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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Portsmouth Salary: £46000 - £54000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence, Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Nick Taylor

Senior Systems Engineer

Portsmouth - Hybrid, 2-3 days on site

£46,000 - £54,000 Depending on Experience

Additional benefits incl. 25 days holiday, share options, up to 14% pension and more!

Senior Systems Engineer needed for a leading engineering firm based in the Portsmouth area.

What the role of the Senior Systems Engineer entails:

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

  • Support and prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained
  • Carry out complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability
  • Act as a point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve complex problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives
  • Act as support to the Technical Lead in this domain, guiding people as required and acting as the focal point for determining and reviewing technical solutions
  • Support the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids

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


  • Possesses good knowledge and experience in a number of the following areas: General Combat Systems, System Design, Requirements Analysis, Software Development, VMWare product suite or similar technology including virtualisation, servers, storage, HCI technology
  • Able to document high level design and rationale solutions for low level designers/implementation teams to consume


  • Experience in engineering within the defence industry
  • Good understanding of LCM, demonstrating experience within a development environment across multiple phases
  • Engineers at all levels should possess an academic qualification in Engineering or other related STEM subjects as well as specific (either academic or professional) qualifications and become recognised as Incorporated or Chartered Engineers through an appropriate recognised professional institution. Engineers are encouraged, and will be supported, to achieve the relevant accreditation. Preference will be given to candidates who are already professionally registered

In order to be eligible for this role you will need to undergo Security Clearance Background Checks that require you to be a UK resident and UK passport holder.

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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