Principal Systems Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895698_1565627097
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 12, 2019 17:24

Job Description

Your knowledge of Systems Engineering (especially design) and strong experience of working across the project lifecycle, will play a crucial part maintaining the correct level of systems design leadership throughout Aerospace projects (mainly relating to electrical power generation and distribution systems). As a Principal Systems Engineer, you will work as a key figure within a flexible engineering environment, this role will become part of a team of highly motivated, skilled and experienced individuals.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, working for an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defence markets. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Role:

The client requires a Principal Engineer - Systems Design whose primary activities relate to electrical power generation and distribution systems, and include:
*System requirement definition, working with the customer in a team context
*System design including architectures, performance analysis and integration aspects
*Requirement management and compliance analysis
*Responsible for Systems related technical decisions and providing the Systems interface to the customer.
*Supervise and hold technical responsibility for the work of others, and ensure a high level of quality is maintained
*Participation in system test rig design, test rig commissioning and system testing
*Support of system testing at the site and customer's facility
*Preparation of documentation with the end goal of system qualification and aircraft certification (including system specifications, interface control documents, system description documents, test specifications and reports)
*Accountability for compiling and collating documentation for Safety of Flight / Certification, and issuing the System Declaration of Design and Performance (DDP)
*Generation of Project plans and Monthly Execution Plans (MEP) and attending daily stand-up meetings to ensure the Programme Engineering budget is met
*Supporting new business growth in promoting the company's capability to customers, in investigating possible opportunities and in preparation of responses to customer Requests for Proposal

About You:

To be suitable for the Principal Systems Engineer role, you will need to be educated to Degree in a related discipline or have equivalent experience with experience of successfully delivering Systems projects. You will have a strong interest in systems design and integration, and their application to electrical power generation and distribution, and a broad understanding of, aircraft or other complex safety-critical systems. You will need to have used DOORS software and have an understanding of interpreting customer and internal specifications to extract technical requirements. A good understanding of the System Engineering process and its application to the product lifecycle is needed including; System architecture decomposition and definition, Integration V&V planning, System requirement definition, Validation, Implementation, System verification etc.

Principal Engineer - Systems Design
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Systems engineer, Requirements, Analysis, Design, Review and Verification, V&V, Integration, DOORS, V-model, Lifecycle, Aerospace, Architecture.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.