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     Date Submitted:17-01-2011
     Last Modified:20-01-2011 (01:16)
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     Current job:Systems Integration & Configuration Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Own country
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
     KeywordsSystems integration & configuration
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    Senior Systems Integration & Configuration Engineer - Consultant

    Security Status: Full SC MoD Clearance - Transferable

    Driving Licence: Full

    Education: HNC Electrical Engineering

     

    Experience Summary
    Extensively involved with the Aircraft/Avionics industry, dealing with all phases of the Life Cycle of Air, Land and Seaborne vehicles, Equipment, and Systems development. Testing, Qualification, Development, Production and Modification.

    Recent assignments have included the Development Change Management, definition and co-ordination of incremental build standards of the Nimrod MRA4 aircraft, ensuring traceability of Engineering Change Requirements to ensure rapid deployment & compatibility of Upgrades, and Systems Definition Co-ordinator for the Lancer Project .coordinating the Systems Integration (Vetronics) support to the LANCER Integrated Demonstrator, (ID) System Segment Specification.

     

    Positions fulfilled:

    Weapon System Configuration Change Management Engineer/Change Board Manager.

    Systems Definition Co-ordinator for the Lancer Project.

    Requirements Management Airborne Cryptographic Management Unit for Typhoon.

    Assistant Acceptance Manager for the Astute Class Submarine.

    Post Design Service Support Engineer, Tornado GR4A Infra-Red Reconnaissance System,

    Deputy Project Engineer for DERA, Avionics & EO Sensors Group.

    Executive Aircraft interiors Design and Qualification.

    Senior Designer Tornado F3 (ADV) Electrical Installations.

     

    In conducting the above the Principals of Systems Engineering are identical within the varying Projects and Platforms are applied by the use of similar Disciplines & Processes The transition from one to another is a relatively straightforward, with a large amount of commonality.

    WEAPON SYSTEMS INTEGRATION Oct 2000 – Nov 2010
    CHANGE MANAGEMENT & CONFIGURATION CONTROL
    Nimrod MRA4 Project BAE Systems Warton
    Management of Engineering Change Management & Configuration Control of the design/build configuration standards of the Development Nimrod MRA4 Aircraft and Support Facilities, from an overall Engineering viewpoint to ensure compatibility across the Weapons Platform.

    Review of Engineering Change Request and Modification proposals, and resolution of conflicting requirements.

    Management of the Development Configuration Change Board (CCB).

    Presenting the Engineering Changes for approval @ Tactical Trials Aircraft Review CCB.

    Interface to Project Safety Committee, Chief Engineer Mission/Avionic & Aircraft System IPTs Airworthiness & Customer representatives.

    SYSTEMS DEFINITION CO-ORDINATOR Mar 2000 – Sept 2000
    Lancer Project BAE Systems (ROF) Leicester
    Technical focus, for Systems Integration (Vetronics) support to the LANCER Integrated Demonstrator, (ID) System Segment Specification.

    Engineering Interface to UK & US based IPT's providing Systems Integration in the ID.

    Requirements Allocation of tasks to sub-system IPTs and Suppliers

    BUSINESS SYSTEMS CONSULTANT Jan 2000 – March 2000
    Freelance Engineers Ltd.
    Review and preparation of the Business Systems Infrastructure of the company in preparation for a planned expansion and submission for ISO approval.

    SYSTEMS INTEGRATION ENGINEER Aug 1999 - Dec 1999
    Cogent Defence (Nortel) (now EADS)
    Production of ICDs for the Eurofighter Avionics Crypto Management Unit and a Universal Time Co‑ordinated Clock unit, defining the signal and physical interfaces.

    Review the contract specification(s) for accuracy against the proposal and deliver Preliminary Equipment Specifications.

    Manage the Requirements Database for ACVMU and UTC

    ASTUTE PROJECT ASSISTANT ACCEPTANCE MANAGER Nov 1998 – July 1999
    GEC Marconi Astute Ltd
    Management of: Prime and Sub-contract Acceptance Tests and Trials.

    Development and management of the Requirements & Acceptance Database.

    SENIOR SYSTEMS INTEGRATION ENGINEER Sept 1994 - Nov 1998
    BAE Systems Warton
    Representing the company at Post Design Service meetings and reviews

    Preparation and Maintenance of Flight Clearance documents, Flight Crew Manuals; Ground Maintenance Manuals; and Avionics - Interface Control Documents.

