Principal Systems Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 896991_1610983840
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 18, 2021 15:30

Job Description

Your experience of full lifecycle systems engineering and understanding of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) will help you to join a small, supporting the development of Systems Engineering Capability and providing Systems Engineering support to strategic change programmes and Complex Systems development projects. As a Principal Systems Engineer, you will provide Systems engineering education, training and consultancy style support to both key national and international project and business areas.

You will have the opportunity to work for a leading multi-national Defence systems provider which boasts some of most advanced facilities in their areas of expertise. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant Engineering environment.

About the job:

Our client currently requires a Principal Systems Engineer to join a small team responsible for understanding current and emerging Systems Engineering best practice, applying this knowledge appropriately in the context of development programmes, and supporting project teams and practitioners in the application of the appropriate methods. This includes the development of the overall competency profile of Systems Engineers across the System Design & Validation function. The role will include;
*Providing education, training and consultancy style support to both key national and international project and business areas
*Assessing core Systems Engineering techniques and developing/delivering process improvement and behavioural change to teams.
*Ability to understand and implement MBSE (Model Based Systems Engineering) concepts into practising projects.
*Ensuring consideration of a full lifecycle approach to the design of systems into project teams.
*Keeping up to date in relevant technical areas, develop skills and capabilities to be able to provide more effective services.

About you:
As a Principal Systems Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
*Experience of Systems Engineering with up to date knowledge of issues in relevant specialist area(s) e.g. mechanical, electrical, software, Integrated Logistic Support (ILS), Human Factors (HF), control and analysis.
*Understanding of state of the art Systems Engineering methods and their application in the systems engineering domain i.e. experience of lifecycle issues from concept through to disposal on major projects.
*Holistic Systems Thinker with experience of: architecting in complex environments; engaging with complex stakeholders to elicit and trade needs to deliver value; architecting at different levels of abstraction.
*Capable of working autonomously and proactively, able to deal with multiple issues, tasks and priorities concurrently.
*Excellent communication and good problem solving skills are essential.
*Ideally with an appropriate degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline.

Principal Systems Engineer
Up to £35,000 - £48,000

Keywords: Systems Engineer, Lifecycle, V-lifecycle, Design, Requirements, Elicit, Trade-off, DOORS, Architect, MBSE, Configuration management, Systems Design, Flow down, Systems Validation, Defence, Military, Maritime, Land, Air, Sea.

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.

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, to SC level.

This is a permanent position.

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