Principal Systems Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greenford, London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896246_1576850656
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2019 14:04

Job Description

Your knowledge of Systems Engineering and strong experience in leadership / management, will play a crucial part in defining and managing the requirement definition, implementation, verification and validation of a complex solution. As a Principal Systems Engineer, you will be leading the systems activities on a project applying sound engineering judgement to ensure projects are delivered to cost, schedule, and quality requirements.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, responsible for the efficient manufacture of the next generation of high integrity electronic systems for the defence and maritime industries. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.

About the Role:

The client requires a Principal Engineer (Systems) to utilise their expertise on various projects across the whole systems lifecycle, ensuring that the project delivers to cost, quality, and schedule, whilst providing support and mentoring to other team members. The job includes;
*Delivering the systems engineering tasks for a project within the allocated budget and timeframe.
*Coordinating the project engineering team to develop and deliver a solution that is technically and commercially acceptable.
*Generating, understanding, and reviewing user requirements.
*Performing requirement analysis and flow down to system and sub-system levels.
*Developing and documenting system architecture, design, and acceptance and verification strategies.
*Ensuring that the specification, design, and acceptance information is fully traceable.
*Leading all the activities relating to systems validation and acceptance.
*Providing input to project schedules through regular and clear progress reports.
*Supporting bids by providing technical solutions, estimates, and plans.

About You:

To be suitable for the Principal Systems Engineer role, you will need to be, educated to Degree level or equivalent in an Engineering, Physics, Systems, Acoustics, or Signal Processing related discipline and have solid experience of delivering Systems Engineering activities within large projects. You will need strong and proven leadership and problem solving skills and be able to adapt use of DOORS and will need significant experience in most of the following areas, with exposure to the others:
*Requirements elicit action and management
*System architecture and design
*System integration and test
*System acceptance, verification, and validation
*In-service support
*Have demonstrated the ability to plan and execute systems activities on complex projects.
*Experience in communicating complicated topics clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical audiences.

Principal Systems Engineer
Salary Negotiable

Keywords: Systems engineer, Team Lead, Requirements, Analysis, Design, Review and Verification, V&V, DOORS, V-model, Lifecycle.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

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.