Trials Engineer – Military Vehicle Systems Integration

Job Description

Trials Support Engineer – Military Vehicle Systems Integration

Based in Bovington / Wareham, Dorset

This role will require extensive travel within the UK and abroad

2-year fixed term contract with a salary of between £32,800 to £41,000

Working a compressed nine-day fortnight – which means every other Friday off!


  • Ensure the requirements for trials data capture are documented and understood
  • Ensure the necessary sensors and other data logging equipment are installed and verified as operational
  • Support the trials and integration activities at a system level on Armoured Fighting Vehicles platforms as on trials focal point for vehicle instrumentation, test and data analysis
  • Specify and procure necessary equipment to facilitate the recording of data from a AFV platform on a trials-by-trials basis
  • Fitting and commissioning of sensors on vehicle in readiness for trials
  • Derivation and management of equipment spares to maintain trials tempo
  • Work with domain subject matter experts to download, inspect and conduct first line analysis of trials data


  • An understanding of integration and test procedures
  • Ability to conduct technical review of programme deliverables
  • A proven track record of complex system integration and test programmes ideally within the defence, automotive or aeronautical sectors


  • Experience of military vehicle systems across all technical domains
  • Working knowledge of data acquisition equipment (CANape, Vsignalyser, eDAQ, ICM)
  • Working knowledge of MilCAN, Ethernet, power and communication technologies / emulators / test equipment
  • Working knowledge and experience of utilising various sensors such as accelerometers, strain gauges, current clamps etc.

Job Overview

Job Title:Trials Engineer – Military Vehicle Systems Integration
Contract Type:Permanent
Location:Wareham, UK
Salary: £32800 - £41000
Expiry Date: September 19, 2023
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