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Engineer – Verification & Test

  • East Anglia, Essex, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32619

Holt Executive is supporting a global leader that designs and manufactures high-performance imaging sensors, and electronics and develops groundbreaking technology for space exploration.

Our client is seeking an Engineer – Verification & Test to play a vital role in ensuring the quality and performance of their space and science imaging devices.  

The successful Engineer – Verification & Test will be responsible for quality, developing and implementing test plans for cutting-edge imaging devices.  You’ll play a vital role in the entire verification and testing process, from defining test procedures to working with manufacturing teams to ensure smooth production.

Key Responsibilities for the Engineer – Verification & Test:

  • On-time delivery and management of allocated work packages/tasks to the required standard.
  • Writing project documentation including test plans, procedures and test reports. Training Operations staff where necessary.
  • Commissioning test equipment following internal and customer specifications, including some scripting and coding for ATE.
  • Performing technical investigations where necessary into failure modes and anomalous results.
  • Supporting internal and customer meetings by presenting technical information and carrying out relevant actions.
  • Supporting teams outside of the Product Verification Team, including Operations and Process Engineering.
  • Actively participating in ensuring that quality assurance practices are adhered to and maintained throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Supporting, helping to identify, and carrying out process improvement activities for both project-specific and more general processes.

Key Skills & Experience for the Engineer – Verification & Test:

  • A physics or engineering-related degree.
  • Understanding of semiconductor device physics.
  • Understanding of test development, commissioning and fault finding.
  • Experience using Labview or MATLAB in an industrial or lab-based environment.
  • Demonstrated time management skills.

If your skills and experience match this Engineer – Verification & Test opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

 

 

 

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Lead Engineer – Design and Verification

  • East Anglia, Essex, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32618

Holt Executive is supporting a global leader that designs and manufactures high-performance imaging sensors, and electronics and develops groundbreaking technology for space exploration.

Due to continued growth, our client is seeking a Lead Engineer – Design and Verification to join their growing team. You’ll oversee the entire project lifecycle ensuring the design, development, and verification of their products.

If you’re passionate about space exploration and cutting-edge technology, this is the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities for the Lead Engineer – Design and Verification:

  • Spearhead the project’s technical direction and guide the engineering.
  • Develop the Engineering Management Plan.
  • Ensure effective engineering governance through the project lifecycle.
  • Proactively manage technical risks and opportunities, implementing mitigation strategies and capturing activities.
  • Collaborate with the bid team to deliver winning proposals with strong technical foundations.
  • Maintain strict control of the product’s technical aspects throughout the project.

Key Skills and Experience Required by the Lead Engineer – Design and Verification:

  • Broad knowledge across multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Ability to manage customer expectations and avoid unwanted scope creep.
  • Good technical presentation and document writing skills.

If your skills and experience match this Lead Engineer – Design and Verification opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

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Field Service Engineer – Telecommunication/SATCOM

  • Hamburg, Germany
  • €60000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-32617

Holt Executive exclusively supports a global provider of lifesaving/innovative connectivity solutions that connect people and assets around the globe, including in remote and challenging environments.

Our partner is seeking a Field Service Engineer – Telecommunication/SATCOM to oversee the installation, servicing and maintenance of equipment and solutions.

Key Responsibilities for the Field Service Engineer – Telecommunication/SATCOM:

  • Responsible for the installation, services, and maintenance of all Connectivity/Satellite Systems and IT network infrastructure (hardware & software). 
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all assigned installations, services, and maintenance activities. 
  • Collaborate with customers to guarantee successful project implementation.
  • Works with internal departments to resolve technical and operational challenges and communicate closely with Support and Project Managers. 

Key Skills & Experience Required by the Field Service Engineer – Telecommunication/SATCOM:

  • Education in IT & Telecommunications (bachelor’s degree or similar) IT Knowledge is essential.
  • Minimum understanding of computer server configuration, network infrastructure, and administration.
  • Experience in the marine electronics environment on yachts, commercial or military vessels, or any offshore installation is an advantage.
  • Preferably experience serving multi-national customers.
  • Fluent in English and preferably other international languages.
  • Preferably work and live in Hamburg or the surrounding area.

