Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 894029_1518017941
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 07, 2018 15:39

Job Description

Your experience in Systems Engineering and knowledge of requirements management, design reviews, specification development and Verification and Validation, will play a crucial part in completing all allocated Systems Engineering activities including analysis, design, review and verification either leading teams or within a Systems Engineering team.

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 contract Senior Systems Engineer to support on all Systems Engineering activities including requirements, analysis, design, review and verification. This role includes:
*Effective management and execution of project Work Packages.
*Understanding and reviewing requirements documentation
*Conducting System Engineering using the outputs of the various engineering teams
*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. This includes writing the Acceptance Management Plan and Test Specifications.
*Ensuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable
*Ensuring compliance of the design to the technical requirements and project constraints (e.g. cost)
*Deriving, defining and documenting:
oSystem Acceptance Test Specifications,
oSystem Functional Test/Factory Acceptance Test Procedures
*Assist with writing the project System Requirements Specifications
*Assist with developing and documenting the System Design through System Design Specifications and Interface Specifications
*Attending training and becoming suitably qualified and experienced to operate equipment independently
*Adhering to all safety work instructions
*Assisting engineers with engineering testing
*Conducting integration testing
*Conducting system testing
*Conducting formal testing in conjunction with QA team
*Providing adequate descriptions and recording of defects such that they can be investigated by other engineers
*Supporting fault investigation
*Supporting the safety verification process as required
*Supporting the engineering teams as required

About You:

To be suitable for the contract Senior Systems Engineer role, you will need to be, educated to Degree level or equivalent in an Engineering or Engineering related discipline and have solid experience of delivering Systems Engineering activities on multiple applications/projects. You will need experience of the Systems Engineering lifecycle as well as preparing bids, studies and design review material and experience of Specification development, Verification and Validation. A background in the defence industry is preferred. The ideal candidate will have an understanding and experience of the application of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and 'V-Model' across the full programme lifecycle, with some previous focus of Requirements Management (Elicitation, Derivation, Decomposition, Flow-down, Verification & Validation) across the full programme lifecycle using Systems Engineering tools (DOORS etc.). Experience in the management of Engineering issues, FRACAS and DRACAS is also useful as is experience in the preparation of key Systems Engineering documents, reports and papers.

Senior Systems Engineer
24 weeks work
Negotiable rate

Keywords: Systems engineer, 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 contract position.

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