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Electrical or Electronics Engineer – Defence

  • West Sussex
  • Up to £35000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • HP234

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a innovative and industry leading defence contractor providing bespoke solutions to land, sea and air. They are looking to expand their team with an Electrical or Electronics Engineer – Defence.

Key repsonsibilities of the Electrical or Electronics Engineer – Defence:

  • Work from initial customer specifications to generate internal design requirements.
  • Prove the viability of new concepts from first principles – including circuit modelling, calculations and lab prototype work.
  • Produce and maintain block diagrams, wiring, cabling and PCB schematics.
  • Work with customers to assist integration, commissioning and problem resolution activities.
  • Liaise with the production team to ensure that all data related to the electronic and electrical design of a system is available for procurement.

Key requirements for the Electrical or Electronics Engineer – Defence:

  • Hold a strong degree in a related discipline.
  • Have experience of combined electronic, electrical and software design.
  • Possess good all-round practical understanding of electrical and electronics systems.
  • Have a good level of understanding in the integration of electronics and software into complete systems, including mechanical interaction.

If you are interested in the above, please contact Harry Parsons on harry.parsons@holtexecutive.com

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Programme Manager – Aviation (PRO & IFE)

  • Surrey
  • Up to £70000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • DB3324

Holt Executive is working with a prominent aviation technology pioneer, providing market-leading products to some of the biggest names in commercial aviation. They are looking for an experienced Programme Manager to take a leading role in their PRO & IFE team, based at Heathrow Airport.

You will be responsible for planning and managing programs to meet service delivery commitments and the financial performance of contracts, as well as quality and cost-related goals. Acting as project team leader and technical expert, you’ll review customer technical requirements, identify tasks, assign and coordinate resources and create/track project schedules.

Key responsibilities for the Programme Manager – Aviation:

  • Programme Management:
    • Ensure that superb communications between our client and their customers are established and maintained including regular follow-up status reviews and correspondence.
    • Develop and maintain program plans that identify work scope, schedules, milestones, and program team members to ensure contracted programs are planned and executed while exceeding customer expectations.
    • Conduct regular team meetings to ensure that action item logs are kept and integrated schedules are managed, visible and followed.
  • Operations Management:
    • Review and assist in the development of maintenance processes and practices in accordance with the relevant NAA written policies and procedures of the Customer and PAC to ensure effective financial and business operations.
    • Coordinate with different departments to ensure business goals are achieved.
  • Service Program Lead:
    • Lead work teams to ensure program financial and operational health of complex customer programs.
    • Develop performance requirements for the optimal long-term success of customer programs and to enhance company reputation among customers and suppliers.

Key requirements for the Programme Manager – Aviation:

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years of work experience in Aviation Maintenance and/or Program Management.
  • In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) experience is highly desired.
  • Valid A&P, EASA, CASA, GCAA or appropriate licensing specific to the region.
  • Possess expert-level technical knowledge and skills for the resolution of complex technical and business matters.
  • Excellent project management skills. Advanced user of Microsoft Project is highly desirable.
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Operational Quality Accreditation Lead (18 Month FTC) – SATCOM

  • London
  • £70000 - £75000 per annum + Annual Bonus
  • Permanent
  • TT209

Operational Quality Accreditation Lead (18 Month FTC) – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require an Operational Quality Accreditation Lead (18 Month FTC) – SATCOM to deploy the corporate Quality Management System (QMS) to discrete segments of the business (e.g. PMO, and Network Operations) with the objective of gaining performance improvement and AS9100 accreditation.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on site (London) one day per week, along with a competitive salary.

