Principal Systems Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895035_1545318127
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 20, 2018 15:02

Job Description

Your knowledge of Systems Engineering and strong experience team leadership / management, will play a crucial part in defining and managing the requirement definition, implementation, verification and validation of a complex solution. As a Team leader, you will manage and develop the engineering resources to ensure that the business has the adequate skills and manpower to deliver its strategic objectives while implementing best engineering practices.

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 Systems Engineering Team Leader to be responsible for conducting systems engineering activities, either alone on a small project or leading a larger project team, adhering to Engineering Function processes or project specific tailoring of those processes. The job includes;
*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 and Interface Specifications;
*Defining the system's sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software;
*Developing and continually refining the system acceptance strategy, and verification method for each system requirement (incl. Acceptance Management Plan);
*Ensuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable;
*Leading with system testing;
*Deriving, defining and documenting testing:
*Conducting integration testing;
*Conducting system testing (informal and formal);

A Systems Engineer you will be responsible for :
*Delivering allocated tasks within budget and to timescales as agreed with the project management team.
*Supporting the safety verification process as required;
*Support planning through input to project schedule by estimating tasks and adhere to agreed estimates/timescales.
*Supports Bids by providing input on technical solutions, estimates and plans.

About You:

To be suitable for the Systems Engineering Team Leader role, you will need to be, educated to HNC/HND or Degree level or equivalent in an Engineering or Computer Science related discipline and have solid experience of delivering Systems Engineering activities within large projects. As a Team leader, you will manage, motivate and develop direct reports (4-6) to ensure that they fulfil their roles and meet targets effectively, on a timely basis and to agreed quality standards.
-Coach direct reports to help them further develop in their own roles and levels of expertise.
-Conduct Personal Development reviews in line with the business schedule.
-Ensure compliance to all operational and financial processes and procedures.
-Responsible for employment matters, working with HR and the Functional Team Lead where appropriate to address and resolve issues effectively and in accordance with the company's policies.

A background in the defence or marine industry is preferred (especially Sonar), and the ideal candidate will have an understanding and experience of the application of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and 'V-Model', System architectures and concept definition with some previous focus of Specification development, Verification and Validation and use case analysis. Knowledge of Matlab would be advantageous.

Team Leader - Systems Engineering
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.