Senior / Principal Systems Engineer

Senior / Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Senior / Principal Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol, England
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896409_1579606832
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 21, 2020 11:40

Job Description

My client is one of the largest consultant engineering firms in the UK providing support to Government, Public Services and Regulated Engineering Industries. They now require dynamic and motivated Senior and Principal Systems Engineers to provide engineering support to a large portfolio of programmes and projects across energy, transport, aerospace and security sectors.

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About the Job:

The client requires Senior or Principal Systems Engineers to work on a small consultancy project or as part of a large multi-disciplinary delivery team. You may need to balance your time across a number of projects at the same time or work, with focus, on a single programme for an extended period. Your responsibilities may include:
*Delivering identified engineering outputs within time, cost and quality constraints as part of an engineering service to a client
*Draft and implement strategies to achieve successful client decision milestones
*Provide consultancy to client project and engineering managers
*Fulfil a senior role within a client's own delivery team
*Managing multi-party and multidisciplinary teams to execute an engineering plan
*Development of engineering documentation e.g. System Requirements Document, Acceptance Plan, Verification & Validation requirements Matrix
*Engage Subject Matter Experts to capture requirements, risks or solution options
*Conduct technical analysis and make recommendations
*Engage with wider industry to understand and shape potential solutions
*Deliver an analysis report to identify key risks and shortfalls
*Participate in or lead Design Reviews
*Implement quality assurance to satisfy both corporate and client
*Achieve client acceptance across a range of engineering deliverables

About You:

To be suitable for the Senior or Principal Systems Engineering consultant role, you will have a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject, and experience in the following areas:-
*Working in complex systems from digital, communications, sensors, platforms to software and advanced technology integration
*Applying Systems Engineering processes (e.g. ISO15288:2015) across the lifecycle
*Using modelling languages e.g. UML, SysML, Archimate
*Managing projects and teams

You will have an understanding of different tools and techniques applied to engineering to capture requirements and develop solution designs e.g. Model Based Systems Engineering and experience of engineering within the MOD's procurement framework, Acquisition System Guidance.


oSenior / Principal Systems Engineering Consultant
oNegotiable salary


Systems, Design, Delivery, Lifecycle, Architecture, Defence, Requirements, Modelling, UML, SysML, Archimate, MOD, Acceptance Plan, Verification & Validation, Consultancy.

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 Permanent position