Lead Systems Engineer

Lead Systems Engineer

Job Title: Lead Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Farnborough
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00013178_1498662573
Contact Name: Marc Temple
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 28, 2017 16:09

Job Description

Lead Systems Engineer
Your Experience as a Lead Systems Engineer would add immediate value to this international company leading the way in the Defence, Aerospace, Land, Maritime and Nuclear sectors. If you are looking to take the next step in your career this is a perfect opportunity for you.
Job Purpose
Responsible for complex design, development and implementation in line with customer requirements and project schedule/budgets. In addition to being hands on with project design work, the role requires functional leadership to a small systems engineering team.
Job Description
Defines, implements and takes ownership of the Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP).
Elicitation and management of customer requirements, ensuring correct management within the requirements database.
Derivation of system requirements from high level customer requirements.
Represents Systems function at all design reviews (internal and external) and supports the chair by raising risks and issues and proposing solutions (internal only); may chair internal or external design reviews at the request of the Engineering Manager.
Creates tangible capability improvements within their function; adopts best practice and fosters innovation to support business needs.
Provides line management to all employees within their function, conducts appraisals and career development discussions, deals with day-to-day employee concerns and escalates appropriately; requires only very limited support in this activity.
Key Skills
Full understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and V-model.
Presentation skills and detailed technical knowledge to explain system engineering concepts to a wide technical audience.
Extensive use of requirements management tools (e.g DOORS)
Skill in creating a system design to provide optimal solutions by appropriately allocating functionality between hardware, firmware and software based on experience within one or more of these fields.
Ability to clearly express design intent using Design Documents, block diagrams, flow diagrams and system level schematics.
Experience in the design of electronic / RF systems incorporating FPGAs, Microcontrollers and standards based Bus systems such as VME/VPX or PXI.
Experience of FPGA design using VHDL is an advantage. Experience of RADAR, EW and ECM is highly desirable.
Knowledge/experience with the following software, Microsoft Office, Visio, Doors, Altium Designer, Altera/Microsemi FPGA Tools

Degree in electronic engineering, physics or suitable industry experience.
Chartered Engineer or working towards this.
Lead Systems Engineer (Permanent)
Location Farnborough
Salary Up to £60k depending on experience
Key Words Systems, Engineer, Lifecycle, V Model, Design, Development, FPGA, VHDL, Electronic, SEMP (Systems Engineering Management Plan)
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 Permanent Position.

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