Control Systems Integration - UK Nuclear Programmes

  • Department: Nuclear
  • Location: Burton upon Trent
  • Salary: £28,500 - £57,500pa

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Salary range for this role is £28.5k - £57.5kpa depending on experience.

Closing date is 19th August however we encourage early applications.

We have an immediate requirement for Control Systems Engineers of all levels to specify, design and implement verification solutions to some of the UK’s most challenging engineering programmes.

The role involves aiding clients with the development of their verification programme for integrated hardware and software electronic systems. Day to day activities involve:

  • Developing systems integration and test capability, such as test rigs, Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL) simulators, dynamics system models, etc, including benchmarking technology options.
  • Creating tests that can be deployed onto automated testing rigs to generate verification evidence.
  • Developing software scripts and tools that can automate and speed up the verification process.
  • Writing high-level documentation to detail testing procedures, inform proper use of tools/software and review evidence generated from verification tests.
  • Meeting with clients to understand their needs and developing a programme of work to meet them.
  • Communication with clients to keep them informed of progress and how that fits into their objectives/goals.

Candidates will have a strong interest in the integration and testing of hardware and software systems.

  • Recent graduates will have studied Control Systems as part of a relevant, accredited degree course (eg Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Control Systems Engineering, Communications Engineering, Computer Science) and show a willingness to learn and develop further on the skills that deliver success in this field.
  • Experienced candidates will have a breadth of domain knowledge from a range of engineering market sectors and will be able to use this understanding to improve programme delivery and the broader understanding of junior resource within the team.

You will play a key role in the team delivering some of our largest programmes of work in support of our clients in the UK’s national infrastructure and national security. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team, often alongside the client.

You will manage tasks to time, cost and quality expectations and you will help to develop future business.


The successful applicant will meet the following minimum requirements:

  • You will have a good degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or other related disciplines.
  • Experience in the design, development or validation of electronic hardware or embedded software.
  • An appreciation of integration of hardware and software.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

It is to your advantage if you meet any or all of the following additional requirements:

  • Familiarity with electronic communications (Serial interfaces etc.)
  • Programming, Software or Scripting skills (all variety of programming language are of relevance).
  • Experience of safety/mission critical systems.
  • Familiarity with Systems Engineering principles and lifecycles, eg V-model.

Due to the nature of the work that Frazer-Nash Consultancy undertake, candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and must be able to satisfy clearance criteria for UK National Security Vetting.

Happy to talk flexible working

With benefits to suit your lifestyle, we have a flexible approach to your location and working arrangements.

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