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Tim Parkes

Recruitment Consultant
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Tim worked originally in a family business, training as a fabricator and general engineer covering press operation, profile and tooling management, non-ferrous metal casting, moulding and lamination.

He has significant experience in recruitment, having worked within the education recruitment sector for some time, he joined Jonathan Lee to make the most of his technical knowledge and understanding from his early career, dealing with contract technical engineering roles within the automotive sector.

Tim possesses an Level 5 NVQ in Leadership and Management and has been a Commissioned Flight Lieutenant in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve service. He is committed to delivering the highest quality of service to his candidates and clients.

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Senior UI Automation Engineer

Job Title Senior UI Automation Engineer Salary - £55000 Must Haves Demonstrable Java programming ability with in-depth understanding of underpinning techniques Proven ability of tackling challenging projects Strong mentoring capabilities Ability to identify process gaps and lead on technical challenges Demonstrable knowledge of Databases and query languages (SQL) Experience in full software development life cycle from design to deployment using agile methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum Object Oriented Design and Programming 4 years minimum experience in a professional testing role Practical experience of automating RESTful API's In depth knowledge of working with frontend frameworks such as React/Vue.js Proficient in HTML Javascript and CSS Experience in setting up automation framework from scratch Extensive experience in multiple automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver Cypress Knowledge of Behavioural Driven Development tools such as Cucumber or similar Deep knowledge of the page object design pattern A deep understanding of DevOps and continuous delivery tools such as Jenkins Docker or similar Testing in a fast paced Agile environments making use of continuous integration Agency Briefing Non-Negotiables: Demonstrable Java programming ability with in-depth understanding of underpinning techniques Proven ability of tackling challenging projects Strong mentoring capabilities Ability to identify process gaps and lead on technical challenges Demonstrable knowledge of Databases and query languages (SQL) Experience in full software development life cycle from design to deployment using agile methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum Object Oriented Design and Programming 4 years minimum experience in a professional testing role Practical experience of automating RESTful API's In depth knowledge of working with frontend frameworks such as React/Vue.js Proficient in HTML, Javascript and CSS Experience in setting up automation framework from scratch Extensive experience in multiple automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver, Cypress Knowledge of Behavioural Driven Development tools such as Cucumber or similar Deep knowledge of the page object design pattern A deep understanding of DevOps and continuous delivery tools such as Jenkins Docker or similar Testing in a fast paced Agile environments making use of continuous integration Description As a Senior UI Automation Engineer you'll be spending a majority of your time hands on in the Automation of software for the Matillion Products Taking the lead on designing and implementing robust automation frameworks across the company to ensure efficient and effective quality assurance gates Help upskill and mentor existing team members in Automation best practises through coaching and delegation Assisting in curating the team backlog to ensure the team are always working on the highest priority Automation items The prompt prioritisation and processing by the team of incoming bugs according to strategy Discuss, establish and maintain the design patterns, framework selections and direction of the UI Automation Recognition of problems and recasting difficult-to-solve problems in order to find unique and innovative solutions Getting involved in recruitment and mentoring junior team members in developing their skills What we offer A collaborative and supportive company culture The opportunity to work on global market leading cloud products Guidance from industry-leading experts Competitive salary, perks, and benefits Table tennis, pool, arcade games, socials and hack days What you'll need Demonstrable Java programming ability with in-depth understanding of underpinning techniques Proven ability of tackling challenging projects Strong mentoring capabilities Ability to identify process gaps and lead on technical challenges Demonstrable knowledge of Databases and query languages (SQL) Experience in full software development life cycle from design to deployment using agile methodologies such as Kanban and Scrum Object Oriented Design and Programming 4 years minimum experience in a professional testing role Practical experience of automating RESTful API's In depth knowledge of working with frontend frameworks such as React/Vue.js Proficient in HTML, Javascript and CSS Experience in setting up automation framework from scratch Extensive experience in multiple automation tools such as Selenium WebDriver, Cypress Knowledge of Behavioural Driven Development tools such as Cucumber or similar Deep knowledge of the page object design pattern A deep understanding of DevOps and continuous delivery tools such as Jenkins Docker or similar Testing in a fast paced Agile environments making use of continuous integration Nice to haves 2:1 degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or similar technical degree Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure knowledge Redshift, Snowflake, BigQuery, JUnit, GWT, Maven, Jenkins, Linux, Scripting for CLI, CICD, tool automation, Selenium, Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS, etc Interview Process A short call so we can get to know more about each other. Next, show us what you are made of! Complete our technical java exercise (this is done remotely with no fixed deadline to work around you). Then, come into the office for a tour, meet some of the team, you'll have your interview while you're here and perhaps a game of pool if you wish!We endeavour to provide an outcome, offer or otherwise within 24-48 hours. Our purpose-built data transformation products for Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery, and Snowflake are trusted by over 500+ businesses all over the world, including GE, Siemens, Converse and Citrix, making us an industry leader. Businesses are generating more data than ever before, across a variety of source systems. They need new and more efficient ways of consolidating and transforming your data sources in order to make better, more informed decisions and in turn, gain competitive advantage. Matillion helps businesses of all sizes handle the variety, volume, and velocity of their data, by transforming data across various sources into cloud data warehouses. If you are interested in this role apply now! Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Altrincham

