Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Dorset, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Zak Mendoza

Senior Systems Engineer


Senior Systems Engineer needed for a multinational Defence and Security organisation based in Dorset who are looking to employ an experienced Senior Systems Engineer with an in-depth knowledge of military cryptography applications, the current NCSC Recommended Best Practice for Separation of Security Domains, and the Defence and Security Industry.

What the role entails:

Outlined description of the Senior Systems Engineer position:

Crypto-managements specialist working as a member of pan-industry team developing Mission System for Future Combat Air Systems, including Tempest.

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:

Knowledge of military cryptography applications and crypto management, including:

  • Knowledge of the current NCSC Recommended Best Practice for Separation of Security Domains
  • Knowledge of the current NCSC policy for Crypto and Cryptographic material distribution and handling
  • Preferable with experience of several implementations of Cryptography Systems
  • A demonstrable record of success delivered by the application of technical skills
  • Excellent communications skills (written, verbal and presentational);
  • An excellent grasp of the English language including a proven ability to write clear and concise technical specifications.
  • A strong analytical and logical mind in order to present technical issues in a methodical and understandable manner.
  • The ability to work as part of a team to draw rational conclusions and processes from multiple sources of technical data.
  • Demonstrates a culture of continuous improvement and ownership
  • Must hold Security Clearance
  • Holds a current UK car driving license

Desirable skills, knowledge, capabilities

  • Awareness of combat air system components such as radar, navigation, command and control with detailed understanding of some systems.
  • Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering, although training will be provided

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!

Please not that all applicants moving forward for the Senior Systems Engineer position must have obtained Security Clearance to SC level.

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