If your skills and experience match this Field Service Engineer – Telecommunication/SATCOM opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your resume to info@holtexecutive.com

 

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Satellite System Architect

  • Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
  • CAD135000 - CAD145000 per annum, Benefits: Plus 13% bonus.
  • Permanent
  • V-32582

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a leading Global Satellite and Space leader that provides reliable and secure satellite-delivered voice and high-speed data communications solutions to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers worldwide. Their Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network is revolutionizing global broadband connectivity.

They require a Satellite System Architect to play a crucial role in developing a revolutionary end-to-end satellite communication system. You’ll collaborate with experts across disciplines to design and define their system’s architecture, ensuring it meets project goals and delivers exceptional service to their customers.

This opportunity requires the successful Satellite System Architect to be on-site for 3 specific days per week (Tuesday-Thursday).

Key Responsibilities for the Satellite System Architect:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system architecture, system requirements, and network element specifications.
  • Craft key aspects of the system, including communication protocols, resource allocation mechanisms, network entry mechanisms, management systems, and more.
  • Lead and guide junior engineers, fostering their growth and expertise.
  • Document the system architecture comprehensively for optimal performance and reliability.
  • Collaborate with the System Integration and Test team for seamless integration of all system elements.
  • Identify and manage technical risks related to the system design and develop mitigation strategies to stay ahead of industry trends.
  • Contribute innovative ideas and collaborate with external partners for project success.

Key Education & Experience for the Satellite System Architect:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in satellite system architecture and design, proven years of experience in similar roles.
  • Strong knowledge of satellite communication protocols, orbital mechanics, and space systems.
  • Experience with software-defined satellite communication payloads.
  • Familiarity with regulatory bodies and space industry standards.

The successful candidate must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP).

If your skills and experience match this Satellite System Architect opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com

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Satellite System Architect

  • Ontario, Ottawa, Canada
  • CAD135000 - CAD145000 per annum, Benefits: Plus 13% bonus.
  • Permanent
  • V-32582

Holt Executive are currently partnered with a leading Global Satellite and Space leader that provides reliable and secure satellite-delivered voice and high-speed data communications solutions to broadcast, telecommunications, corporate and government customers worldwide. Their Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network is revolutionizing global broadband connectivity.

They require a Satellite System Architect to play a crucial role in developing a revolutionary end-to-end satellite communication system. You’ll collaborate with experts across disciplines to design and define their system’s architecture, ensuring it meets project goals and delivers exceptional service to their customers.

This opportunity requires the successful Satellite System Architect to be on-site for 3 specific days per week (Tuesday-Thursday).

Key Responsibilities for the Satellite System Architect:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define system architecture, system requirements, and network element specifications.
  • Craft key aspects of the system, including communication protocols, resource allocation mechanisms, network entry mechanisms, management systems, and more.
  • Lead and guide junior engineers, fostering their growth and expertise.
  • Document the system architecture comprehensively for optimal performance and reliability.
  • Collaborate with the System Integration and Test team for seamless integration of all system elements.
  • Identify and manage technical risks related to the system design and develop mitigation strategies to stay ahead of industry trends.
  • Contribute innovative ideas and collaborate with external partners for project success.

Key Education & Experience for the Satellite System Architect:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in satellite system architecture and design, proven years of experience in similar roles.
  • Strong knowledge of satellite communication protocols, orbital mechanics, and space systems.
  • Experience with software-defined satellite communication payloads.
  • Familiarity with regulatory bodies and space industry standards.

The successful candidate must be able to work in Canada and obtain clearance under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP).

If your skills and experience match this Satellite System Architect opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com

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Field Telecom Technician II

  • Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  • $120000 per annum, Benefits: Plus Commissions & Bonus
  • Permanent
  • V-32602

Holt Executive are partnered with a global satellite communications and IT systems provider that bridges the gap to ensure communications are dependable and secure allowing organisations to focus on what is important without worrying about poor connections.