Satcom Systems Test Engineer

Satcom Systems Test Engineer Hertfordshire £Competetive Permanent Job Description Our team is involved in establishing the assurance and test programmes for satellite communications networks for both civil and military customers. These networks can involve GEO, MEO and LEO satellite constellation. We are expanding our team and are seeking a Satcom Systems Test Engineer to support the ongoing test programmes that are necessary to ensure mission success. This role will typically require development of the verification/test strategy which encompasses sub-system acceptance, integration and end to end system testing of cutting-edge satellite communications networks. The candidate is expected to work closely with e2E's clients through the test campaigns that will precede Communications Service Launch. Key Responsibilities Development and execution of overall test strategy, test plans and procedures for complex mobile and fixed satcom networks. Development and execution of test cases which incorporate satellite payload, ground systems, satellite radio networks, IP and service networks, OSS and BSS technologies Identifying and troubleshooting system communication paths and capacity performance, as well as conducting post-test data analysis and reporting Create test reports to document issues and assist development with the investigation and resolution of issues Review/comment on testability issues, obvious design flaws, anticipate data collection points and develop plans for and conduct anomaly test and analysis as required Skills, Character and Experience Awareness of both commercial and technical issues Adaptable to new requirements and changing priorities Self-motivated and enthusiastic even under pressure Able to function and communicate effectively within a team and with other personnel Proven ability to work to deadlines and stay focussed on objectives Good document writing and presentation skills Willing to travel for up to one month nationally and internationally to support test execution campaigns Essential Honours degree or equivalent in a relevant Engineering or Science discipline (e.g., Electronics / Communication Systems). Testing experience in a variety of environments/venues, (stand-alone/integrated testing, factory acceptance testing and operational networks) Experience of planning test campaigns, conducting tests, collecting and analysing data from tests, communicating results and anomalies to test management and the customer through both presentations and formal test reports Experience in the troubleshooting of network, RF signal connection and protocol problems Experience and knowledge of IP Network design, including routing and VoIP Skills necessary to evaluate network hardware, software, algorithms and processes to verify and characterize the network capability Knowledge of test tools such as Wireshark, Spirent or equivalent Experience with network challenges associated with systems integration, including COTS integration, capacity and performance analysis, and system architecture design Desirable Experience of military satellite communications systems Knowledge or experience of deploying SDN infrastructure including Kubernetes and Docker Understanding of Satellite Network Transport, Management, and Security hardware and software capabilities Experience in Software Defined Radio Networks and Satellite Communications Payloads Knowledge and experience of test programming languages and scripting If you are interested in this opportunity please apply now. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Welwyn Garden City

Distribution Field Applications Engineer

Our Client is a supplier of high-performance electronic components used in high-voltage power-conversion systems. Our integrated circuits and diodes enable compact, energy-efficient AC-DC power supplies for a vast range of electronic products including mobile devices, TVs, PCs, appliances, smart utility meters and LED lights. This position is based in our Maidenhead office in the UK and will support European distributors reporting to the European Distribution Sales Manager. The successful candidate must understand Power Electronics and be capable of performing first line technical support for the European Distribution Channel. Main tasks will include: Customer support via email and phone Training distributors and product presentations to customers Participate and drive design reviews Implementation of the technical strategy for key customers Providing optimized theoretical designs (paper designs) and build customized hardware which include high voltage transformers Updating customer design programs Generating weekly reports Occasional travel to customer's location in Europe may be required Requirements: Education: BSc Electronics Engineering or equivalent 2 years' experience in a similar role in the electronics industry Language: Fluent in written and spoken English. Any additional European language (e.g. German, Italian) is a plus Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Maidenhead

Senior/Lead Software Developer

Senior/Lead Software Developer – Stevenage Area Attractive – Permanent A Senior/Lead Software Developer is required within a leading Telecommunications and Satellite and Space Systems Technology Company. You will be involved in Production and maintenance of software components, developing software used by engineers to analyse and plan satellite radio communications. The Senior/Lead Software Developer will be involved with development tasks that are similarly varied, ranging from algorithmic development in back-end components to user interface development using web technologies. The Senior/Lead Software Developer will be involved with projects and working with cutting-edge satellite communications technologies and perform research and development into how software can best support management and operation of them. Responsibilities for the Senior/Lead Software Developer Design and development of software systems across the lifecycle Development of concepts, requirements, design and implementation through to validation Drafting/production of proposal documentation and associated project Analysis of customer requirements and system/ product development lifecycle Network performance analysis through to design and development Work with real-time software radio and IP networking systems, GUIs and test automation systems Provide project leadership to other members of the project team, including mentoring and coaching Enterprise Architecture and Model Based System Engineering and Service Oriented Architectures To contribute to improvements both within and on behalf of customers Supporting requirements engineering, prototyping, integration and test To produce work efficiently and of high-quality according to development standards and programme Carry out software project management & control including consolidation of task estimates Requirements for the Senior/Lead Software Developer A good Honours degree in a relevant subject (Maths, Computer Science or Engineering) A strong interest within Software Development and Experience in leading, coaching teams Ability to apply object-oriented principles to information and software design Strong software development skills across the lifecycle Ability to construct distributed systems, e.g. through use of web services Ability to program in Java, or in another OO language with desire to ‘convert’ to Java Strong experience and awareness of software deployment in operational environments Experience of working in space/satellite industry and understanding of satellite radio communications Experience of drafting proposals and leading projects Understanding of IP networking and network protocols as well as service/network principles Experience of use case analysis and understanding of business/operational analysis Experience in systems engineering to include feasibility studies and system analysis Conduct requirements analysis & traceability and system architectural design and interface definition Ability to program in JavaScript or transferrable skills in web-based user interface development Ability to program in Python, and develop software scripts Ability to develop GUIs through appropriate scripting languages (JavaScript, xml etc.) Experience of GUI monitoring tools and Experience of real-time databases If youy are interested in this position then apply now, or contact Timothy Parkes at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on either 01384 446145 or email tim.parkes@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Welwyn Garden City

