Principal Systems Engineer

Location: Wembley, London Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Type: Permanent
Contact: Alii Thorogood Job Published: 13 days ago

Principal Systems Engineer



Principal Systems Engineer needed for a multinational defence organisation based near Wembley who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Principal Systems Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of defence systems and full project life cycle.

The successful candidate would desirably have a relevant degree in Engineering and have a keen interest in defence systems. If you have commercial experience in the defence sector that would be a plus!

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Principal Systems Engineer will include:

  • Developing solutions, and being involved through the full lifecycle
  • Delivering the systems engineering tasks for a project within the allocated budget and timeframe.
  • Coordinating 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.
  • Supporting bids by providing technical solutions, estimates, and plans.

What experience you need to be the successful Principal Systems Engineer:

  • A background within the defence / military sector
  • Be able to gather data in order to draw valid and justifiable conclusions.
  • Display excellent interpersonal skills and possess the empathy and skill to adapt your communication style to build rapport with a broad range of internal and external customers.
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of your work.
  • Be capable of actively growing your network across the business, building trusting relationships and positively influencing others in order to deliver upon your objectives.
  • Be willing to coach/mentor less senior members of the team to aid and monitor their development, providing feedback to performance reviews.

Must be eligible for SC Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Systems Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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