Job Description

Outsource UK are currently working with a leading Defence Company who are seeking a Hardware Engineer for a 9 month contract based in Warton - Candidates will be required to work through PAYE.

This role be will be based remotely with flexibility to work onsite once restrictions are lifted

Job Description

  • A vacancy for a Hardware Engineer exists in the Air Service - Test Solutions (TS) team.
  • Test Solutions are a computing systems organisation whose primary function is the provision and support of data acquisition / simulation / server-based systems.
  • The role will focus primarily on the development of a number of server facilities and associated client and networked storage facilities for a new Mission Planning System being delivered to the RAF over the next 18 months.
  • 5 days p/wk (Mon-Fri) around relevant site core hours (7am - 6pm Mon - Thurs, 7am - 12.30pm Fri).
  • The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

To deliver hardware to the customer's programme, within allocated budgets, according to the standards in the TS Quality Management System, including the following:

  1. Hardware Design, both mechanical and electrical
  2. Computer Aided Design - using Microsoft Visio software to design modular computing server cabinets
  3. Hardware build of modular computing server cabinets, using basic hand and power tools (screwdrivers, spanners, drills, etc.)
  4. Configuration activities
  5. Documentation and release of built products
  • Work with other engineers at a range of levels including both the MoD and RAF customer.
  • The candidate will be required to design, document, assemble, install and release a number of server-centred multi-client systems and assist the team through product development in tight delivery timescales.


  • Qualified to HNC level or higher in a Engineering related subject,
  • Minimum of 5+ years hardware experience, have experience of the full hardware lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visio 2010 Professional.
  • Must be willing to travel to customer sites in the UK, using road and / or air transport, spending periods of up to 2 weeks away.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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