Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 895703_1552988697
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2019 09:44

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 define and manage the requirement definition, implementation, verification and validation of a complex solution to ensure it fulfils the result, outcome or effect that is intended, where the requirement should be an unambiguous statement of the capability that the system must deliver. This role includes:
-Delivering allocated tasks within budget and to timescales as agreed with the project management team.
-Conducting Systems Engineer tasks throughout the systems lifecycle consisting of:
oGenerating, understanding and reviewing user requirements documentation;
oWriting the project System Requirements Specifications;
oDeveloping and documenting the System architecture;
oDeveloping and documenting the systems design through System Design Specifications and Interface Specifications;
oDefining the system's sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software;
oDeveloping and continually refining the system acceptance strategy, and verification method for each system requirement (incl. Acceptance Management Plan);
oEnsuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable;
- System testing and reporting:
oLeading/ Assisting with system testing;
oDeriving, defining and documenting testing:
oConducting integration testing;
oConducting system testing (informal and formal);
-Configuration and Data Management
-Process Compliance
oAdhere to the company's systems engineering processes and procedures.
-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 contract Senior Systems Engineer role, you will need to be, educated to HNC/HND or equivalent in a relevant subject and have solid 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, Bugzilla/Jira, Windchill, IFS, Matlab/Simulink etc.). A background in the defence industry is preferred, especially organisational structure and electronic systems used (e.g. Radar, communication, weapon, fire control, decoy, surveillance). It will also help to have knowledge of fundamental commercial and financial issues, Software Engineering best practices and common pitfalls and fundamental project management practices.

Senior Systems Engineer
26 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.