Key Responsibilities for the Operational Quality Accreditation Lead (18 Month FTC) – SATCOM:

  • Help lead and improve the QMS deployment model
  • Design & improve the specific artefacts and materials required to meet the requirements of AS9100
  • Lead AS9100 auditing in their specific business segment and be an available auditing resource to support other AS9100 deployments
  • Be one of the subject matter technical experts for AS9100
  • Ensure on-going sustainability of the accreditation

Essential Knowledge and Skills for the Operational Quality Accreditation Lead (18 Month FTC) – SATCOM:

  • Lead Auditor certified for: Quality (AS9100)
  • Practical / hands-on experience in deploying Quality Management Systems to meet the requirements of AS9100
  • Experience in facilitating workshops and working as a coach to aide in the development & improvement of the quality system
  • Familiar with e-management systems e.g. Q-Pulse (ideally a super user)
  • Ability to deliver quick and robust solutions, by clearly identifying the root cause of problems

Additional Information:

You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

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Systems Engineer – SATCOM

  • London
  • £45000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus
  • Permanent
  • TT194

Systems Engineer – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Systems Engineer – SATCOM within their centralised Technology Office, which focuses on innovative technology development and engineering to ensure their products and services are constantly pushing the boundaries of satellite communications. The team is responsible for delivering development programmes, including satellites and launchers, ground infrastructure (ground stations, networks, user terminals and access technology), regulatory, market access and product and service development.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on site (London) one day per week, along with a competitive salary.

Primary Responsibilities for the Systems Engineer – SATCOM:

  • Support review of type approval test results (including alpha test, physical layer and protocol test report)
  • Support the development of test requirements, support test tools development and participate in verification/approval testing to ensure compliance to System Requirements
  • Support the development of test plan and carry out testing on the BGAN network as well as on various test platforms in preparation to the introduction of new BGAN services.
  • Develop expertise in physical layer design and protocol layers of the BGAN system design
  • Participate and support the Systems Architecture & Design team in the ongoing maintenance process for the BGAN System Definition Manual (SDM)

Essential Knowledge and Skills for the Systems Engineer – SATCOM:

  • Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering or equivalent.
  • Good knowledge in data communication protocols.
  • Good knowledge in mobile communication (UMTS, LTE, 5G).
  • Good knowledge of modulation (O-QPSK, QAM) and coding (turbo codes).
  • Good knowledge of software development and engineering techniques
  • Good knowledge and experience of software programming and use of simulation tools (e.g. MatLab) for system development and analysis.

Additional Information:

You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

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Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM

  • London
  • £9999 - £999999 per annum
  • Permanent
  • TT211

Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a market leader across the Satellite Communications industry who are at the forefront of innovation throughout the space sector. To their world-wide partners, they offer unrivalled expertise to design, develop and operate state-of-the-art solutions and systems, covering the entire spectrum on the most exciting global projects in Satellite Communications. Innovation and ingenuity are the leading principles in everything that they do.

They require a versatile Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM to establish the requirements, design, capacity, performance, verification and operation of satellite communications networks for both commercial and defence customers. Their teams are expanding, and they are seeking a Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM to provide technical and commercial expertise on exciting projects.

The offering includes a competitive salary based on experience, and home-based/remote working with limited on-site work in line with project requirements.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM:

  • Carry out modelling and establish and validate requirements for satellites networks
  • End-to-end communications design and development incorporating RF systems, IP networks, OSS/BSS technology and development
  • Requirements analysis and assessment of supplier solutions
  • Communications system test strategy development and VV&T plan documentation and test execution in either ground or in-orbit test environments
  • Ground segment engineering/terminal design and development
  • Communications payload engineering design and test

Skills Required for the Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM:

  • Good customer-facing and communication skills with ability to produce and present clear, concise and unambiguous presentations
  • Strong analytical skills, the ability to identify key issues and to solve day-to-day challenges
  • Proven ability to develop innovative solutions to defined problems

Essential Experience for the Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM:

  • Graduate with Honours or Masters degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Space System Engineering, Electronics, Communications)
  • Experience in Satellite Communications systems engineering, with a knowledge of system design, ground segment design, satellite operations and payload engineering
  • Experience in IP networking, protocols and security of data
  • Thorough understanding of communications systems and associated engineering concepts
  • Experience in developing requirements systems design documentation, test plans and procedures and operational procedures
  • Knowledge of software development environments, languages and methodologies

Salary and Benefits for the Senior Systems Engineer – SATCOM:

  • Competitive salary package dependent on skills/experience plus a growing list of Company benefits
  • Home-based/remote working with limited on-site work in line with project requirements
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Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer – Aviation Technology

  • West Sussex
  • £9999 - £999999 per annum
  • Permanent
  • TT227

Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer – Aviation Technology

Holt Executive are working with a leading technology innovator servicing the global aviation industry, offering cutting edge products to some of the biggest names in commercial aviation.

