System Design Authority

System Design Authority

Job Title: System Design Authority
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport, Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 895466_1547033252
Contact Name: Anna Bonczchowska
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 09, 2019 11:27

Job Description

Do you have experience leading the technical success of project and product development and have a strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills? My client is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services with a vacancy for a System Design Authority (SDA).

You will lead the technical success of the project and product development from concept to sales focusing on the customer needs and the achievement of technical excellence. You will focus your attention on technical success rather than personnel matters, project planning and man-management.

This role is for someone with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company's success, reputation and sustainable growth.

About the Role:

To ensure that Software/Hardware designs are adequate and meet the customer requirement.

To ensure that the requirements are fully captured, managed, analysed and understood.

To ensure that design reviews run in a quality manner and add value to the respective engineering process.

To ensure that the sub-systems functional behaviour is established within the performance analysis.

To ensure that the design and selected equipment and operational procedures satisfy the requirements and they represent the chosen solution concept.

To ensure that Verification and Qualification activities are conducted in a traceable manner (to the customer requirement).

To establish the design requirements and ensure that design output records accurately reflect the design basis.

To ensure design control and ultimate technical adequacy of the design solution.

To ensure that the design requirements and design records are fully identified and configured in line with business configuration management requirements and current best practice.

To lead design activities, for example those associated with design analysis and calculations.

To ensure that implementation teams understand the expected design outputs and basis for the design; provide guidance and advice as required.

Sign-off authority for system design documentation.

To work with Project / Product teams as necessary to ensure that the technical criteria for Design Certification are achieved.

You will have the following experience:

Experience in the management of engineering product / projects with team size up to 20 or more.

Background in Tactical Networks highly desirable; experience in related technologies such as Satellite Communications Networks / Systems, Signals, RF, High Speed Digital Technologies and Software development.

Able to make tough decisions, under pressure; namely be able to identify, characterize and evaluate a set of alternatives and select the most beneficial course of action and enforce these decisions.

Have strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills.

Experience or knowledge of SysML or UML; Matlab, Simulink an advantage.

Familiarity with C, C++ and Java will be of benefit.

Familiarity with IP networking technologies and network management an advantage.

System Design Authority (SDA)
Newport, South Wales
Competitive £ + additional benefits

Key Skills: Management of engineering product / projects; Tactical Networks; Satellite Communications Networks / Systems; Signals; RF; High Speed Digital Technologies; Software development; SysML; UML; Matlab; Simulink; C; C++; Java; IP networking technologies; network management

If you are a good match then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

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. Services advertised by Electus Recruitment Solutions are those of an Agency (perm). These roles are permanent positions.

This is a permanent position.

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