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  • Job reference: RMS0221270

Engineer - Digital Platform

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Derby, Derbyshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/01/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Our client is a technology business specialising in providing mission-critical systems, traffic management systems and data science-led solutions, primarily in the transport industry.

Our people are critical to our success and as an Engineer, you will be responsible for the day-to-day completion and co-ordination of technical and engineering activities across the business.
Through these responsibilities you will play a vital role in delivering the technical excellence, accuracy and quality required to contribute to our operations and drive our success.

What are the key objectives
* Use a combination of general and specialist engineering knowledge and understanding and apply it to design, deployment and support of systems on a digital platform
* Produce and check designs and confirm deployed solutions are compliant with their requirements and specifications
* Develop, coordinate, monitor and maintain plans and the schedules for engineering activities
* Manage the interface between different engineering and technical disciplines
* Undertake digital systems assembly and installation to ensure compliance with documented designs and applicable safety, security and technical standards
* Organise and perform factory and on-site hardware and software configuration, deployment and commissioning activities
* Prepare technical procurement packs to support supplier selection
* Identify and resolve technical issues and engage with customers and suppliers as necessary
* Manage and engage with suppliers providing technical services, including the preparation of Bills of Materials and work instructions, work package plans and task briefs
* Report accurately and objectively by collecting, analysing, and then summarising the information in both written and verbal form
* Ensure all engineering documentation is controlled and managed, applying best practice in document and version control
* Operate conscientiously and safely with due regard to confidentiality and security when working on-site/in client-facing situations, representing the Company in a professional manner

Top Delivery Relationships
1. Programme Realisation Team
2. Team Leaders, Function Managers, and Function Directors
3. Technical staff from across the business

Person Requirements

* Hold an appropriate degree, professional qualification, CEng/IEng status, or have demonstrable equivalent experience
* Experience working with digital systems, telecoms, networks and power including the build and configuration of digital systems hardware, software and data
* Experience in a commercially focused delivery and support environment
* Thorough understanding of technical design, installation, testing and commissioning processes and standards
* Have clear and concise written and verbal communication skills regarding technical issues, in both individual and group settings
* Be resilient, flexible in approach and deployment, and comfortable with giving constructive technical challenge
* Be organised, pragmatic and accurate - errors may have significant impact including cost and reputational implications for the business
* Ability to think beyond current practices, asking if there is a better way of doing things, seeking out, proposing and supporting new ideas, improvements and working practices
* Able to work on the customer premises across the UK, including occasional overnight work (planned for in advance)

The following experience is desirable but not essential:
* Electrical installation and working knowledge of CDM regulations

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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