Ship Datalink Terminal Engineer



Circa £65,000pa plus 10% bonus, private healthcare, 8% pension scheme, generous holiday, hybrid working options


We are currently recruiting for a Datalink Terminal Engineer to join an established defence organisation based in Buckinghamshire.  Working within a multi-disciplinary engineering team, the post-holder will be responsible for developing robust solutions suitable for use in both naval and air environments as part of a high value, high risk as well as technically complex electronic warfare programme.


A background, experience or knowledge of electronic warfare would be advantageous.


Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:


  • Review of shipborne terminal requirements
  • Working alongside the Engineering & Technical leads, model and determine suitable test environments to optimise and test datalink performance
  • Work with various stakeholders to identify solutions that meet functional requirements and mitigate the impact of electromagnetic interference


Experience, skills & background:


  • Experience of shipborne/naval environments is desirable
  • Sound systems engineering experience across lifecycles including  requirements capture, verification, production, review and test readiness.
  • Experience with datalinks and AECT-500 would be advantageous
  • Experience of writing engineering requirements documents (ERDs) - desirable


Candidates should have a technology/engineering degree or equivalent and relevant systems engineering experience across lifecycles.


Hybrid working is offered but the post-holder must be able to travel to Buckinghamshire at least twice a week.


For more information or to apply please contact Rachel Barron on 02393 100 593 or email


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