Systems Engineer

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: £35 - £48 per hour
Sector: Client Delivery, Engineering, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Alex Spraggett

Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer needed for a leading Defence company who specialise in Missiles, Fire control, Armoured Fighting vehicles and many more. This role will be based in Bedfordshire, they are looking to employ an experienced Systems Engineer. The ideal candidate will have strong experience in the whole systems engineering lifecycle, they will also have experience within verification and validation and ideally the candidate will come from a Defence background.

What the role entails:

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

Key areas of work will include requirements analysis, system design, supplier technical liaison, preparation and presentation of supplier acceptance evidence, integration and test of system components, fault analysis, change proposal generation and assistance in the development of qualification tests and evidence.

Initial and future roles could be within any business unit on site and any product - be it an Armoured Fighting Vehicle, Battlefield Management System, Ground Based Air Defence, Space Systems, Special Projects or Research and Development (as some examples).

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:

Required skills, qualifications and experience

  • Whole lifecycle systems engineering on complex systems
  • Conducted Trade Studies
  • Experience in the Verification and Validation lifecycle
  • Excellent Technical Author
  • Must be eligible for Security Clearance

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

  • Conducted Operational analysis and Mission effectiveness studies
  • Technical management of supplier sub-system development programmes.
  • Development of cost estimations for technical work.
  • Experience of technical and programme risk identification and mitigation.
  • Change impact assessment and management.
  • Development of Verification & Acceptance (V&A) statements
  • Use of DOORS for requirements management.
  • Experience in the Verification and Validation lifecycle
  • Root cause analysis and reporting as part of a DRACAS process
  • Experience of Integration and Test activities
  • Development of Systems for Defence applications.
  • Experience of Data Analysis
  • Use of DOORS/Jazz for requirements management
  • Experience of SysML / UML
  • Experience in Ballistic Missile Defence or strategic weapons
  • Experience of Distributed Architectures.
  • Experience of MilCAN / Ethernet / Serial bus.

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a 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!

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