Underwater Warfare Systems Engineer

Halifax - Nova Scotia - Canada - Industry - Shipbuilding - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

We’re hiring an Underwater Warfare Systems Integration Engineer 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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Marieke Bravo, Account manager

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About this role


  • 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
    • Towed Low Frequency Active and Passive Sonar (TLFAS)
    • Mine Avoidance Sonar (MAS)
    • Sonobuoy Processing System (SPS)
    • UW Communications
    • Bathythermograph
    • Expendable Torpedo Counter Measures (ETCM)
    • Torpedo Defence Systems (TDS) including handling systems
  • 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 UWW System Integration Engineer 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)

About you


  • Electrical or Computer Engineering related to acoustic systems
  • Professional Engineer or eligibility for this qualification
  • Post graduate qualifications is desirable in an area related to underwater Acoustics.
  • A minimum of seven years’ experience in the following fields:
    • Engineering in large and complex defense acquisition projects;
    • Knowledge and experience on UWW acoustic systems
    • Combat System Architecture;
    • Software design, integration, installation, setting to work and testing of UWW Systems;
    • Doors
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; and
    • Coordination with multiple organizations.
  • Experience in the following fields would be preferred:
  • Engineering for Naval platforms
  • Design, production, test and trials on a ship construction program
  • Working knowledge of the Linux environment
  • Conducting Sea Acceptance Trials

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

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  • Publication: PUB220367
  • Location: Halifax
  • Market: Industry
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Shipbuilding
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Thursday, August 22, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Marieke Bravo

Account manager Brunel Energy Canada Calgary

+1 403 539 5009

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