Principal Engineer, Functional Safety

WMG, University of Warwick, Coventry Principal Engineer, Functional Safety £Competetive Fixed Term Contract until July 2021 Our Client is leading the development of the underpinning science, technology and manufacturing in vehicle electrification in the UK. This role is for a functional safety lead engineer to work as part of a cross functional team bringing these innovative technology building blocks to novel vehicle electrification solutions. You will be working with diverse and novel applications and you will need to be able to apply your functional safety knowledge across sectors and to novel technologies. This will include automotive, aerospace, off-highway, commercial, rail and marine sectors amongst others. You will need a sound knowledge of functional safety legislation and standards, ideally across different sectors. You will help the sub-system technology experts develop the safest solutions as well as the addressing concept safety cases at vehicle level. You will need to be able to help stakeholders and partners understand functional safety and develop training material. You will represent us and need to be able to work effectively with a wide and diverse range of collaborative partners. The key requirements for the job are: Expertise in functional and none functional safety. Experience in systems engineering. Functional safety and mitigation techniques. Experience of the product safety analysis and development of safety cases. Understanding and influencing the standards and legislation across sectors such as automotive, aerospace, rail and off-highway. In return, we will provide a great range of benefits that include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus bank holidays and Christmas closure, some fantastic savings on a wide range of products and services, and excellent learning and development opportunities. You will work in a vibrant team with outstanding links to research and industry. We are committed to supporting staff to achieve their potential. We currently hold the Athena SWAN Bronze Award and the University of Warwick holds an Institutional Silver Award: a national initiative that recognizes the advancement of gender equality, representation, progression and success for all in academia. We are supportive of staff with caring responsibilities including a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities. We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so. JOB DESCRIPTION JOB PURPOSE: You will be employed to work on the Vehicle Electrification Systems Team in collaboration with industry and academic partners. DUTIES: To lead the research and development process for Functional Safety of vehicle electrification across multiple sectors such as automotive, aerospace, marine, rail and off-highway. To provide broad ranging technical leadership for the successful and timely delivery of outputs for a range of collaborative functional safety projects within vehicle electrification. This includes effective: technical leadership, planning, monitoring, use of resources, training, analysis and presentation of results to meet project targets. To work with our academics to identify the challenges and needs faced by industry in order to identify, pursue and successfully secure additional funding. To establish collaborative research activities with partner organisations. To broaden the functional safety network by actively seeking new industrial and academic partners. To prioritise requests from various stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of the research programmes and to benefit WMG. To be responsible for process control of the activities occurring in the project workshops and on-road testing, including health and safety, scheduling of activity and training, and to implement quality management protocols and processes related to functional safety. To provide co-supervision of Project Engineers and Research Students to doctoral level to ensure industrial relevance and applicability If you are interested in this exciting Automotive Functional Safety Engineer position, please apply now. WMG Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Interim / Warwickshire

