Systems Engineer

Location: Greenford, Middlesex Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Jack Pleon

Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer required to join a globally established defence / engineering company in the Greenford area.

Responsibilities for the Systems Engineer:

  • Responsible for design and development tasks that require accuracy, creativity and initiative.
  • Use standard engineering methods and techniques to solve complex problems; selects appropriate tools or methods for the task in hand.
  • Generally works on a single project, but self-prioritises tasks to meet project deadlines.
  • May have (limited) exposure to customer or other external bodies.
  • Considers cost as a factor in determining the solution; adapts technical designs/proposals accordingly; delivers to meet cost and schedule constraints.
  • Does not require close supervision; can work to written or detailed oral instructions.
  • Ensure work is of an appropriate standard by seeking support and review as needed.
  • Produce clear and well-written specifications, reports and proposals.
  • Suggests improvements to ways of working to aid efficiency.
  • Provide guidance to less experienced engineers and regularly review the work of others.

Requirements (Skill set) for the Hardware Engineer include:

  • Ability to extract relevant data from UUT technical information to enable the design of test jigs and equipment.
  • Proficiency in electronics circuit design including schematic capture and PCB layout and/or mechanical design including experience with Visio or other drawing/CAD package.
  • Fully proficient in the conduct of testing of a number of types of electronic equipment, able to modify test procedures where appropriate and demonstrate compliance with customer witnesses.
  • Ability to programme automatic test equipment for development testing use using LabVIEW, C++ or similar.
  • Proficient in taking system requirements and Use cases and creating test procedures to allow the conduct of verification testing.
  • Extensive knowledge of digital and analogue test equipment to allow to conduct tests on electronic equipment.
  • Proficiency in producing verification matrices and test reports including detailed results analysis and interpretation.
  • Experience of Environmental, EMC and TEMPEST qualification testing.

The Systems Engineer will need to be eligible for SC clearance (Security clearance)

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