Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer

Canada - Industry - Defense Systems - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

The Underwater Warfare (UWW) Systems
Integration Engineer
will fulfill a key role in the Under
Water Warfare (UWW) Team. This position will be responsible for providing
coordination and engineering oversight to the integration, installation, set to
work, test and evaluation of all Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) UWW systems.
This will include, but is not limited to the:• Hull Mounted Sonar with UW Communications,
• Towed Low Frequency Active and Passive Sonar (TLFAS), • Mine and Obstacle Avoidance Sonar (MOAS),
• Sonobuoy Processing System (SPS),• Bathythermograph,
• Torpedo Counter Measures (TCM); and• Torpedo Defence Systems (TDS) including handling systems.
To fulfil this role the UWW System Integration Engineer will provide insight
regarding the design of these systems, their function within the Combat System,
and be responsible for ensuring that fully compliant CSC solutions are provided
in accordance with sound engineering practice. This position will participate
in the CSC Integrated Product Teams (IPT) structure, in partnership with the
Warship Design and Combat Systems Integration Subcontractors to ensure that
compliant solutions are delivered to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).

This is a full time, permanent staff role (one opening) located in Halifax

Feel free to contact

Tori Pearson, Account manager

Apply now

About this role

  • Develop plans, procedures, and processes in support of Underwater Warfare related program requirements;
  • Participate in the CSC IPT structure to coordinate and manage all stakeholder interests, governing standards, and CSC requirements applicable to CSC Underwater Warfare systems;
  • Provide engineering oversight and guidance during requirements definition, design, integration, and test activities to ensure that fully compliant and certified solutions are provided in accordance with sound engineering practice;
  • Liaise with the CSI and OEM to the extent of contractual and IP boundaries to transfer knowledge of proposed Underwater Warfare systems and their integration into the CSC project;
  • Provide engineering oversight and guidance relating to the integration of UWW systems within the UWW suite and with the CSC Combat Management System (CMS);
  • Provide knowledge and insight into software integration challenges with Underwater Warfare systems and associated mitigation processes;
  • Provide knowledge and insight into the operational employment of Underwater Warfare systems and their roles in Anti-Submarine Warfare;
  • Provide technical expertise in the development and evaluation of documentation products related to the requirements definition, design, integration, and test of all UWW systems;
  • Support the coordination of scheduling, planning, and conduct of Underwater Warfare activities to ensure that related program milestones are met;
  • Ensure performance compliance of the Underwater Warfare solutions;
  • Provide accurate status reports on assigned activities to the Underwater Warfare Team Lead;
  • Provide support in evaluating engineering change to ensure that impacts, risks, and issues related to Underwater Warfare design, integration, test, and acceptance activities are understood and recorded;
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with internal (Shipyard Production, CSC Program personnel) and external stakeholders (subcontractors and Canadian government staff);
  • Support a culture of teamwork, pro-activeness, and enthusiasm within the Combat System tam, and be a role model for professional behavior.

About you

  • Electrical or Computer Engineering related to acoustic systems; and
  • Professional Engineer or eligibility for this qualification;
  • Post graduate qualifications in an area related to Electrical or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.

A minimum of seven years’ experience in the following fields:

  • Engineering in large and complex defense acquisition projects;
  • Combat System Architecture;
  • Software design, integration, installation, setting to work and testing of UWW Systems;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
  • Coordination with multiple organizations.

Experience in the following fields would be preferred:

  • Experience in engineering for Naval platforms;
  • Understanding of ship construction;
  • Experience working in design, production and or test on a ship construction program.


  • Vacancy number: PUB189495
  • Location: Canada
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Defense Systems
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Monday, January 21, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Tori Pearson

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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