Satcoms Systems Engineer

Satcoms Systems Engineer £Competetive Permanent Forefront of innovation in the satellite communications industry for two decades, offering to all its stakeholders unrivalled expertise to design, develop and operate state-of-the-art solutions and systems, world-wide. Our portfolio of services and technology know-how covers the entire spectrum of any satellite communication project, from market opportunity sizing and end-user requirements down to ground network development and operations. To both commercial and defence related domains, we also offer unique modular and agile technology to enable a more user-friendly and accessible use of satellite communication resources. Job Description Our team is involved in establishing the requirements, capacity, performance, resource planning and operation of satellite communications networks for both civil and military customers. We are expanding our team and are seeking a Satellite Communications Systems Engineer to provide technical and commercial expertise to our customers. The candidate will be responsible for undertaking communications systems engineering tasks on advanced satellite communications networks and supported communications services. Key Responsibilities Carry out modelling and establish and validate requirements for satellites networks based on end user needs End to end communications design and development incorporating RF systems, IP networks, OSS/BSS technology and development to realise end to end service networks. Requirements analysis and assessment of supplier solutions to meet communications systems requirements. Communications system test strategy development and VV&T plan documentation Ground segment engineering/terminal design and development Communications payload engineering design and test Preparation of concept of operations and service delivery documentation Skills, Character and Experience Experience of working as an integral part of a highly focused team Good customer-facing and communication skills with ability to produce and present clear, concise and unambiguous presentations to customers and other clients Strong analytical skills and ability to identify key issues Proven ability to develop innovative solutions to defined problems Essential Graduate with a good Honours or Masters degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Electronics, communications). Equivalent qualifications and/or experience can be considered as an alternative Experience in satcoms systems engineering with a knowledge of system design, ground segment design, satellite operations and payload engineering Experience in IP networking, protocols and security of data. Thorough understanding of communications systems and associated engineering concepts Strong practical knowledge of systems engineering practices from requirements engineering through design/development and on to VV&T Experience in developing requirements systems design documentation, test plans and procedures and operational procedures Proven track record of identifying and solving problems Desirable Chartered Engineer or equivalent Practical experience in the commissioning and testing of satellite systems (satellite and ground based) Familiarity with OSS/BSS technology and the use in management and reporting of communications networks. Experience in assessment/development of security architectures in a communications systems and/or military communications networks If you are interested in this role, please apply now. Or send your tim.parkes@jonlee.co.uk Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Welwyn Garden City

Senior Security Systems Engineer

Forefront of innovation in the satellite communications industry for two decades, offering to all its stakeholders unrivalled expertise to design, develop and operate state-of-the-art solutions and systems, world-wide. Our portfolio of services and technology know-how covers the entire spectrum of any satellite communication project, from market opportunity sizing and end-user requirements down to ground network development and operations. To both commercial and defence related domains, we also offer unique modular and agile technology to enable a more user-friendly and accessible use of satellite communication resources. Innovation and ingenuity are the guiding principles of anything we do for our customers. Working with us requires a high level of dedication and personal motivation, commitment and a drive to continually seek to improve things but the results our Group has consistently achieved over the years, at personal and team levels, are outstanding and make e2E a great place to work. Job Description Our Company works in Satellite Communications systems, for commercial and military customers. We are expanding our team and are seeking a Senior Security Systems Engineer to assist with the security design and implementation of satellite systems and their telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) networks and component parts; providing advice on the design, procurement and implementation of secure satellite networks, particularly their TT&C systems and cryptographic component parts. Key Responsibilities Establish and/or provide advice on security requirements for satellite systems. Undertake the top-level design of secure satellite communications system architectures. Advise clients on the implementation of Security Policy, Security Management Systems and Security Controls. Carry out security risks assessments of such architectures to establish both the security measures and strength of measures required. Provide advice to clients on the implementation of security measures through technical, physical and personnel means. Provide advice to clients on the design, development and implementation of secure TT&C systems. Provide advice to clients to support the procurement and contract of secure satellite systems. Provide advice to clients on the evaluation and certification of security components. Ensure compliance to appropriate security standards and security evaluation and certification requirements. Support a secure communications study involving the use of quantum techniques for cryptographic key distribution. Attend, and constructively contribute to, meetings with our Satcom's customers and partners. Skills, Character and Experience Experience of working as an integral part of a highly focused team Proven ability to take full responsibility for the delivery of critical system components Track record of developing innovative and efficient solutions to defined problems Evidence of being able to work within tight timescale and budgetary constraints Proven ability to produce clear, concise and unambiguous documentation confirming to applicable technical and quality standards Good customer-facing and communication skills with ability to produce and present clear, concise and unambiguous presentations to customers and other clients Essential Graduate with a good Honours or Masters degree in a relevant subject (eg telecommunications, communications security, satellite engineering). Equivalent qualifications and/or experience can be considered as an alternative Practical experience in the application of ISO27001/2 (or equivalent) and implementation of Security Management Systems within projects of various sizes The person will have >5 years of experience of security systems engineering on communications systems System level design and assessment of secure communications networks particularly those that include over-the-air interfaces Good understanding of the evaluation, certification of secure government and military communications networks (and component parts) through, for example, Common Criteria (CC) and the NCSC Assisted Product Scheme (CAPS) Good understanding of cryptographic systems including key management Desirable Chartered Engineer or equivalent Recognised security qualification such as CISSP or CCP Experience of satellite communications systems Experience of satellite telemetry, tracking and command (TT&C) systems. Knowledge of satellite system telemetry and command protocols (e.g. CCSDS) Working with MOD DAIS security teams, knowledge of JSP440, JSP604 Knowledge of quantum communications systems, particularly for secure cryptographic key distribution (QKD) If you are interested in this exciting opportunity please apply now, or send your CV to tim.parkes@jonlee.co.uk for consideration. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Welwyn Garden City