    DEPUTY PROJECT ENGINEER (DERA Nightfox) June1994 - Sept 1994
    Defence Evaluation Research Agency Farnborough (MoD)
    Project planning and Configuration Control of: Systems Hardware (HWCI's), Software Loads (SWCI's) and A/C wiring installations for the Tornado GR4 FLIR.

    Specification preparation and assessment of bids for Equipment & Services Definition, Design & Build, manufacturing supervision and commissioning of an operationally representative Test Rig incorporating the Ground Replay/Exploitation Facility of the Inflight Infra-Red, video, audio and Databus recordings.

    Job History

     

    QUALITY MANAGEMENT ENGINEER Sept 1993 - May 1994,
    BAE Systems Warton Sept 1994 – April 1995
     

    SENIOR SYSTEMS & EQUIPMENT ENGINEER Jan 1991 - April 1994
    BAE Systems Warton
     

    SYSTEMS INTEGRATION ENGINEER Jan 1989 - June 1989
    BAE Systems Warton
     

    SENIOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER Feb1989 - May 1989
    ML Aviation Maidenhead
     

    SENIOR SYSTEMS / DESIGN ENGINEER Nov 1988 - Feb 1989
    Cranfield College of Aeronautics
     

    AVIONIC SYSTEMS ENGINEER June 1988 - Nov 1988
    Defence Research Agency - Thurleigh (MoD)
     

    SYSTEMS DESIGN ENGINEER June 1987 - May 1988
    Jet Aviation - Basel, Switzerland
     

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER Jan, Feb & May 1987
    Shorts Aerospace – Belfast
     

    AVIONICS QUALITY AUDIT ENGINEER March & April 1987
    Marshals Aerospace – Cambridge
     

    WIRING INTEGRATION ENGINEER Nov 1985 to Dec1986
    AirItalia - Naples Italy
     

    DESIGN SECTION LEADER - TORNADO F2. & F3 1983 to 1985
    BAE Systems Warton
     

    SENIOR DESIGNER - TORNADO GR1, F2 & F3 1975 to 1982
    BAE Systems Warton
     

    DESIGNER /DRAUGHTSMAN 1971 to 1974
    BAE Systems Warton
     

    ELECTRICAL APPRENTICE 1967 to 1971
    BAE Systems Warton
    Additional Information.
    Major Standards Applied
    FAR / JAR 25, AVP 970. BS, DOD, AQAP, and STANAG specs.

    MIL-STDS, 1553, 1521, 1551, 1561, DEF-STDS 2167.

    Defence Standard 05-57 and others.

    ISO-9000 / BS-5750.

    Panavia, Eurofighter & Nimrod Standards. BAE Systems Life Cycle Management procedures.

    ITAR - International Traffic in Arms Regulations

     

    Summary of Skills

    Change Management & Configuration Control.

    CCB Agenda & Action co-ordination

    Baseline definition

    Defining database manipulation queries and reporting queries in support of baselines,

    Acceptance policy definition.

    Requirements Management

    Systems Integration.

    Manufacturing / Design / Engineering / Customer / Supplier and Ministry liaison.

    Air Vehicle Modifications.

    Avionics Electro / Mechanical Trial Installations.

    System and Sub-system definition.

    Control Panel & Box Design.

    Wiring Diagrams & System updates.

    Executive Aircraft Interiors designs.

    FAA, & CAA Document compilation.

    Use of Mainframe computer and PC based document publication facilities and utilities:

    Microsoft Windows 98, NT4. & XP

    Microsoft Office, Suite, plus MS Project, Publisher and Visio.

    Microsoft Outlook.

    Autosketch, Anvil & Tailored Draughting packages.

     

    Courses Attended

    Teamcentre Introduction. (PLM)

    Configuration Management CM 01 (Overview.)

    NT4, XP & Microsoft Office..

    Optegra (Document Management System {DMS}).

    Requirements Traceability Management (RTM).

    Supplier Chain Relationships In Aerospace (SCRIA).

    Risk Management Awareness.

    Human Factors Awareness.

    Cockpit Safety.


     


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