The Institute for Maritime Technology (IMT), a Division of the Research and Development Department located in Simon’s Town in the Western Cape, has this vacancy available.
Applications are invited from people who meet the qualification and experience requirements below.
Systems Engineer: Ultrasonic Broken Rail Detector
The role of the System Engineer is to provide expert systems and technology support to the Navy and other clients, and to execute and manage technically complex projects with multiple specialist and support personnel as team members.
Critical performance areas: • Manage and execute technically complex projects with multiple specialist and support personnel as team members • Be responsible for expert contribution to the development, integration, application and analysis of naval systems (in domain specific capability area) • Develop complex computer models in order to simulate and interpret results and to perform mathematical verification • Promote client interfaces in order to promote own technical area/expertise • Decide on technology implementation that will influence readiness in the medium term
• Provide hardware/software design tasks of a complex nature • Write technical reports specifying raw data as well as interpret results and make recommendations • Translate the client expectations into valid technical solutions • Develop solutions to complex engineering problems and document it in technical reports • Execute system tests (hardware/software) and document test results • Interpret complex measured results and propose actions and recommendations • Comprehend and apply
knowledge of the widely applied principles underpinning good engineering practice and specialist knowledge • Be responsible for making complex engineering decisions as part of engineering activities • Identify opportunities for IMT process improvement • Provide expert consultancy advice and influence internal and external stakeholders on engineering/scientific activities in own area of expertise • Communicate and network with client in support of IMT objectives and identify new business opportunities • Network within the industry and be aware of the latest available technology
in area of expertise.
Requirements: • BEng/BSc Eng (Electronics) • Master’s degree in Engineering will be a
recommendation • ECSA registration – desirable • 9-12 years’ experience • Extensive experience in Engineering • Experience in the military environment will be an advantage. (Ref. 9912423)
Please e-mail a detailed CV to InternalVacancies@armscor.co.za quoting the job title and reference number in the subject heading.
Short-listed candidates will be subjected to psychometric assessment. In line with Armscor’s commitment to compliance with the Employment Equity Act, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The closing date for applications is 17 November 2017.