Job Vacancies

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Job Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Innovation is crucial to engineer cutting-edge technology. At HENSOLDT, innovation emerges from the right people and the right mix of diverse individuals working collaboratively and inclusively according to their strengths, unleashing creativity and passion through their work.

  • Principal FPGA Design Engineer Engineering

    HENSOLDT UK is looking for a proactive Principal FPGA Engineer to join our growing team to play an active role in developing our exciting new generation of Radar Sensor products.  The successful candidate will work both individually and within small teams to conceive and deliver innovative solutions to challenging problems.

    The successful candidate will use Xilinx Vivado, ISE, VHDL, Modelsim tools to develop high-speed SoC FPGA designs operating over multiple clock domains with several high-speed board-to-board interfaces.

    The Principal FPGA Design Engineer tasks include:

    • Working with a broad range of functionality from Ethernet, DDR, Aurora, and DSP/Filters.
    • High-speed DSP to extract targets of interest from a complex background of radar returns, including functions to enhance the target detection and clutter rejection.
    • Development to bring up the FPGA/board and interfacing to peripherals.
    • Control of hardware to transmit and receive RF transmissions.
    • Decomposition of top-level system or product requirements into an implementable FPGA architecture.
    • Employing strong design lifecycle from initial concept, through requirements and design reviews onto implementation and testing leading to in-service use and support.
    • Be the technical lead for exciting projects.
    • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (such as Embedded Software Engineers, R&D, and Systems) to deliver successful product solutions.
    • Use high-quality test strategies to giving coverage for design proving, development regression testing, and system manufacture test.
    • Take part in design and code Peer Reviews.
    • Support teammates and give mentoring to junior members of the team.


    Required skills:

    • VHDL
    • High-speed timing closure
    • Problem-solving
    • 10 or more years’ experience working on FPGA designs
    • Proven track record of producing designs on time and within budget


    Desirable skills:
    Xilinx Vivado/ISE, tcl, Verilog. Experience with git, Bitbucket (or similar), CI, embedded software & Linux, bench test equipment experience.

  • Senior FPGA Design Engineers Engineering

    HENSOLDT UK is looking for a proactive Senior FPGA Engineer to join our growing team to play an active role in developing our exciting new generation of Radar Sensor products.  The successful candidate will work both individually and within small teams to conceive and deliver innovative solutions to challenging problems.

    The successful candidate will use Xilinx Vivado, ISE, VHDL, Modelsim tools to develop high-speed SoC FPGA designs operating over multiple clock domains with several high-speed board-to-board interfaces.

    The Senior FPGA Design Engineer tasks include:

    • Working with a broad range of functionality from Ethernet, DDR, Aurora, and DSP/Filters.
    • High-speed DSP to extract targets of interest from a complex background of radar returns, including functions to enhance the target detection and clutter rejection.
    • Development to bring up the FPGA/board and interfacing to peripherals.
    • Control of hardware to transmit and receive RF transmissions.
    • Decomposition of system or product requirements into an implementable FPGA architecture.
    • Employing strong design lifecycle from initial concept, through requirements and design reviews onto implementation and testing leading to in-service use and support.
    • Work closely with other engineering disciplines (such as Embedded Software Engineers, R&D, and Systems) to deliver successful product solutions.
    • Use high-quality test strategies to giving coverage for design proving, development regression testing, and system manufacture test.
    • Take part in design and code Peer Reviews.
    • Support teammates and give mentoring to junior members of the team.


    Required skills:

    • VHDL
    • High-speed timing closure
    • Problem-solving
    • 5 or more years’ experience working on FPGA designs
    • Proven track record of producing designs on time and within budget.


    Desirable skills:
    Xilinx Vivado/ISE, tcl, Verilog. Experience with git, Bitbucket (or similar), CI, embedded software & Linux, bench test equipment experience.

  • Principal Embedded Software Engineer Engineering

    The Principal Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for the decomposition of top-level system or product requirements into an implementable software architecture.

    The Principal Embedded Software Engineer is responsible for software developments from preliminary specification to verified design running on the target hardware.

    The Principal Embedded Software Engineer provides expert knowledge of software design, test and certification.  The Principal Embedded Software Engineer will also, in conjunction with the Software Engineering Manager, provide coaching, leadership and guidance to other Design Engineers. 

  • Principal Product Engineer Engineering

    You would be required to act as a Subject Matter Expert for electro-mechanical subsystems of Radar Sensors. Act as Design Authority for the electromechanical aspects of at least one Radar Sensor product.  To commission work packages for design activity on Radar Sensor products as required, to project manage small product development projects, such that they are delivered on time, on budget, and to specification.  To maintain and establish relationships with suitable suppliers.  To support the Chief Engineer and the Head of Engineering in continuous improvement of Engineering Processes.

