Systems Engineer

Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Megan Cottrell

Systems Engineer
Loudwater- permanent

Systems Engineer needed for an exciting opportunity on behalf of my client, a leading Electronics Engineering company who provides electronic products for the military in Loudwater. The candidate must be eligible for Security Clearance (hold a British passport only).

Benefits for the Systems Engineer:

My client offers a competitive salary, brilliant benefits and fantastic career progression.

Purpose of the Systems Engineer:

To meet both current and future demand from Projects and improve the overall capability of the Systems Engineering Team.

Some of the main duties the Systems Engineer will include:


  • Effective management and execution of project Work Packages.
  • Understanding and reviewing requirements documentation
  • Conducting System Engineering using the outputs of the various engineering teams
  • Defining the system's sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software
  • Developing and continually refining the system acceptance strategy, and verification method for each system requirement. This includes writing the Acceptance Management Plan and Test Specifications.
  • Ensuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable
  • Ensuring compliance of the design to the technical requirements and project constraints (e.g. cost)
  • Deriving, defining and documenting:
    1. System Acceptance Test Specifications,
    2. System Functional Test/Factory Acceptance Test Procedures
  • Assist with writing the project System Requirements Specifications
  • Assist with developing and documenting the System Design through System Design Specifications and Interface Specifications
  • Attending training and becoming suitably qualified and experienced to operate equipment independently
  • Adhering to all safety work instructions
  • Assisting engineers with engineering testing
  • Conducting integration testing
  • Conducting system testing
  • Conducting formal testing in conjunction with QA team
  • Providing adequate descriptions and recording of defects such that they can be investigated by other engineers
  • Supporting fault investigation
  • Supporting the safety verification process as required
  • Supporting the engineering teams as required

What you need to be the successful Systems Engineer:

  • HNC/HND or equivalent in a relevant subject (Engineering or Computer Science)
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering best practices and common pitfalls.
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering methodologies, processes and tools
  • Appreciation of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering.
  • Knowledge of the Systems Engineering lifecycles.
  • Awareness of safety issues.
  • Experience of Systems Engineering in the defence industry or other relevant environment.
  • Experience of the use of Systems Engineering tools.
  • Experience of the whole Systems lifecycle.
  • Experience of conducting engineering activities in accordance with structured business processes.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Systems Engineer to progress their career within the engineering industry.

You do not want to miss out so please apply asap as this vacancy will be filled quickly!

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