Senior SatComs Systems Consultant

Senior SatComs Systems Consultant Hertfordshire £Competetive Permanent Job Description Our team is involved in establishing the requirements, capacity, performance, resource planning and operation of satellite communications networks for both civil and military customers. We are expanding our team and are seeking a Senior Communications Systems Consultant to assist the design and modelling of satellite networks and of supported communications services. The candidate will assist with establishing the requirements, high level system design and performance for advanced satellite communications networks and supported communications services. Key Responsibilities Carry out modelling and establish and validate requirements for satellites networks based on end user needs Develop and maintain link budgets using basic and more advanced statistical techniques Undertake top-level capacity design of satellite communications networks and related communications services Contribute to the high-level system design of satellite networks including GEO, MEO and LEO satellites simulation of satellite communications networks in support of the above Ensure network design adherence to appropriate standards and particularly ITU regulations Attend, and constructively contribute to, meetings with Satcom's customers and partners Skills, Character and Experience Experience of working as an integral part of a highly focused team Track record of taking full responsibility for the delivery of critical system components Evidence of being able to develop innovative and efficient solutions to defined problems whilst working within tight timescale and budgetary constraints Proven ability to produce clear, concise and unambiguous documentation confirming to applicable technical and quality standards Good customer-facing and communication skills with ability to produce and present clear, concise and unambiguous presentations to customers and other clients Essential Graduate with a good Honours or Masters degree in a relevant subject (e.g. Electronics, communications). Equivalent qualifications and/or experience can be considered as an alternative >5 years of experience of modelling communications networks Ability to establish network capacity and high-level architectural network requirements based on user needs Simulation and modelling of satellite networks in support of the above (including both space and ground parts of the network) Good understanding and experience of satellite communications network system design for LEO. MEO and GEO systems Knowledge of the resources planning and delivery of communications services over satellite networks. Knowledge of the operating framework used by satellite communications/telecommunications operators for service delivery (e.g. eTOM) Experience in design and assessing software, firmware and hardware solutions within an overall system design Experience and knowledge of security architecture design principles and their application to system design Desirable Chartered Engineer or equivalent Experience of military satellite communications networks operating in stressed environments Experience and knowledge of Software Defined Radio Satellite Payloads and communications devices Experience with Software Defined Networking and Container technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes Experience with Network and Service Management technologies and developing SLAs If you are uinterested in this opportunity, please apply now. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Welwyn Garden City

Engineering Tools Support - Tools & Servers

13115BR Engineering Tools Support - Tools & Servers Edinburgh Contract £competitive Job Description The Electronics Engineering discipline at our customer in Edinburgh requires an Engineer to provide support for electronics' tools and their infrastructure (Linux servers). The idea candidate will be an engineer with wide software tools exposure who is looking for a role to support software and electronics design tools use in a busy electronics design environment. Key Responsibility Areas You will be part of their Edinburgh Electronics Engineering team which delivers centrally agreed tools and processes. The Primary focus will be to provide support for the Linux servers and Firmware, Hardware and PCB Design tools. This will include; Setting up user groups and project areas, Installing vendor tools, Working with vendors to analyse and debug tools, Providing pro-active support, Specifying server architect and, Contributing to cross-site working groups. Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Qualifications: You are expected to have a first or second degree (BSc, BEng, MEng, MSc) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (preferable) or related science (e.g. Physics) supported by appropriate fundamental elements and specialisation in Linux servers. Skills & Knowledge: You will be expected to have experience of the following: Linux operating system admin knowledge Installing and configuring engineering applications Providing server and tool support to engineers Interfacing with the internal IT function Contributing to the improvement of cross-site common processes Version control and configuration management tools Writing in one or more scripting languages Preparing and deliver presentations and user guides Keeping up to date with new tools and techniques Tools: It is desirable that you have experience with at least one of these tools: FGPA Vendor tools (Intel (Altera), Microsemi (Actel), Xilinx) Mentor Firmware tools (HDS, Precision, Questa) Mentor Xpedition Enterprise tool suite for Schematic Capture and PCB Layout Mentor Hyperlynx Signal or Power Integrity tools If you are interested in this technical contract opportunity please apply now! Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Contract / Edinburgh

