Senior Engineer (Systems Design)

Senior Engineer (Systems Design)

Job Title: Senior Engineer (Systems Design)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895549_1555346489
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2019 17:41

Job Description

Your experience in Systems Engineering and knowledge of Electronic or Software Engineering development, will play a crucial part in supporting Systems Design function on a variety of aerospace and defence product development projects.

You would have the opportunity to work for a leading developer of mission and safety critical equipment in the aerospace and defence industries based in Cambridge.

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

About the Job:

The client requires a Senior Systems Engineer to support the Systems Design function in order that both project and statutory requirements are met and to improve the effectiveness of the systems design function within the company.

This job includes:
*To competently resolve technical problems associated with assigned products
*To help ensure engineering activity is carried out in accordance with engineering procedures
*To support the preparation and updating of project plans for assigned projects
*Ensure adequate constructive challenge is presented in design reviews to identify and help mitigate any key issues
*Assist project leaders to achieve project objectives, attending project review meetings as required
*Help to build and maintain excellent internal and external customer relationships
*Prepare reports where required for internal and external use
*Keep up to date with new developments within the market place
*Prepare and deliver presentations as required
*Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures to ensure accreditation requirements are consistently met
*Be prepared to travel to support current and future products on customers sites

About you:

To succeed in this role you will need previous Systems Engineering experience, a good engineering or science degree and be able to operate within a multi-discipline team. You will need good experience of electronics/systems design in aerospace and will be technically competent to assess technical risk in their area and to honestly present the detail of these risks. You will have experience in Electronic or Software Engineering development and Requirements Management using DOORS and be conversant with system design practice.

Some of the following would also be useful:
*Conversant with safety critical architectures
*Familiar with circuit design, analysis, test and modelling techniques for analogue and digital circuitry
*Familiar with software design
*Familiar with DO254
*Familiar with DO178B
*Familiar with DO160
*Familiar with ARP4754A
*Familiar with the manufacturing techniques used for aerospace electronics
*Familiar with system modelling in MATLAB/SIMULINK
*Familiarity with electrical, thermal and mechanical stress calculations
*Familiarity with hydraulic system design
*Familiarity with PCB design
*Familiarity with EMC techniques
*Familiarity with hardware design techniques
*Familiarity with software design techniques
*Familiarity with fault tree analysis and reliability prediction

Senior Engineer (Systems Design)
Salary negotiable

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.