Principal Systems Engineer

Location: Weymouth, Dorset Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Joe Tomkins

Principal Systems Engineer



6 month contract

Principal Systems Engineer required for a globally recognised defence / electronics company based in Weymouth. You will be working on Multi-Million£ state of the art projects within maritime.

All applicants for the Principal Systems Engineer position need to be eligible for Security Clearance!

Key Responsibilities for Principal Systems Engineer:

As part of the project System Engineering team you will conduct systems activities on a project and apply sound engineering judgement to ensure tasks are delivered to cost, schedule, and quality requirements.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering the systems engineering tasks for a project within the allocated budget and timeframe.
  • Supporting the project engineering team to develop and deliver a solution that is technically and commercially acceptable.
  • Generating, understanding, and reviewing user requirements.
  • Performing requirement analysis and flow down to system and sub-system levels.
  • Developing and documenting system architecture, design, and acceptance and verification strategies.
  • Ensuring that the specification, design, and acceptance information is fully traceable.
  • Leading all the activities relating to systems validation and acceptance.
  • Providing input to project schedules through regular and clear progress reports.

Skills, Qualification and Experience for Principal Systems Engineer:

  • Hold a relevant Bachelor's or higher degree or have equivalent experience.
  • Have significant experience in most of the following areas, with exposure to the others:
    • Requirements elicitation and management
    • System architecture and design
    • System integration and test
    • System acceptance, verification, and validation
    • In-service support
  • Hold or be capable of achieving Security Clearance (SC).

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