Systems Engineer

Location: Cambridgeshire, England Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence, Electronics Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Zak Mendoza

Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer needed for a multinational Aerospace and Defence organisation based in Cambridgeshire who are looking to employ an experienced Systems Engineer with strong experience in Systems Engineering in an Aerospace environment and an awareness of Hardware/Electronics design.

The successful 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:

  • Annual performance bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Contributed pension
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Life Assurance Flexibility
  • DC Pension scheme - AVCs
  • Dental Plan
  • Health Screening
  • Medical Insurance
  • AESOP - Share Purchase Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Holiday flexibility - purchase up to 5 days or alternatively sell up to 5 days each holiday calendar year
  • Retail Vouchers
  • Relocation package - varies

What the role entails:

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

  • To support engineering manager as required, to support bids and projects
  • To resolve technical problems associated with assigned products
  • To provide improvement suggestions for the processes and procedures you operate
  • To carry out engineering activity in accordance with engineering procedures
  • Help build and maintain excellent internal and external customer relationships
  • Prepare reports for internal and external use
  • Prepare presentations as required
  • Be prepared to travel to support current and future products on customers sites around the world

There may be additional activities to perform from time to time in order to maximise the contribution to the company's goals and objectives (include in all to capture any other duties not stated)

What you need to be the successful Systems Engineer:

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

  • Familiar with appropriate standards within area
  • Work effectively with others
  • Be able to communicate accurately on technical issues and schemes with internal customers
  • Financially aware of the consequences of decisions
  • Be familiar with circuit design and analysis and test techniques for analogue and digital circuitry
  • Be familiar with the manufacturing techniques used for aerospace electronics
  • Experience with formal requirements
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

Exposure and experience with some of the following is required:

  • Awareness of safety critical architectures
  • Awareness of safety and certification requirements for aerospace
  • Awareness of acting as a CVE (Compliance Verification Engineer)
  • Familiarity with stress calculation
  • Be familiar with software design
  • Be familiar with DO254
  • Be familiar with DO178
  • Be familiar with DO160
  • Be familiar with ARP4754A
  • Familiarity with the creation
  • Familiarity with PCB design
  • Familiarity with EMC techniques
  • Familiarity with software techniques
  • Familiarity with aerospace environmental issues
  • Familiarity with reliability and reliability

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a System 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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