BR
Location: Warminster


Summary of Role

Raytheon UK are seeking a Systems Engineer to join our Command and Staff Trainer (CAST) team. Using primarily the ABACUS computer simulation and Communication & Information Systems CIS you will support exercises by the British Army ranging from Battle Group to Corps level. The expanding nature of MOD training requires the evolution and integration of new and emerging systems to continuously enhance the training capability at CAST.

Main Duties

  • Configuration and/or integration of individual systems to match military training requirements
  • Conduct appropriate system training to ensure the military users are competent to conduct their exercises
  • Provide coverage, when required, to support CAST activities at relevant sites
  • Support the day to day and IT operations activities at the site
  • Carry out engineering, operational and administrative duties associated with CAST site
  • Support remotely networked CIS Exercises at the Catterick and Sennelager sites, whilst being based at Warminster
  • Support to the CAST activity at all sites, using primarily ABACUS/CIS/VBS3
  • Liaise with the military customer and build scenarios to fit their requirements
  • Establish consistent and measurable processes for the support & administration activity
  • Comply with configuration and control procedures
  • Attend further training when required
  • Comply with laid down company procedures
  • When required, be willing to work a shift pattern

Candidate Requirements

Essential

  • Current holder of or eligibility to obtain MoD SC level security clearance
  • Up-to date knowledge of battlefield terminology and doctrine
  • Good working knowledge of Windows OS, LAN Technology
  • Training experience
  • Full UK driving license
  • Good knowledge of IT systems and associated support
  • Good knowledge of VMware
  • Cisco routing, switching & VOIP experience
  • Presentation & Training skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Desirable

  • Knowledge of In-Theatre C2 Systems
  • Leadership of small teams
  • Windows Server administration
  • Fibre/Copper LAN installation & PC Repair
  • Experience with Windows Server 2012
  • Knowledge of DII, DIS & HLA
  • Experience with BOWMAN/Combat
  • Understanding of ISTAR Visualisation and its applications
  • Knowledge of VBS3 and associated terrain generation
  • Provision of Terrain Databases, Models and Scripting within a VBS environment


About Raytheon

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. We are a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and have developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, National & Cyber security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software solutions at its facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Gloucester, Manchester Waddington and Broughton.

Raytheon Company, with 2017 sales of $25 billion and 64,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5ITM products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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Standard Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + statutory holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
  • 6 times salary ‘Life Assurance’
  • Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme’s
  • Enhanced sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Shared Parental leave.
  • 37 hour working week with an early finish Friday. Flexible working arrangements may be considered depending on the role and subject to line manager approval.
  • Canteen facilities available at Harlow and Glenrothes sites with free snacks and drinks (hot and cold) available at others

Diversity

Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success. Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), D&I counsel and Reservist Network which all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate in.
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Business Unit Profile
Headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, IDS has 32 locations around the world. Its broad portfolio of weapons, sensors and integration systems supports its customer base across multiple mission areas, including air and missile defense systems; missile defense radars; early warning radars; naval ship operating systems; C5ITM products and services; and other advanced technologies. IDS provides affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
SC

Expertise
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
United Kingdom

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