Our partner is seeking a highly experienced Field Telecom Technician II to join their growing team in Perth, Australia. This role requires extensive travel, including land, offshore and international locations. 

The Field Telecom Technician II will be responsible for overseeing equipment installation, maintenance, and updates for remote communications systems for the needs of their customers in the Energy, Mining, and Maritime industries.

Key Responsibilities for the Field Telecom Technician II:

  • Install, troubleshoot, and assemble fixed/stabilized GEO/LEO/MEO VSAT systems, L-band systems, LTE systems, and IT/network equipment.
  • Conduct testing and equipment assembly in the workshop as required.
  • Configure, install, and troubleshoot various equipment, including routers, switches, access points, phones, VSAT antennas, modems, and cabling.
  • Use of various testing equipment (spectrum analyzers, DVMs, cable testers, etc).
  • Perform day-to-day preventative maintenance and repair of VSAT hardware.
  • Collaborate with clients and service providers to resolve complex network-related issues.
  • Ability to train and mentor junior technicians on deployed hardware and technology and assist remotely when necessary.
  • Interpret engineering drawings for installation, troubleshooting, and repair.
  • Partner with engineering and product development teams to review and test new VSAT technology.
  • Provide remote customer support.
  • Prepare and dispatch equipment and hardware to installation sites.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive installation documentation.
  • Conduct safety meetings, risk assessments, and incident reporting/investigations.

Key Skills & Experience Required for the Field Telecom Technician II:

  • Associate degree in IT, Telecommunications, Communications, or 3+ years of relevant work experience. Commensurate military experience may be acceptable.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in the Onshore/Offshore remote communications industry is preferred.
    • Commensurate military qualification with satellite or radio communication equipment.
    • Qualified Electrical/ Instrumentation experience.
  • Preferred proven and demonstrable experience with satellite communications fundamentals, VSAT, antenna RF systems/sub-systems, cable installation and termination.
  • Proficient with iDirect, Newtec and Comtech Satellite Modems, L Band antennas, Stabilized antenna, Cisco routers, switches, and wireless Access Points.
  • Experience preferred with RF Spectrum Analyzers and RF theory.
  • Familiarisation with IP routing, switching, security and VOIP.
  • Onshore and offshore cable installation
  • Ability to offer creative solutions and resourceful critical thinking skills is necessary.
  • In addition to independent qualities, the ability to work well as part of regional/global and virtual teams across multiple geographies/vertical markets.
  • Knowledge of Electrical safety/Awareness of Electrical isolation
  • Knowledge of offshore safety procedures, which may include but are not limited to Permit to Work, Stop the Job, Lone Man Working, and Electrical Isolation.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

If your skills and experience match this Field Telecom Technician II opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

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Logistics Coordinator

  • Houston, United States
  • $50000 - $60000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-32597

Do you thrive in the dynamic world of logistics, where meticulous planning meets cost-effectiveness and customer satisfaction? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

Holt Executive are supporting a global provider of lifesaving/innovative connectivity solutions that connect people and assets around the globe, including in remote and challenging environments.

Our partner is seeking a Logistics Coordinator to play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth flow of goods across the globe.

The successful Logistics Coordinator will champion efficient operations, accurate systems, and happy customers, all while navigating legal restrictions and adhering to terms and conditions.

Key Responsibilities for the Logistics Coordinator:

  • Process requests from internal and external customers with precision.
  • Efficiently handle applications, updates, and systems to keep things moving.
  • Guide customers through equipment returns with RMA documents and pro forma invoices.
  • Resolve queries promptly and effectively, exceeding expectations.
  • Seamlessly coordinate equipment transport with external partners.
  • Support the Warehouse Manager whenever needed, ensuring smooth operations, and assisting with other logistics tasks as needed.
  • Track, manage, and control all shipments running.
  • Utilize multiple portals and web applications to perform tasks, provide information and participate in the development of introduced improvements.
  • Contribute actively to various projects, including writing clear and concise procedures for administrative tasks.
  • Execute logistics orders and rush orders efficiently and accurately, meeting both standard and rush delivery requirements.