They are recruiting an experienced Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer to join their team in Crawley, West Sussex, to monitor, measure and improve the quality of parts and products produced by external suppliers.

The role requires a close working relationship with the Sourcing and Engineering teams as well as external suppliers to ensure that designs and requirements are clearly defined, specifications and standards are adhered to, and first articles and follow on deliveries meet quality and technical requirements.

Day to day responsibilities for the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer – Aviation Technology:

  • Support the evaluation of new suppliers and their quality management systems
  • Audit existing supplier processes and quality management systems
  • Establish regular communication with suppliers
  • Visit supplier premises to support product buy-offs or quality investigations
  • Support, monitor and audit new and existing suppliers and first articles to ensure compliance to appropriate standards and requirements
  • Capture and analyse all defects, rework and rejects relating to supplied parts
  • Investigate supplier issues following an 8D root causes corrective action process
  • Verifying implementation and effectiveness of supplier correction actions
  • Provide support to external audit bodies (such as ISO 9001:2015)
  • Ensure adherence to internal process, as well as update and improve those processes.

Knowledge and Skills required by the Supplier Quality Assurance Engineer – Aviation Technology:

  • Working knowledge of the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard
  • Strong problem-solving skills and use of Quality tools and methods such as 8D, Ishikawa, 5-Why, SPC, Pareto, etc.
  • Qualifications & experience in manufacturing, production, quality or engineering disciplines
  • Experience in supplier quality assurance processes and in dealing with suppliers is preferable
  • Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings
  • Able to work away from home to support short duration trips (1 – 5 days typically)
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Software Developer – SATCOM

  • London
  • £60000 - £69000 per annum + Annual Bonus
  • Permanent
  • TT171

Software Developer – SATCOM

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a Global Satellite Connectivity Organisation, a market leader in providing voice and high-speed data communications to a number of critical industries. With massive recent investment in their latest network infrastructure, they are at the forefront of space and satellite innovation.

They require a Software Developer – SATCOM to develop and maintain the software systems and applications that support the evolution of their network, ensuring it remains world-class in support of existing and future services. You will be working as part of a small team of developers within the centralised business function that manages the services that keeps their business running and delivering to their global customer base.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on site (London) one day per week, along with a competitive salary.

Key Responsibilities for the Software Developer – SATCOM:

  • To undertake software development and support of applications
  • Working with system and application users to understand new requirements, develop and test new features
  • To organise and present design and code reviews
  • Working alongside engineers from the Development & Engineering divisions to understand the design and architecture of new services to be launched and ensuring there are appropriate interfaces to allow the collection of appropriate monitoring and service information
  • Interact with Operations, Product Management and Customer Support teams to answer customer questions and help resolve customer network issues, identify and resolve software bugs

Essential Knowledge and Skills for the Software Developer – SATCOM:

  • BSc in either Computer Science or a technical/engineering discipline
  • Hands-on Java development working in a real-time operational environment
  • Experience in Javascript/Nodejs development.
  • Experience of Windows and Linux operating systems
  • Familiarity with Web/REST API programming
  • Experience in web development frameworks, such as ReactJS and Angular
  • Experience with event streaming platforms, such as Kafka

Additional Information:

You must be eligible to work in this location advertised.

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Senior Test Engineer

  • West Sussex
  • £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • HP178

Holt Executive is supporting a technology innovator supplier, delivering mission-critical technology and systems to customers on the land, sea, and air. They are currently recruiting for a Senior Test Engineer to join their fast-paced, innovative business in Horsham, West Sussex.

