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Senior Design Assurance Engineer

  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness District
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Daniel Billington
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 December 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH81306_1698925462

A global leader in Defence is looking to hire a Senior Design Assurance Engineer to work with exciting systems and ensure their integration with platforms is successful

The Role

The key responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Agree priorities, perceived risk and level of effort with the ICS Assurance Lead and provide reports
  • Work closely with the Combat System (CS) Build and Integration team to understand the CS platform build plans, the management of production defects, concessions, the critical path, etc
  • Attend and observe Installation Inspections (IIs) and Final Installation Inspections (FIIs) on-board the Platform
  • Witness and report on significant CS faults, failures and safety issues and CS technical investigations raised on the Platform
  • Attend Combat System Release (CSR) and Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs)
  • Witness CS equipment, sub-system and system testing
  • Observe the introduction and verification of approved change within the delivered system
  • Actively engage with the platform Engineering Product Assurance Department (EPAD) to support the assurance of the CS to platform interfaces


Candidates can come from a variety of backgrounds and be considered for this role. A strong design engineer with experience with electo-mechanical products from a highly regulated industry would be considered, alternatively people with experience in the installation/integaration of complex systems are also of interest.

Ex-forces personnel with experience of operating or maintaining/troubleshooting systems are also encouraged to apply.