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We're Hiring - Systems Engineer

Reference: SEP20196964
Expiry date: 18:45, 15 October 2019
Location: Newtownards, Co. Down
Salary: Competitive
Benefits: Competitive

 Who We Are

James Fisher and Sons Plc is a leading provider of innovative marine solutions and specialised engineering services worldwide in: oil and gas, nuclear, construction, defence, renewable energy and more.

EDS, part of James Fisher & Sons Plc, is the only company in the renewables industry that truly offers full end to end turnkey solutions. From design through to connection, testing, commissioning and operations, EDS HV provide clients with a high quality solution as their partner of choice, offering professional engineering services 24/7, 365 days a year.

Our Vacancy

EDS’s portfolio of wind farms continues to expand as we work towards our goal of being the leading independent offshore high voltage service provider. For this reason, we are looking for a Systems Engineer to join us on a permanent basis.

You will be joining an ambitious organisation where creative thinking and innovation are encouraged, whilst ensuring continuous focus on quality in everything we do. You will be part of a talented team of engineers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical infrastructure and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security.

Responsibilities include fibre optic infrastructure installation, commissioning, O&M and testing, specifying procurement and logistical needs, providing system support both on site and remotely to stakeholders and technical report writing. 

Who we are looking for


  • Previous systems engineering experience of 5 years in a project and/or operation-based environment.
  • Previous experience installing and maintaining fibre optic infrastructure/systems
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Systems data analysis and technical report writing
  • Experience as a site leader of HSE culture and best practice
  • Previous experience of providing support to senior management
  • Experience being independent and working remotely


  • Previous experience of the following testing methods: Line Resonance Analysis (LIRA), Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS), Optical Domain Reflectometry (OTDR)
  • Experience of high-end processing technology, networks and protocols
  • Previous experience working as a systems engineer in the offshore wind industry
  • Experience of systems testing in a fault and emergency environment in the offshore wind industry

As we serve clients across Europe and beyond, willingness for travel to sites, both on and offshore and client meetings is essential.  EDS HV Group has several office locations across the UK where travel to/from will be required.

Contract Type - Permanent / Full-time

Our Rewards & Benefits

We offer a competitive salary and excellent rewards, for what our employees consider to be really rewarding work.

This includes a number of core and voluntary benefits such as: 25 days annual leave, plus local bank holidays, pension scheme, share save scheme, Simplyhealth plan, eyesight tests and cycle to work scheme.

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Date: 23/09/2019
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