Modelling and Simulation - £40k


Thales is one of Europe's largest defence suppliers, with an annual turnover in excess of €10 billion for the whole Group across our six core business areas of Aerospace, Air Systems, Land and Joint Systems, Naval, Security and Services. It's our 60,000 strong worldwide workforce that drives this success, and we strive to ensure that each and every one reaches their full potential.
Thales Air Defence (formerly Shorts Missile Systems) is now a business of Thales Defence Limited and part of one of the world's largest electronics groups. In this truly global group this Northern Ireland company specialises in the design and manufacture of complex weapon systems, survivability systems, and the integration of weapon systems on to a wide range of land, sea, and air platforms. The company is also the centre of excellence for missile design and manufacture within the Thales Group.
Based in Belfast, the Controls Engineer will provide innovative solutions to a wide range of control related projects. This role requires engineers with a specialist controls or Algorithm development background. Industry experience is not specific for this position, it is more important for candidates to have previous experience of developing either analogue or digital systems.
Suitable candidates are likely to be technically strong and applications are also welcome from PhD qualified individuals who may have experience of research and development in the controls sector. It is necessary for candidates to demonstrate proficiency in modelling and simulation applications, preferably utilising Matlab/Simulink. Activities such as Precision Servo Control Loops and “Hardware in the Loop” are relatively common to most industries and these transferable skills will be ideal to the working environment.
Candidates should be degree calibre or ideally hold higher qualifications e.g. PhD, MSc or membership to a professional organisation.[hr]Click for more information about this job......

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