Copello is recruiting for a Senior Submarine Stealth Engineer to join a leading Defence and Maritime business. This role would see you supporting stealth and radar systems within naval submarines. 


What you'll be doing:

  • Collaboratively work with multi-functional teams to design and develop low signature equipment, systems and the whole platform, by agreeing technical requirements, assessment methodologies and acceptance criteria
  • Supporting the generation of acoustic, electromagnetic and non-acoustic signature reports at key review stages of the submarine design.
  • Reviewing of system design documentation to ensure that electromagnetic and non-acoustic signature requirements have been addressed
  • Modelling of the signature contributions of equipment, systems and the whole boat using the latest software packages on our in-house High Performance Computing (HPC) cluster
  • Collaborating with the Stealth Engineering Test team to develop test procedures and analysis in test cells to develop acoustic, electromagnetic and non-acoustic signature management features, including the design of appropriate test rigs
  • Interpreting acoustic, electromagnetic and non-acoustic measurement and assessment of submarine machinery at factory and on board, ensuring that signature levels are suitable to maintain the stealth requirements
  • Supporting large scale acoustic, electromagnetic and non-acoustic signature trials during major commissioning activities

To be considered for this role, you will:

  • Qualified to postgraduate level in Maths, Physics, Oceanography, Engineering, or associated STEM degree
  • Detailed knowledge of the principles of acoustic, electromagnetism
  • Knowledge of stealth technology development or ship/submarine signature technology

The salary on offer is up to £50K (DoE) + benefits.  This role can also be based across several sites within the UK. Candidates must also be eligible for SC Clearance. 


To apply for this role please call Grace on 07568390304 or email your CV to

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