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Graduate Analyst

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Parkside Recruitment
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£20,000 to £28,000 per annum
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Graduate Analyst
Are you looking for an interesting career in Systems Engineering?
Do you have the drive to deliver on time and to budget?
Are you a good communicator?

The ideal candidate will join an innovative team of analysts within the systems engineering team to develop the next generation of the companys acoustic products. The role requires you to have the ability to define and achieve goals through working as part of a team with the flexibility to cross boundaries if required. Good verbal and written communication skills are required in order to provide clear, concise and structured technical documents. This position requires you to have good organisational skills, the willingness to embrace new technology and the enthusiasm to learn and develop analyst skills applied to the acoustic domain within the full engineering life cycle.
Key responsibilities:

The Graduate Engineer will enter the business in their home function and will, throughout the course of the graduate scheme, spend time on 'placement' in a range of other engineering and non-engineering functions across UECSS' business streams and throughout the product lifecycle.
The graduate will work with their functional line manager and mentor to create a roadmap of the functions in which they wish to gain experience. During each rotation, the Graduate's day to day work will be overseen by a Placement Supervisor who will be responsible for setting objectives specific to that placement.
The Graduate Engineer will be responsible for the following:
- Delivering allocated tasks and meet objectives as agreed with line manager, placement supervisor and mentor.
- Performing modelling, design or implementation activities with the supervision and mentoring of senior staff.
- Learning the use of tools and equipment of the allocated functional discipline.
- Learning how to estimate allocated tasks and adhere to agreed estimates/timescales by participating in the definition of Work Packages and their incorporation into project delivery.
- Providing regular and clear technical progress reports to project management, mentor, project supervisor and functional line manager.
- Adhering to the company's engineering processes and procedures.
- Acting as a team player who recognises the impact of his/her performance and behaviour in the wider team.
- Developing an awareness of the role of other functions of the business (Finance, Production, Sales & Marketing, Commercial, etc.) as part of the Early Career Development Scheme (ECDS).
In order to achieve this, the Graduate Engineer will be accountable for:
- Demonstrating good inter personal skills and a positive attitude to technical challenges.
- Maintaining and developing technical skills in allocated functional discipline by identifying training needs and learning on the job.
- Understanding the priorities of own project(s) and learn how to plan own work adequately with the help of experienced staff to meet allocated delivery deadlines.
- Developing personal career path as part of the Early Career Development Scheme and annual assessment process.
- Becoming a member of a UK Engineering Council registered Professional Body (e.g. IET, IMechE, RAeS) and working towards the professional registration standards set out by their chosen body.
Typical tasks will consists of:
o Working with the customer and internal teams to elicit and derive requirements,
o Define and model algorithms applied to the company's solution (control systems, signal processing, performance modelling etc.),
o Acoustic transducer modelling, design and prototyping activities,
o Developing the high level system architecture for a project,
o Planning and undertaking verification and validation activities
The successful candidate will have at the minimum a Bachelor's degree (2:1 or higher) in a Science, Physics or Mathematics subject but would benefit from either a Masters degree or PhD in similar subject.

Tools and equipment used:
The Graduate Engineer will employ a range of software and hardware tools depending upon placements undertaken. Coaching and formal training for these tools will be provided where required.
Use of Laboratory / Workshop equipment may be required for some placements.
Working conditions:

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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