Above Water Sensors Integration Specialist

Nova Scotia - Canada - Industry - Shipbuilding - Engineering & Design - Professional Bachelor

We’re hiring an Above Water Sensors Integration Specialist, Radar & Illuminator for our client, a large Canadian shipbuilder and in-service support provider. This is a permanent, full-time role with relocation services available.

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Samantha Binns, Account manager

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About this role


  • Participating in the Above Water Sensors Working Group, and in the CSC Working Group structure to coordinate and manage all Radar and Illuminator system stakeholder interests;
  • Providing technical expertise during requirements definition, design, integration, and test activities to ensure that fully compliant and certified Radar and Illuminator system solutions are provided in accordance with requirements, governing standards, and sound engineering practice;
  • Ensuring that the physical and functional interfaces of all Radar and Illuminator systems are identified, defined and approved via Interface Control Documents;
  • Providing technical expertise in the development, documentation, and evaluation of deliverables related to the requirements definition, design, integration, and test of all Radar and Illuminator systems;
  • Providing support in evaluating engineering change to ensure that impacts, risks, and issues related to Radar and Illuminator design, integration, test, and acceptance activities are understood and recorded;
  • Liaising with the CSI and OEM to extent of contractual and IP boundaries to transfer as much knowledge of Radar and Illuminator systems to ISI as possible;
  • Liaising with both RCN and Sub-contractor modelling and simulation teams regarding Radar and Illuminator system performance evaluation;
  • Supporting the development of plans, procedures, and processes in support of Radar and Illuminator related program requirements;
  • Supporting the coordination of scheduling, planning, and conduct of Radar and Illuminator activities to ensure that related program milestones are met;
  • Providing accurate status reports on assigned activities to the AWW Sensors and Weapons Team Lead;
  • Providing knowledge and insight into the operational employment of Radar and Illuminator and their roles in the Detect to Engage Sequence to ensure valid solutions for the Royal Canadian Navy;
  • Providing technical expertise regarding Radar and Illuminator system architecture and function in an integrated combat system;
  • Providing technical expertise in Radar and Illuminator hazards, and associated safety processes;
  • Providing technical expertise in electromagnetic interference and associated mitigation processes with AW sensors;
  • Providing field engineering support during CSC production, and its test and evaluation;
  • Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with internal (Shipyard Production, CSC Program personnel) and external stakeholders (subcontractors and Canadian government staff);
  • Supporting a culture of teamwork, pro-activeness, and enthusiasm within the Combat System team, and be a role model for professional behavior.

About you


  • Post-Secondary education in an engineering discipline (Electronics, Electrical preferred);
  • System qualifications on Naval Radar and Illuminator systems;
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in the following fields;
  • Engineering in large and complex defense acquisition projects involving coordination between multiple organizations;
  • Extensive involvement in the design, integration, installation and test of complex integrated military sensor systems;
  • Understanding the operational employment of integrated sensor systems;
  • Excellent time management, and written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience working in design, integration, installation and test of naval above water warfare systems within warship construction programs.

All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Vacancy number: PUB214686
  • Location: Nova Scotia
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Shipbuilding
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Samantha Binns

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

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