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Project Engineer

THE POSITION – Project Engineer

Navtech Radar is looking for a talented and experienced Project Engineer to join the team to support and manage project implementation and product development.

In this role you will be working with partner system integrators to deliver our systems worldwide. This is a demanding and rewarding role requiring good technical and customer facing skills. You will need both hands-on practical site-based aptitude as well as IT/technical skills as our solution comprises both hardware and software. 


Navtech Radar is a world-leading innovator, and multi-award-winning designer and manufacturer of commercially deployed radar solutions. Our ground-breaking technology is utilised by clients worldwide, across many industry sectors, from Perimeter Security Surveillance and Industrial Automation to Traffic Incident Detection on Smart Highways and as part of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS).

As part of Halma plc, a FTSE 100 company, you will be joining a group of companies whose mission is to make the world cleaner, safer, and healthier.


Our offices are nestled in the picturesque village of Ardington, South Oxfordshire, within an easy commute from areas of Reading, Swindon, Newbury, and Oxford.

The role will be based at our offices in Ardington, but you should expect travel both UK and international to support system deployment and testing on site.


We help create the right environment for our dedicated staff by providing a flexible, fun, friendly, and family feel. We are dog friendly and enjoy family, friends, and group events. We have plenty of free parking for our employees and provide you with options to join colleagues on lunchtime walks, biking, and other pursuits. We care about our staff, in fact, our culture is developed by them, for them!

  • Planning, delivering, and reporting of on-site activities. This includes system commissioning, configuration and testing to meet customer requirements.
  • Working with our partners worldwide to deliver our solutions
  • Coordinating problem resolution with engineering, software, and customer support
  • Monitoring systems performance - diagnosing and remedying issues where possible
  • Conducting customer training on the operation of our systems.
  • Contributing to product development by helping with field testing of new products
  • Assisting the sales team in performing customer demonstrations and site surveys.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), good working knowledge of IT Hardware, Software Architecture (Windows, Linux e.g., COMP TI A+), Networking (e.g., N+, CCNA), comfortable with command line utilities, desirable to have PowerShell or scripting knowledge.
  • Analytical thinking with strong focus on problem solving
  • You will be required to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, with effective communication skills and the ability to liaise confidently with the customer in a high-pressure environment
  • Good technical and oral presentation skills.
  • 5+ years' experience in a technical role, either support, project based or R&D
  • Preferably educated to HNC level or higher in a relevant discipline.
  • Willing to travel and spend short periods away from home both in UK and worldwide
  • Willing to work occasional nights
  • Valid British Or EU Passport
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

We are always looking for the right people so, even if you do not feel that you tick every box, if you feel that the role and the company would be a good fit for you then please contact us.


This role will require the successful candidate to undertake a pre-employment background screening check (either Basic DBS or BPSS).


Salary will be competitive based on this type of role within the Thames Valley.

Other benefits include a generous profit share bonus scheme, pension contributions and holiday loyalty scheme.

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