Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 13164_1519659410
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 26, 2018 15:36

Job Description

Our client is a joint-funded organisation, bringing together expertise from government, research companies, academic organisations and UK businesses, tasked with transforming the UK's ability to create and develop new products and services. They are currently working on the development of a complex software tool which will be used to analyse the UK's energy infrastructure and business model, enabling a future energy strategy to be developed to combat the challenges of energy security, energy cost and environmental sustainability.

Systems Engineer

They are currently looking for a Systems Engineer to join their team in Central Birmingham on a contract basis.


Producing in-depth technical memoranda on the implications for design topics such as electricity network harmonics and voltage management, gas network safety management, electricity grid frequency balancing, etc. to describe the introduction of low carbon heat technology in the existing energy market
Feed in to creation of system models to evaluate the options for the introduction of new heat solutions
Review and provide input into the creation of specifications for future development into models and tools.
Researching and engaging with academics & subject matter experts to understand and document requirement specifications and system design material.
Documenting test cases to explore the operation and robustness of the system design.
Building requirements traceability using Sparx Enterprise Architect or similar


Degree or equivalent qualification / experience in a relevant discipline (Software, systems, physical science, mathematics)
Previous demonstrated ability to perform specific research leading to the specification and design of systems.
Proven understanding of configuration and change management is desired.
Experience of IBM DOORS and/or Sparx EA would be advantageous.
Strong presentation and communication skills.
Conceptualising new ideas, thinking differently and encouraging a creative culture
Ability to excel in a rapidly growing, Agile, fast-paced organisational environment.
Taking ownership of work and managing this effectively and efficiently
Persuasive and approachable you are able to successfully manage relations with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders.
Open to change and adapts well to setbacks or pressurised situations

Systems Engineer
Birmingham, West Midlands
Rate: Negotiable

Key Skills: Systems Engineer, Requirement, Sparx EA, IBM DOORs, Configuration, Change Management, Power

Please Note: All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without the need for employer sponsorship.

This is a CONTRACT position.

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