Scientist / Researcher

Staffordshire | Engineering , Military/Defence

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Working: Possible Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Want to work for a successful business, who develop advanced specialist systems to deliver warfighting edge in the modern maritime and underwater battlespace?

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

An opportunity has arisen for a Scientist to join Underwater Measurement Systems Department within the Research team. As a Scientist you will be reporting to the Research Team Leader, and carry out a vital role within a dedicated team of Scientists.

The successful candidate will be undertaking studies and developing software and system designs related to vessel systems and underwater measurement ranges dealing primarily with electromagnetic fields. The candidate will work closely with other team members developing technical solutions to successfully meet project objectives

Key responsibilities

The successful candidate will work on a range of scientific, modelling and programming activities from bid to delivery in a variety of the following areas:

  • Magnetic and electric source modelling
  • Electromagnetic field propagation in conducting and non-conducting media
  • Finite Element Analysis & Boundary Element Analysis
  • Underwater Signature Analysis (electromagnetic, acoustic, pressure, seismic)
  • Numerical & Optimisation Methods
  • Modern Control Theory

Personal attributes

  • Be educated to a minimum of degree level in a scientific or mathematical discipline. A physics or mathematics degree preferred.
  • A post-graduate degree or experience in a physics or mathematical environment is desirable.
  • Be computer literate with good programming skills. Experience in C++ would be beneficial.
  • Experience in two or more of the following would be advantageous: electromagnetic modelling, Vector Fields FEA, COMSOL, MATLAB/Simulink
  • Have good written English and report writing skills.
  • Ideally have presentation skills and training skills and be confident in a customer facing role
  • Some travel is required which may include site work e.g. research or commissioning trials in the UK and worldwide.


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous

For full information, please get in touch!

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21/06/2023 23:08:00
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