Principal Systems Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary: DOE+benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 894388_1518190197
Contact Name: Francesca Tucker
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2018 15:30

Job Description

You will be responsible for System Engineering activities throughout the project lifecycle. You will oversee all of the engineering activities within your business stream, supporting Engineering Leads with the resolution of issue, scheduling, technical and risk management activities. You will successfully deliver engineering activities & work packages throughout the project lifecycle, to schedule, budget and specifications.
As the Principal Systems Engineer, your main responsibilities will be/include:
*Deliver allocated tasks within budget and to timescales
* Systems thinking to grasp and manage situations of complexity and uncertainty
*Generating, understanding and reviewing user requirements documentation
*Writing the project System Requirements Specifications
*Developing and documenting the System architecture
*Developing and documenting the systems design through System Design Specifications
*Defining the system's sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software
*Understanding & managing the context of the systems and stakeholders
*Developing and continually refining the system acceptance strategy, and verification method
*Promoting and co-ordinating an interdisciplinary approach through review and of the products
*Ensuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable

Successful candidates will have/be:
*HNC/HND or equivalent in a relevant subject (Engineering or Computer Science)
*Knowledge of Systems Engineering best practices and common pitfalls.
*Knowledge of Systems Engineering methodologies , processes and tools
*Appreciation of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering
*Knowledge and experience of the Systems Engineering lifecycles.
*Awareness of safety issues.
*Experience of Systems Engineering in the defence industry or other relevant environment.
*Experience of the use of Systems Engineering tools.
*Experience of conducting engineering activities in accordance with structured business processes

Position- Principal Systems Engineer
Location- High Wycombe
Salary- DOE + competitive benefits

Key Words:Systems Engineer, Systems Engineering, Lifecycle, Methodologies, IET, Electronic, DOORS, Military, Sonar, Combat Systems, Weapons

Applicants may be required to meet certain security criteria. (There may be the occasional need for worldwide travel/away from home for reasonable lengths of time.)

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 role is a permanent position

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