Key Skills & Experience for the Logistics Coordinator:

  • Knowledge and experience with international shipping including customs handling.
  • Excellent knowledge in logistics handling, 3 to 5 years experience
  • Fluent in English and preferably other international languages (Portuguese or Spanish).
  • Exceptional organisational and coordinating skills.
  • Experience serving multi-national employers and customers.
  • Competent and confident user of appropriate systems of work
  • Resilient and able to work to tight timescales and business-critical constraints.
  • Able to comply with company security and safety procedures and regulations.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and ERP systems like Dynamics AX.

 
If your skills and experience match this Logistics Coordinator opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

 

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Senior Systems Engineer

  • South East, West Sussex, UK
  • £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Friday lunchtime finish, Hybrid/flexible working, 28 days annual leave & more!
  • Permanent
  • V-32616

Do you thrive on complex challenges and bringing innovative ideas to life?

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading manufacturing business that develop a wide range of products, from cutting-edge prototypes pushing technological boundaries to proven, reliable electro-optical surveillance systems.

Our partner is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to work within multi-disciplinary teams to ensure the mechanical, electrical, and software design aspects of a project function seamlessly and the system meets the customer needs.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Systems Engineer:

  • Requirements Capture and management.
  • Functional and Physical Systems Architecture Design and Definition.
  • System Modelling.
  • Development of Engineering Management Plans (Safety Management, Test Integration & Acceptance, Technical Risk Management).
  • Gathering of verification evidence for System Requirements.
  • Creation of Procurement Specifications for sub-systems and components.
  • Writing test specifications.
  • Conducting Design reviews.
  • Environmental Qualification Plans (EMC, Temperature, Shock & Vibration).

Key Skills & Experience Required for the Senior Systems Engineer:

Essential –

  • A degree in Engineering or physical sciences.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ systems engineering experience in a defence engineering (or similar) company.
  • Proficient in the use of requirements management tools (DOORS, Visure or R4J).
  • Work package management in JIRA.
  • Proficient in Report Writing.

 Desirable –

  • Technical Leadership of project teams with a significant level of responsibility for managing project risks and for delivering on time and on budget.
  • Experience in working closely with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams on projects with a high level of complexity.
  • Safety Management (MIL-STD 882E, DEF-STAN 00-56, ISO 12100:2010).
  • Statutory Compliance (CE Marking).
  • Camera Sensor Technology (InfraRed and visible spectrum, DRI performance).
  • Fault-Tree and Failure Mode Analysis.

Company Benefits:

  • 37.5 hour working week and lunchtime finishes on a Friday.
  • Hybrid / flexible working arrangements.
  • 28 days annual leave and Christmas closure.
  • Employee Help@Hand Service gives you and your family access to 4 key services including remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service, and physiotherapy consultations.
  • Life Assurance Policy, including Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline.
  • Company Share Incentive Plan and Save as You Earn Scheme.
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to the Aviva Wellbeing App and the addition of mental health support for all employees plus regular activities across our sites to support and promote well-being.
  • Employee discounts scheme (including access to an additional wellbeing hub).
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.

If your skills and experience match this Senior Systems Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

 

 

   

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Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer

  • South East, Oxfordshire, Oxford, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32600

Holt Executive is partnered with a global leader in Space and Satellite sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

Our partner is seeking a talented real-time embedded software engineer to join their team as a Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer.

The Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer will play a critical role in verifying and validating the real-time software for revolutionary orbital debris missions. This is your chance to be at the forefront of space exploration and contribute to a cleaner, safer future for our planet.

