Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood, Caerphilly
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Reference: 893598_1502788669
Contact Name: Neil Tovey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2017 10:17

Job Description

My client is a world leader in the manufacture and integration of cutting-edge defence and security systems for military, government and civil customers. The company prides themselves on a culture of innovation and team work which helps them to succeed. Due to further growth and new projects, the company are currently looking for a Systems Engineers to work on the assessment phase for the Challenger 2 life extension programme. Your knowledge of full product development lifecycles, will help with working on various de-risking and demonstration activities to add new capability to the vehicle.

The roles will involve working within the Electronic Architecture team, working on the full product development life cycle encompassing requirements derivation, architectural design analysis, implementation, integration and test. The job will involve;
*Delivery of Electronic Architecture demonstration (EA; computers, displays, networks, servers, etc.) into the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project.
*Provide a DefStan 23-09 GVA electronic architecture.
*Responsible for an element of the design.
*Systems development and electronic product development
*Working from formal requirements defined using SysML.
*Working with a range of Subject Matter Experts, suppliers and the Demonstration Vehicle Lead to ensure delivery of a functional demonstration system.

To be suitable for the Systems Engineer roles you will need a degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject with relevant Systems Engineering experience in a relevant industry. You will have proven experience of System design and development of complex real-time hardware and software systems and integrating hardware and software systems, including cable design, system configuration, software update, test, fault finding, and documentation. You will also have proven experience in working collaboratively across multiple product development and specialist domain teams.

Expertise in the Land Environment or Armoured Fighting Vehicle domain would be useful, as is knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering tools (e.g. IBM Rational Rhapsody) and SysML design notation. You will also need knowledge of Requirement Management tools (e.g. IBM Rational DOORS) and Defence Standards


oSystems Engineer
oSouth Wales
o£25,000 - 35,000


Systems, Software, Hardware, Architecture, Design, Configuration, Agile, DOORs, SysML, Model, Challenger, Rhapsody, DefStan, Vehicle.

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

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