Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Kent, England Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Senior Systems Engineer


Senior Systems Engineer needed for one of the world's leading Defence organisations based in Kent. Our client is looking to employ an experienced Systems Engineer coming from the Defence sector. The perfect candidate will possess in-depth knowledge of the full Systems Engineering lifecycle, experience with Systems Integration, radar experience and ideally a background in the defence, maritime or aerospace arenas.

The successful Senior Systems Engineer will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Competitive Pension Plan
  • Career Progression
  • Company contributed Share Incentive
  • Flexible working programme
  • childcare vouchers
  • Cycle2work
  • local and national employee discounts
  • Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

Must be eligible for Senior Security Clearance

What the role entails:

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

  • Understanding our customers' challenging needs and specifying their requirements
  • Developing complex system architectures and sub-systems to provide a fully operating system
  • Verifying that customers needs will be consistently satisfied in varying and hostile environmental conditions
  • Proactively taking responsibility and accepting accountability for technical work packages
  • Providing guidance and coaching to other engineers
  • Driving process improvements in the way that we develop new systems

What you need to be the successful Senior Systems Engineer:

In order to be the successful Senior Systems Engineer and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant scientific/engineering subject (e.g. Systems Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering, Physics or Maths
  • Proven expertise in a wide range of relevant systems engineering and lifecycle activities, developing electronic and/or software-based designs or control systems
  • Practical experience in estimating, planning and tracking engineering activities
  • Experience of liaison with customers on technical issues
  • Experience of developing safety critical systems
  • Ability to perform design review assessments and technically guide the work of others
  • Practical experience of integrating and testing software and/or electronic hardware systems
  • Proven experience in requirements and design analysis, modelling and simulation, using tools such as DOORS and Simulink and design methodologies such as SysML
  • Experience in developing one or more of the following systems; See-through and Augmented Reality Displays, Flight Control systems, Active Inceptors, Mission Computer

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior 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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