Key Responsibilities for the Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer:

  • Conduct rigorous flight software verification, validation, and integration to ensure flawless performance.
  • Develop, maintain, and implement comprehensive plans for thorough flight software testing.
  • Set up and manage diverse testing platforms to rigorously evaluate software functionality.
  • Support all testing phases, including non-functional and automated regression testing, to identify and address potential issues.
  • Find and implement the best test equipment and techniques to maximize flight software testing effectiveness.
  • Co-ordinate with other teams at sub-system and system level to identify test and integration needs.
  • Actively participate in mission system test and simulation campaigns.
  • Facilitate knowledge transfer within the business, sharing your expertise and contributing to projects across the organization.

Key Skills & Experience required by the Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer:

  • Possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or a relevant engineering/science discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience in developing real-time embedded systems using C/C++.
  • Demonstrate 2-3 years of experience in verifying and validating real-time systems.
  • Have a proven record of creating test scripts and automated tests, with knowledge of scripting languages.
  • Possess solid understanding of software development methodologies and embedded software engineering.
  • Experience in implementing real-time systems and software.
  • Have experience in effectively executing test plans.
  • Experience with Python programming is advantageous.

 
Company Benefits:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Opportunity to work with a highly talented international team working on cutting edge technology
  • Flexible working around core hours
  • Hybrid working available (dependent on individual role requirements)
  • 9-day working fortnight
  • 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
  • Life insurance and long-term sick pay
  • Private healthcare (taxable benefit)

If your skills and experience match this Flight Software Verification & Validation Engineer opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 

 

 

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Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer

  • South East, Oxfordshire, Oxford, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32323-10

Holt Executive are partnered with a global leader in Space and Satellite sustainability, a dynamic and rapidly growing technology innovator who are making hugely positive contributions to the growing problem of orbital space debris.

They require a Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability to develop spacecraft mission and system design, taking the lead on certain aspects of project work which involves developing scalable solutions across the spectrum of satellite in-orbit servicing, space situational awareness, end of life and active debris removal.

The company offer Hybrid working with a requirement to be on site (Oxford) two days per week, along with a competitive salary and benefits.

Responsibilities for the Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability:
• Development of spacecraft mission and system design including requirements derivation and CONOPS definition.
• Performing mission analysis and modelling of spacecraft missions.
• Production of mission-level test and verification plans.
• Performing feasibility studies into different scenarios and architectures.
• Assisting with bid work, providing technical solutions and documentation.
• Maintaining configuration control of systems work and documentation.
• Working with and guiding a multi-disciplined team in the delivery of projects.
• Assist with writing bids, developing and analysing designs during early phases and then continuing that support into the testing phase with AIT.
• Once a mission is launched, assistance with in-orbit commissioning of satellites support for the spacecraft operations team.

Required Experience and Qualifications for the Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability:
• Diploma; bachelor or master’s degree in systems engineering, electrical engineering or another relevant discipline.
• At least 10+ years of commercial experience in a Systems Engineering role for satellite platform architecture.
• Knowledge of the systems and project engineering lifecycle from requirements definition through to verification.
• Experience in mission and systems architecture definition, especially understanding of both space and ground segment interaction.
• Good knowledge of a range of subsystems & engineering teams including: GNC (AOCS, ADCS), astrodynamics, C&DH / OBDH, EPS, RCS (propulsion), COM (communications), software, ground segment & operations.
• Experience in the development of systems engineering documentation working with a Project Manager as needed: requirements, CONOPS, review gate materials, test and verification plans / procedures, DDVP, ICDs, equipment lists, FMECA & FTAs
• Awareness of the AIT process: manufacture, assembly, functional and environmental testing.
• Knowledge of commonly used engineering and modelling packages (e.g. ModelSim, Matlab, STK) and/or coding and scripting languages (e.g. Python)

Benefits
• Competitive base salary
• Opportunity to work with a highly talented, diverse & dynamic international team with cutting edge technology
• Flexible working around core hours
• Hybrid working
• 25 days holiday (increasing yearly up to a maximum of 28 days) + 8 days Bank Holiday
• Life insurance and long-term sick pay
• Private healthcare (taxable benefit)

If your skills and experience match this Senior Spacecraft Systems Engineer – Space Sustainability opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to info@holtexecutive.com 
 

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