Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Chelmsford, Essex Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Zak Mendoza

Senior Systems Engineer



Senior Systems Engineer needed for a multinational Defence organisation based in Chelmsford who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Senior Systems Engineer that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of MATLAB and Simulink modelling and simulation tools, ideally within an Aerospace/Defence/Maritime environment.


  • Competitive annual salary
  • Enhanced annual leave allowance
  • Flexible working
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Career progression

What the role entails:

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

  • Supporting the design of radar systems through the entire engineering development lifecycle from requirement definition to system integration and customer acceptance, then into system support
  • Undertaking system design decomposition and architecting to subsystem level, working directly with the System Design Authority
  • Directing and undertaking design, development and validation of algorithmic solutions to address radar performance and radar capability requirements
  • Directing and undertaking analysis of data collected from radar operation and radar trials to contribute to design solutions based upon the analysis of such data
  • Defining and directly facilitating activities to realise radar system integration

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

  • Relevant Engineering/Mathematic/Scientific qualification or experience
  • Chartered engineer or willing to work towards professional status
  • Able to demonstrate advanced Mathematics skills and simulation tools, e.g. MATLAB and Simulink
  • Appreciation and practice of the holistic approaches to Systems Thinking and Systems Engineering

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 note that eligibility for UK security clearance up to SC level is an essential requirement for the Senior Systems Engineer position*

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