Engineer-Menwith Hill

Harrogate | Other

RAF Menwith Hill, HG3 2RS 
Fixed Term Contract, 40 hours a week  (Monday - Friday) 

Competitive salary plus benefits 

Serco are recruiting for an Engineer to join the fantastic team based at RAF Menwith Hill. 

Reporting to the Site Manager, the individual will be involved in analysing disparate datato monitor performance and create new opportunities for improvements in the role. Workingwith a small team of colleagues delivering significant improvement projects which will require radical thinking.


Main Accountabilities:


  • Good aptitude for analysis, a naturally enquiring mind and excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong team-working skills
  • Good report-drafting skills, with consistent attention to detail as reports will be written for readers in the highest levels of government
  • Willingness to learn and work with a range of IT applications, including some specialised data analysis and presentation tools
  • To be responsive to changing requirements and priorities & ability to adapt to unpredictable circumstances
  • Cultural sensitivity, empathy, and strength of character to build relationships with people and be persuasive
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure, demonstrating resilience and perseverance



What you'll need to do the role:


  • Qualified to Master's Degree level or equivalent in RF and Microwave Engineering
  • Firm grasp of the foundations of a variety of transmission and communications paths
  • Demonstrable understanding of antenna theory, propagation modulation methods and techniques
  • Competent in error correction methods and coding
  • Strong and competent IT user
  • Experience in analysing large data sets
  • Experience of working in a highly demanding environment
  • Proven experience and organisational skills to ensure successful service delivery
  • Experience of working in a customer focused environment
  • Good MS Office skills
  • UK Residency for UK Security Clearance
  • Must be able to attain and maintain a DV security clearance
  • Continue to develop skills, knowledge and problem-solving experience that will lead to greater technical responsibilities for system management
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to maintain the currency and accuracy of information and systems.
  • Substantial IT experience with an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft and other commonly used IT packages, with the ability to quickly learn new systems, specifically MS Project

What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Thrive App, Simply Health Plans, and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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08/08/2024 01:18:00
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