Key Responsibilities of the Senior Test Engineer:

  • Acceptance tests using test equipment such as power supplies, digital multi-meters and oscilloscopes.
  • Fault-finding electromechanical equipment and creating test procedures and documents.
  • Understanding technical drawings of both wiring, PCB schematics and mechanical drawings.
  • Ensure documentation is kept accurate and up to date in accordance with ISO 9001 standards.

Professional Experience & Qualifications for the Senior Test Engineer role:

  • HNC or equivalent in Electronics Engineering.
  • Essential knowledge of manual testing electrical and electromechanical systems.
  • Competent at writing test plans and acceptance tests for new product launches.
  • Able to support production and quality when required.
  • Ability to attain Security Clearance (SC).
  • Automated software and PLC programming experience would be advantageous.

If this role interests you, please click Apply Now or contact Harry Parsons at harry.parsons@holtexecutive.com

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Production Quality Engineer

  • West Sussex
  • £40000 - £45000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • HP163

Holt Executive are working with a highly-regarded design and manufacturing specialist operating across the UK and serving a number of critical industries including defence and security. They are recruiting a Production Quality Engineer to join their growing team in West Sussex.

This position is to identify opportunities for improvement with corrective actions and make sure all products meet requirements on time. It is also an opportunity to further showcase the Company compliance to the legislation, customer and business requirements and continue this forward with regular adaptation for improvement.

Key responsibilities for the Production Quality Engineer:

  • Identifying root cause, correcting, and eliminating reoccurring problems;
  • Ensuring root cause analysis and corrective actions are completed in a timely manner;
  • Collating and reporting defective and non-conformance issues;
  • Efficient reply to customer Corrective Action Report requests.

Identifying and mitigating risks within the design, development, and production processes

Key requirements for this Production Quality Engineer role:

  • An HNC in an engineering related discipline is desirable;
  • Proficient in the integration of electronics and software into complex systems, including mechanical integration;
  • Previous experience of fault-finding on electro-mechanical equipment (preferably small batch distribution);
  • Ability to read Defence Standard drawings (preferential);
  • Essential – 8D problem solving methodology and report writing for internal and external customers;
  • Understanding of QMS requirements of ISO 9001 (or AS9100);
  • Ability to obtain UK Security Clearance.

To apply for the Production Quality Engineer role:

Please contact

Harry Parsons – 07739277675 or harry.parsons@holtexecutive.com

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Senior Electrical / Systems Engineer – Defence

  • West Sussex
  • £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • HP196

Holt Executive are working with a highly regarded design and manufacturing specialist operating across the UK and serving several critical industries including defence and security. They are recruiting a Senior Electrical / Systems Engineer to join their growing team in West Sussex.

This position is to lead the design and development of electrical and electronic systems, hardware, and embedded software. The role will provide the bridge between the engineering project team, project management and production departments.

Key responsibilities for the Senior Electrical / Systems Engineer:

  • Taking technical leadership of multi-discipline engineering design projects and provide guidance to other engineers during development project phases.
  • Taking the lead in defining the overall electronics architecture of the system identifying key sub assembly development and technical challenges, maximising the re-use of existing equipment/capabilities.
  • Design and develop electrical and electronic systems for compliance with customer specifications.
  • Produce, maintain, and critique block diagrams, technical reports, wiring, cabling and PCB schematics.
  • Working closely with the Project Management, Technical Authority and Quality function to identify risks, issues, solutions, and opportunities.

Key requirements for this Senior Electrical / Systems Engineer role:

  • Strong degree in related discipline is essential.
  • Proven experience of leading technical project teams.
  • Experience of combined electronic, electrical and software design.
  • Understanding of the integration of electronics and software into complete systems, including mechanical interaction.
  • Embedded software design experience using ARM and the Keil environment (desirable)
  • Experience of system mathematical modelling and simulation is advantageous.

To apply for the Senior Electrical / Systems Engineer role:

Please contact

Harry Parsons – 07739277675 or harry.parsons@holtexecutive.com

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