  • Project / Programme Manager Programmes

    The Project Manager is required to control customer-funded development/ production projects within HENSOLDT UK. Activities will centre on a number of projects for which the Project Manager could be expected to assist with the bid, and then take responsibility for all aspects of the project from, contract receipt to final acceptance of the product by the customer. A close liaison with Sales, Contracts, Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Customer Services, Quality and Accounting departments within the Company will be required to fulfil this task.

  • Project Management Officer / Resource Planning Manager Programmes

    The Primary role of the Project Management Officer is to ensure that we have effective resource management systems in place.  The Project Management Officer will also be required to supports the head of programmes to ensure that project governance is efficient, effective, appropriate and followed.

    The specific activities for the Project Management Officer will be responsible for:

    • Design and Implement an effective labour resource management system aimed at providing management information on labour utilisation, resource conflict and capacity loading.
    • From Resource plan undertake first line conflict resolutions with the programme/project managers and the executing departments.
    • Thereafter, support the Business Lines in making informed decisions relating to resource planning, usage and conflict resolution.
    • Develop a suite of KPIs to provide management information on resource capacity and utilisation.
    • Deputise in areas of governance and control for the Head of Programmes
    • Any other tasks associated with this role

     

  • Senior Buyer Procurement

    The jobholder will be expected to strengthen the current skill base within Procurement to maximise on profit and cash flow by providing a lead role in the purchase of strategic commodities and facilities. Also, to provide advice and guidance to more junior members of staff in the department.

  • Commercial Manager Bid Support

    The role will require a broad range of interaction, with both internal (HENSOLDT UK and HENSOLDT Group) and external stakeholders, and will encompass the provision of guidance, assistance, technical (contractual & regulatory) and commercial inputs (including development of the pricing model), bids and negotiation support, in respect to all aspects of the operations of HENSOLDT UK.

    The post holder will be responsible for implementation of, and compliance with, relevant HENSOLDT group policies, in particular those relating to Risk Management procedures.

    The role of the Commercial function is to support the achievement of the bid’s financial/strategic objectives, to ensure compliance with ethical and contractual undertakings and to ensure the commercial integrity of commitments being made on behalf of the company.

    The Commercial Manager will need to be flexible enough to visit other sites, including other HENSOLDT sites, customers and suppliers, both in the UK and internationally if required.

  • Principal Systems Engineer Security Solutions

    The Security Solutions business produces integrated security solutions to Critical National infrastructure, Border Forces, and Militaries all around the world. Using a variety of in-house sensors, from the HENSOLDT group of companies, trusted partners, and externally sourced sensors and software modules, together with the in-house command and control system. The Principal Systems Engineer will be responsible for the integration of sensors and subsystems across the entire lifecycle, from bids to delivery.

    The Principal Systems Engineer will run the Systems Engineering department across multiple sites and will be a mentor to the other Systems Engineers reporting to them. As part of this, the Principal Systems Engineer will liaise with multiple departments and entities within the HENSOLDT group to define future developments and their interfaces, as well as being the face of HENSOLDT Engineering in front of customers.

    As part of a growing business, the role offers the unique opportunity to increase the team size and select additional team members in both the UK and Germany.

    Generation of technical bids, designing networked multi-sensor systems, defining hardware and software changes, and delivering a suite of equipment to be installed are all part of the Principal Systems Engineer’s responsibility. The Principal Systems Engineer will have the responsibility of ensuring the technical maturity of the design, which will include reviewing all information produced by the Systems Engineering team and providing guidance and checks to ensure the system operates and is compliant with internal or external customer requirements.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in handling complex engineering projects and running a team of systems engineers. They will be focused on delivering projects on time and to specification and have a track record of doing so.

  • Trials & Training Engineer Security Solutions

    A Trials Engineer is required within the Security Solutions business to assist with the development and delivery of company and customer-funded security projects based upon HENSOLDT UK and HENSOLDT radar and optronics technology. Activities will include Bid Support, Demonstration of the system to interested parties/customers in the UK and overseas, and system integration. Additional responsibilities will include Setting up customer equipment in the installation location and feeding back any issues noted during trials and customer demonstrations to the development team.

    Applicants are required to be flexible in their approach to work, as every project and support issue presents different challenges. Applicants must also possess an aptitude for problem-solving and have an eye for detail.

    The Trials Engineer is expected to show motivation and initiative in planning their own activities to achieve timely and effective results with little supervision.  As this is a customer-facing role, a confident manner and smart appearance are required, with the ability to communicate clearly within the company at all levels and with customers whose first language may not be English.

  • Senior Programme Manager SECURITY SOLUTIONS

    The Senior Programme Manager is required to take responsibility and ownership for successful project execution of customer-funded as well as PV development/ production projects within HENSOLDT Security Solutions.  Activities will centre on a number of projects in parallel for which the Project Manager could be expected to be responsible for the bid/scoping phase and then take responsibility for all aspects of the project from, Project Initiation to Final Acceptance and Project Closure.  A close liaison with Sales, Compliance, Contracts, Engineering, Systems Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Customer Services, Quality and Accounting departments within the HENSOLDT Group will be required to fulfil this task.