Production IT Systems Engineer

IT Systems Engineer Nottingham Travel Required: UK & International 50/50 Office/Field Based Permanent Salary range £30-35000 p/a Job Description Information As an ambitious Systems Engineer, are you thinking about your next career step, keen to grow your own potential and carve out your niche in an entrepreneurial, dynamic Industrial IT business? Based in Nottingham, our client are an IIoT and High Availability technology infrastructure specialists for major UK & International Enterprise and Channel clients in the Manufacturing, Utilities & Healthcare sectors. Ideally, you'll be from an IT solutions, Systems Integration, Manufacturing or similar industry background with a strong desire to get into "the Internet of Things". We're committed to investing in our people, so a continual professional development plan will be created for our new Systems Engineer. Primarily covering the North and the Midlands, but also the rest of the UK and some International territories. The Ideal Candidate: Full employment experience: preferably at least 3 years' experience working in a technical role, supporting Servers and Back office functions in a VMware/Windows environment, Enterprise SAN management, ideally in in Manufacturing, Oil, Gas or Utilities sectors "Tech savviness" with knowledge of Industrial IT/OT or PLC & SCADA platforms and technologies Systems Integrator / Automation experience would be advantageous Benefits: £30k salary Promotional track for success - we promote "talent" from within In-depth training programme - we're committed to investing in our team Working as part of a dynamic team, responsible for implementing, operating and supporting virtual infrastructure (VMware) and providing backup and recovery services (using software such as Veeam), to an exceptional standard for our on-premise and cloud based customers. Key Responsibilities: Carrying out project work for customers including new hardware installations, migrations, and upgrades Carrying out regular maintenance visits for customers, on-premise or cloud Provide pro-active, remote monitoring of client systems either on-premise or cloud Providing technical support via telephone, email, remote control sessions and onsite to end customers Dealing with advanced issues and tickets provided by Service Desk, escalating to Service Manager Manage and interpret customer needs by gaining a solid understanding of the our customer's plans and by developing an excellent working relationship with them Work closely with the Sales Team throughout customer negotiations and assist with the creation of sales proposals Maintain an appropriate level of technical knowledge to facilitate in-depth presentations and discussions with customers Desirable Skills & Experience: You will have strong project and support experience in the following: VMware vSphere/vCentre experience SAN Storage Backup Solutions Basic datacentre connectivity & environmental principles Fibre Channel Networking Cisco UCS or converged infrastructure Siemens SCALANCE switches Networking - DHCP, DNS, VLANs, VPNs, WAN + switching & routing Microsoft Server configuration and administration Awareness of modern security technologies, inc. application level firewalls Must have a strong skills in areas such as: Ability to prioritise and organise workload, working under pressure and to strict deadlines Excellent verbal communication skills with the ability to explain technical jargon to clients in plain English Excellent written communication skills with the ability to create, update and maintain knowledge documentation and reports Capable of positioning business benefits and selling the value of new technology solutions to customers Special Requirements / Other: Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering, IT or related field (preferred) We will require you to have a Full UK Driving Licence and your own vehicle Current passport to allow unhindered travel throughout the EU and NA/SA If you are interested in a role like this, please apply now, or send your CV and an introductory email to tim.parkes@jonlee.co.uk or call 01384 446145 for a discreet conversation. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Nottingham

Head of Power Electronics Integration Department

Head of Integration Technology – Electric Vehicle Products – Birmingham - £ Competitive + Excellent benefits A Head of Integration Technology is required for a brand new automotive technology innovation centre, positioning itself at the forefront of electric and hybrid vehicle technology development. This is a fantastic opportunity to deliver the advanced engineering of EV and Hybrid vehicle products, for a wide range of global customers. They design power controls and voltage contrl modules for uses in automotive and rail tchnologies and are the world's leading high speed rail engineers. As Head of Integration Technology – you will be required to Be responsible for technology research and product development of integrated power module and automotive converter/inverters. Take responsibility for leading the R&D activities from requirements capture to release, ensuring product milestones and high quality are achieved. Lead the design, analysis, simulation and review of key components. Organise resources, allocate tasks and ensure product development challenges are overcome. Develop expert knowledge in industry trends, in the areas of automotive converter integration technology and integrated module packaging. Have responsibility for manufacturability, reliability, DFMEA, material development and review. Establish a Multiphysics simulation platform for product evaluation. Have an understanding of both Electronics Engineering and Mechanical Engineering, 2D and 3D design or components and the integration of circuits and components into complete units. As Head of Integration Technology – you will have Demonstrable and extended experience in R&D of automotive electronic products and project management. A deep understanding of power electronic design and a familiarity of relevant standards and regulations. Experience of V-model, DOORS, Rhapsody, PREEVision, SysML/UML modelling and functional safety software. Suitably qualified and experienced Engineers should apply today by contacting Tim Parkes at Jonathan Lee Recruitment +44(0)1384 446145 or by emailing their CV and covering letter Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / West Midlands

IT Engineer - Automotive Manufacturing

Permanent - ASAP Liverpool Salary range £35-39000 p/a Our Client are seeking to recruit a dynamic and capable IT Engineer for a busy Automotive Interiors supplier in Huyton, Liverpool with help desk, floor walking and production support experience. Please note that you must have some experience in either a manufacturing or automotive production IT Support (production lines, suppliers, factories etc.) in order to be considered for this role MES and SAP experience essential. You will be responsible for both proactive and reactive IT support, configuration and system documentation in a highly diverse production environment providing timely resolutions to user and business requirements. Working knowledge of ITIL (incident and problem management and change management) is a must. Strong communication skills and the ability to present high quality concise documentation for colleagues and end users. You will be able to demonstrate Project management and organisational skills. Someone who keeps up to date with technology you will contribute new ideas and techniques. IT Engineer - Automotive Manufacturing Functions / Tasks: • Providing 1st/2nd/3rd line IT support to end users with technical queries, troubleshooting help desk tickets via email, telephone or in person. • Ensure the correctness and efficiency of the local technical infrastructure, reporting and escalating issues at the earliest point and taking action where necessary. • Provide 100% uptime for plant sequencing systems. • Support, Maintain site Server/Network Infrastructure. • Provide Support and assistance to system users via the IT Helpdesk facility. • Maintain the addition and deletion of users and maintenance of user permissions • Control and Administer IT hardware asset register • Completing tasks and projects assigned by the UK Regional IT Manager within given time frames and taking a proactive approach to finding solutions to problems. • Ensure the correctness and efficiency of the local technical infrastructure, reporting and escalating issues at the earliest point and taking action where necessary. • Provide 100% uptime for plant sequencing systems. • Support, Maintain and continuously improve Server Infrastructure. • Provide Support and assistance to system users via the IT Helpdesk facility. • Administer Data Security procedures with regard to data backup and restore procedures. • Administer Antivirus protection at Server and desktop level. • Maintain the addition and deletion of users and maintenance of user permissions • Control and Administer IT hardware asset register • Completing tasks and projects assigned by IT Manager within given time frames and taking a proactive approach to finding solutions to problems. If you are interested in this IT opportunity please apply now. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Liverpool

