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Communication & Networks Systems Engineer

Communications & Networks Systems Engineer
Fareham, Hampshire
 
Flylogix is Always Going Further to pioneer aviation services as the foremost unmanned operator in existence. We are a fast-growth scale-up delivering real services to many of the world's largest and leading corporations. Our next-gen tech plus tested and tough long-range drones operate 'beyond visual line of sight’ to ensure the least risk to humans and least harm to the planet. We're now ready to reach new heights and are looking for inquisitive, knowledgeable and skilful people to join our pioneering team.
 
Our Controls and Communications team provides a compact flight control system for our unmanned aircraft that is securely linked to our Skyspace command and control system that allows our pilots to operate our aircraft remotely.
 
We are looking for a communications engineer to help develop our terrestrial and over-the-air command and control links.
 
Your role would involve:
  • Designing the communications architectures between the autopilot, the on-board gateway and Skyspace, as well as additional systems such as the VOIP and camera systems
  • Optimising the use of the over-the-air bandwidth in terms of latency and cost
  • Working with the Software Team to ensure secure and reliable links
  • Developing network configuration and application code for the onboard gateway 
  • Writing test requirements for the communications systems
To Apply:
 
You will be confident in developing network solutions using Embedded Linux and understand the challenges of variable latency on over-the-air links. You should have experience in a programming language such as Python or C++. Any exposure to PIXHAWK would be beneficial as would knowledge of IT networking, packets, routing, OSI middle layers from physical to the transport packet stream. 
 
We are looking for experience of computer networking and routing of data over the various different RF/4G/satcoms channels.
 
The company operates out of super modern, purpose-built offices at the Fareham Innovation Centre which looks out over The Solent Airfield. You’ll be working with Engineers who have rich, successful careers from industries such as F1. 
 
The company enjoys a Hybrid remote working scheme (3/2) for positions that lend themselves to this type of flexibility, but full time remote working isn’t possible at this time. All roles provide a competitive salary and company benefits including private health care, cycle to work scheme and pension. 
 
If you are interested then please send me your latest CV for review but if not, and you know someone that might be, then we pay a referral fee on successful introduction – see https://www.gerrellandhard.co.uk/your-career/referral-rewards