Job Description

Acoustic Signatures Engineer

Based in Scotstoun, Glasgow an Acoustic Signatures Engineer is required to work for a major defence client on a 6 month contract.


  • Working with the Principal Engineer-Signatures to deliver the HCF Signatures modelling & analysis activities.
  • Responsible for delivering the modelling, validation and verification Scope of Work and schedule for Underwater Radiated noise & Above water radiated noise
  • Specifying the Signatures Analysis and Measurement capability requirements for the Engineering Function to deliver in support of the HCF project
  • Co-ordinating own activities, including delivery of assessment and guidance of equipment, systems, ship integration and implementation to control URN and airborne noise.
  • Maintaining Signatures predictions in line with the HCF design requirements; assisting with the mitigation of non-compliances and risks; working across project disciplines to achieve resolution.
  • Supporting the system design development by the Stage 1 and Stage 2 teams, ensuring compliance with Signature requirements and design rules;
  • Supporting system design development;
  • Progressive refinement and updating of acoustic models as maturity of suppliers data increases.

Skills and Experience required:

  • Technical knowledge of Acoustic Signature modelling
  • URN and airborne noise (ABN) generation mechanisms and noise-reduction techniques
  • Knowledge of platform design and integration, with particular reference to signature reduction and control techniques.
  • Technical knowledge of modelling techniques signatures
  • Experience of engineering design processes

If you would like to be considered for this role please don't hesitate to click apply or call Daniel McShane for more information.

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