Information Security Manager

Information Security Manager IT, Applications & Development - Hatfield, Hertfordshire Competitive Salary Our Client are looking for a self-starting individual who can take ownership of the Information Security Control and Risk Landscape within the business. As a greenfield / start-up, the model's definition is new and requires significant input to develop and implement. You will work alongside the Infrastructure and applications teams as part of the overall Information Technology function to define, influence and own the security control landscape. While this role will predominantly be focussed on management of risk and control, their will be occasional requirement to support the organisation technically in the achievement of the control objectives. As a greenfield site, a security control model has been defined but now needs to be delivered. The successful candidate will work with the technology teams to implement these controls, define the operating procedures and take ownership of the end to end security model. Job Duties and Responsibilities Ownership of the overall Information Security Framework and its successful delivery within the organisation Ownership of the information security policy set and their adoption within the organisation Ownership of the security control landscape and its successful operation within the organisation. Ownership of Security incidents and their management within the organisation Ownership of innovations to the organisation's security model. Ownership of the Security Risk Register and its accuracy within the organisation. The identification and alignment with relevant legislative and regulatory frameworks applicable to the organisations operating models and territories. Interfacing with management across the organisation to understand their technology and business process requirements in order to ensure that adequate security is developed and maintained. The identification and management of new risks based on the ever-changing external threat landscape and their appropriate allocation of ownership within the organisation. The management of the organisation's information assets and alignment with appropriate data protection frameworks such as GDPR/DPOv2. The ongoing reporting and KPI development for Information security in order to report its effectiveness within the organisation to the management team. The review of technology & service proposals from the business to ensure that they do not compromise the existing security model and have adequate security built in. The management of the annual Threat and Vulnerability management programme for the organisation. The management of the ongoing Security Awareness and Cultural engagement programme for the organisation. Managing third party security specialists from partners / vendors to aid in the delivery of the overall security programme and its objectives. Management of the security exceptions process, associated risks and violations. Supporting the daily operations and running of the technical teams through advice and information relevant to the business from the external security threat landscape. Management of information security incidents and the associated business impacts. Management of the ongoing Security Monitoring and Alerting programme. Management of the day to day security controls within the estate such as those protecting EUC, Servers, Infrastructure and other aspects of the Organisations attack surface. To undertake other reasonable duties as required by the management team. Person Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Experience) You will have a minimum of 5 years' experience in an information security focussed role. You will have a technical background in either, infrastructure, applications or EUC including hands on experience and expertise in these area(s). You will have a recognised security qualification such as ISC2 CISSP, CISA or CISM or the equivalent proven experience. You will have prior knowledge of security frameworks such as PCI-DSS, ISO27001, CIS CCFv7, NIST, and will have experience in the delivery and/or management of at least one of them. You will have knowledge and experience of cloud platforms such as Microsoft 365, Azure, AWS & G-Suite and the associated security models available. You will have experience working with and managing the deliverables from third party specialists within the cyber industry such as service providers in the Penetration testing industry. You will have strong attention to detail as well as good written and verbal communication skills You will be able to work autonomously or as part of a team as needed and be able to manage multiple stakeholders at different levels of the organisation often with conflicting priorities. You will be an analytical thinker with proven problem solving skills. If you are interested in this opportunity please apply now! Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Hatfield

