Principal Systems Engineer

Principal Systems Engineer

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Greenford
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: HQ00013171_1498489415
Contact Name: Aleysha Magnin
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 26, 2017 16:03

Job Description

My client is a market leader in the provision of secure communications, information assurance and ISTAR systems to defence customers worldwide. Due to a strong workload, they are looking to a Principal Systems Engineer in Greenford conduct systems engineering activities.

Responsible for technical aspects of large and complex design tasks; these may be multi-disciplinary. Actively resolves mutually exclusive requirements.
Applies diverse engineering knowledge to quickly trouble-shoot difficult problems.
Contribute to design reviews, presentation skills to explain complex system engineering concepts in simple terms to Senior Management and Customers.
Has significant interaction with external bodies.
Identifies and drives for most cost-effective engineering solutions including determining whether emphasis should be on firmware, hardware, software or RF.
Provides specialist knowledge and support to the wider engineering team, ensuring that this knowledge is used to good effect.
Recognised as a domain expert inside the company. Uses domain expertise to achieve specific project-oriented goals.
Requires only general direction to perform effectively.
Reviews significant technical documents.

You will have
Extensive use of requirements management tools, Rational DOORS with DXL, IBM Requisite Pro or similar tools as an admin level user.
Specialist compliance knowledge in a number of areas such as: Product compliance, Cryptographic certification, Safety, Environmental, EMC and TEMPEST.
Skill in creating an overall systems architecture for a product based upon the URD, and SRD having extensive experience in systems engineering and a specialised discipline (e.g. Signal Processing).
Ability to create Production and Customer Test Specifications to define and guide the production test and acceptance process.
Extensive experience and ability in conducting high level systems design (UML/SysML) from system requirements and Usecases down to Activity diagrams.
Extensive experience and ability to conduct low level systems design from Usecases & Activity diagrams to Sequence diagrams and state machines.
Proficient in modelling and characterising systems behavior in order to define HW, SW or FW solutions.


Principal Systems Engineer


Systems, DOORS, V model, Design review, Requirement management, military, defence, UML, C++,

This would be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Systems Engineer with some to work on a challenging role for a market leader in the provision of secure communications, information assurance and ISTAR systems to defence customers worldwide.

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.

These roles are contract positions

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