Principal Systems Test Engineer

Principal Systems Test Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Test Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Greenford, Middlesex
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895423_1544622808
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 12, 2018 13:53

Job Description

My client is a market leader in the provision of secure communications, information assurance and ISTAR systems to defence customers worldwide. Due to a strong workload, they are looking to recruit a Principal Systems Test Engineer in Greenford or Gloucester to conduct Systems Test activities to ensure designs and products meet customer requirements.

The successful candidate will provide systems test expertise to one or more projects simultaneously, within the Information Assurance Business Unit, which delivers multiple concurrent research, development and production programmes ranging from tens of £k to several £m. The job will include;
*Develop manual and automated system level testing of products, throughout the development lifecycle, to ensure customer requirements are satisfied.
*Create and maintain Systems Test artefacts, such as Test Plans, Test Procedures and Test Reports, as required, throughout the product development lifecycle, to result in a positive project outcome.
*Carry out Systems Test activities in accordance with Systems Test artefacts, so that test, qualification and acceptance events are completed successfully.
*Input to project management process regarding estimates to complete; potential risks and opportunities; project issues; and reporting of progress / completion.
*Represent System Test in design reviews and customer meetings.
*Actively contribute to and/or lead defined aspects of the project to achieve optimal balance between requirements, schedule and cost.
*Manage customers and external suppliers to ensure compliance with agreed processes and achievement of project objectives.
*Generate and review technical proposals, and provide estimates for the associated effort, costs and risks, for bids and proposals, leading to contract awards.
*Work closely with project management and engineering project leads to create proposals that drive down project costs and increase margin.
*Manage security of information as defined in the Security manual.

To be suitable for the Principal Systems Test Engineer role, you will need significant experience and a full understanding of Systems Test Engineering and Systems Test events, as well as significant experience of developing Systems Test artefacts and achieving a compliant systems design. You will need experience in writing high quality technical documentation and the formal technical review of such material and will ideally need experience of DOORS, SysML and automated test tools, with experience of EMC and TEMPEST qualification testing, and working with external test houses.


oPrincipal Systems Test Engineer
oGreenford OR Gloucester


Systems, Test, DOORS, SysML, V model, Design review, Requirement management, military, defence, documentation.

This would be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Systems Engineer with some to work on a challenging role for a market leader in the provision of secure communications, information assurance and ISTAR systems to defence customers worldwide.

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 role is a contract positions

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