Principal Modelling & Simulation Engineer

Principal Modelling & Simulation Engineer Competitive Package Department – Control and Simulation Reporting to – Technical Manager Clifton, Bristol, UK, moving to Filton, Bristol, UK in December 2019. Contract type – Permanent - Job Reference – 18/19 Our Aerospace Client is now seeking to recruit a Principal Engineer to support upcoming programmes of work within Stirling facilities and on-site with our customer. The Principal Modelling and Simulation Engineer will work within a team responsible for producing models (Aerospace systems, marine systems, equipment level models and simulation) for aircraft development programmes. The work involves the development of models and control algorithms together with testing, validation and performance analysis to further assist the system design and verification. As a Principal Engineer the role will also include the technical leading of control and modelling projects, to include the task definition, supporting and approval of the work of junior engineers. The modelling activities may feed into larger internal projects, in which case demonstrable experience of working across multi-disciplinary teams is required, or delivering modelling output directly to external clients. The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in a related discipline (preferably Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mathematics or Physics) and must be able to demonstrate a very good understanding of fundamental modelling principles of vehicle modelling, systems, and/or equipment. The candidate must have relevant industrial experience within the aerospace or marine sectors and have a good knowledge of engineering analysis, methods, processes and simulation tools, particularly Matlab/Simulink. The candidate should have a minimum of 8 years’ experience including the leading of modelling tasks. The candidate should have experience with version controlling models and have knowledge of configuration management processes. The successful candidates will have strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work independently and within teams of engineers. KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES Manage multiple projects and deliver within agreed timescales and budgets. Interact with internal and external customers on a technical and programme level. Deliver engineering solutions at a consistently high standard (self-checking results). Maintain the project documentation in line with the quality plan. Lead technical solution for bids including budget estimate. Provide support to business to pursue new opportunities. Formal requirements capture and their negotiation, verification and management. Develop check and/or approve systems specifications for systems. Support the development and promotion of the Company system engineering processes. Support the development of new business proposals, through technical content, work breakdown and hours / cost estimates, and where necessary provide technical iteration with our customers to promote a successful outcome. Be responsible (delegated or otherwise) for the quality of all applicable project outputs. Representation of Stirling Dynamics with existing and potential customers. Provide technical direction within the skill domain to junior engineers. • Reviewing the performance of team members. QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS A relevant engineering degree or equivalent. An advanced user of Matlab/Simulink. Experience of ADAMS, AMESIM and other similar tools would be an advantage. A proven ability to derive mathematical models of physical systems from fundamental engineering principles. Experience with dynamics modelling and/or experience modelling hydro-mechanical and/or electromechanical systems and/or experience with control systems and architecture in either aerospace or marine domains. Ability to reverse engineer models from a defined architecture. Development of models in line with updates to specification. Development of test specifications and their implementation in code. Experience of working within a configuration-controlled development team (GIT or Perforce/Helix) Report writing and presentation skills. Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook. Experience of model validation against a test specimen. PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS The personal qualities of the jobholder will be key to success in this role. The following characteristics and qualities are identified as essential for the roles: Self-motivated, mature candidate with the ability to solve problems independently. An ability to manage multiple tasks, to work effectively within a team or independently when required. • Good interpersonal skills, including a diplomatic and professional approach when dealing with people. The confidence and desire to gain a full understanding of issues. The capability to work efficiently and accurately, with an attention to detail, and the discipline to self-check results. Good organisational skills, including record keeping. Able to act in a customer facing position If you are interested in this position please apply now! Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Bristol

Senior Developer

Senior Software Developer Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 Location: Rugby A Senior Software Developer is required for a worldleader in automated inventory solutions for a permanent position due to company expansion. As a Senior Software Developer, your daily duties will be: Develop, lead and contribute to a product range covering a diverse technology stack Providing a key role in full lifecycle development of an existing range of products Contribute to design decisions, product development and tech strategy to help the company evolve and improve. The Senior Software Engineer should have the following skills or experience: Highly proficient in C# & .NET development, leveraging the latest tools and methods to ensure code is clean, testable and follows development best practices. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will help in providing mentoring and guidance to less experienced members of the team; the role also requires knowledge of agile practices along with unit testing and case management to help drive forward the R & D strategy. Fully versed in modern web development and accompanying technologies/frameworks while able to suggest, design and implement solutions that cover other platforms such as Windows, Android and iOS. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for anyone looking for a new role as a Senior Software Engineer, in return you will be offered: Fantastic working environment In-house training to develop your knowledge The opportunity to work with prestigious clients with interesting projects. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high, should you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Senior Software Engineer position, please contact Tim Parkes at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446 145. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

Permanent / Rugby

Software Engineer - 36339

Ref: 36339 Title: Software Engineer Division: Chassis Contract Position based at: Gaydon Upto £31.39 per hour Ltd Co Position Description: To be embedded in the Chassis Steering systems power pack team with responsibility for the delivery of steering systems. Electronic hardware and software across one or more Vehicle programs. To evaluate the technical delivery in close co-operation with the supplier and system interfaces, and to develop the commodity plan and ensure delivery to required quality, cost and time. To test the steering systems in the car and provide detailed engineering feedback to the supplier and other departments. To debug and work with the SIL, VIL and HIL EPAS teams in problem diagnostics and resolution. Skills Required: Experience with the design and delivery of complex Systems, including Hardware, or Software, or a mechanical solution Planning, co-ordination with suppliers, delivery and reporting of technical deliverables to support a Project Cycle Plan Communication system protocols. Excellent English language communication written and oral required. Experience Required: Proven experience in the delivery of an: electronic, software or mechanical module which involved working with other cross discipline engineers. Strong organisational, project management and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex ideas. A passion for continuous technical improvement and can demonstrate this. A resilient and enthusiastic person who responds constructively to new ideas and inputs. An effective team player, actively develops and supports team members. Full UK driving licence. Experience Preferred: Vehicle diagnostics or experience with using diagnostic equipment. Detailed debugging and creating solutions to complex problems. A passion for the automotive industry and the potential of automotive technology. Design, development, testing and introduction of Electric Powered Steering Systems front and rear. Experience with any of the following tools: Vector Canalyser/Canape/Canoe, RMDV, DOORS, Diagnostic tools, OEM software update tools. Education Required: Degree qualified with an Engineering related subject or suitable equivalent experience. If you are interested in this contract opportunity please apply now! Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

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