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Systems Modelling Engineer

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Stevenage, Hertfordshire
£40 - £60 per hour
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Date Added
May 13th, 2024

Job Title: Systems Modelling Engineer

Carbon60 are working with a UK defence company who specialise in designing and producing missiles and missile systems on a site based in Stevenage, UK. An opportunity has arisen for an innovative Systems Modelling Engineer with drive and enthusiasm to join Europe's number one missile system provider working in the international Customer Support and Services organisation.

They are looking for a modeller to produce models of the seeker RF Radar. The model includes the seeker hardware, digital processing and target environment. The modelling team is responsible for developing the model, producing auto-code, generating seeker performance predictions and interfacing the seeker model into the missile dynamic reference model.


Rate: Up to £60/hr Umbrella / Up to £47.41/hr PAYE.

Location: Stevenage.

WFH: Project dependant but at least 60% on site.

UK Eyes Only.

SC Clearance required from start.

Responsibilities (to include):

  • Modelling in Matlab and Simulink using model-based design techniques
  • Producing parts of a complex Seeker model including modelling the target scenario, seeker hardware and processor algorithms
  • Develop and implement algorithms within the model
  • Producing and verifying auto-code for the software algorithms from the model
  • Carrying out seeker performance assessment
  • Producing a simpler representation of the model for use in the missile model
  • Optionally updating the legacy Seeker model in Statemate
  • Documenting the model changes and creating test vectors

Due to the sensitive nature of the work it is predominantly done onsite but there is some flexibility depending on project.

Skillset / experience required:


  • Simulink
  • Matlab


  • Modelling for auto-coding
  • Assessing suitability of algorithms in the model
  • Aptitude for converting an algorithm into a Simulink model (desirable)
  • Familiarity with Radar and Control Systems (desirable)
  • Familiarity with Digital Signal Processing (desirable)
  • RF experience (desirable)
  • Technical report writing
  • Model delivery experience
  • Ability to work as part of a fast paced team

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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