Systems Engineer - Team Leader

Location: Loudwater, Buckinghamshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Daniel Bowles

Systems Engineer (Team Leader)

Systems Engineer needed for a Leading Defence organisation based in Loudwater who are looking to employ an experienced Systems Engineer.


* Life assurance
* Pension
* Private medical insurance
* Dental plan
* Health screening
* Critical illness
* Holiday flexibility
* Retail vouchers
* Childcare vouchers
* Salary Sacrifice for Cars scheme

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of 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:
a. System Acceptance Test Specifications,
b. 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
* Supporting fault investigation
* Supporting the safety verification process as required

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:


* 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.
* 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


* Professional Registration (eg MIET)
* Knowledge of fundamental project management practices (e.g. Planning estimating, risk management).
* Knowledge of electronic systems used in the defence industry (e.g. Radar, communication, weapon, fire control, decoy, surveillance).
* Experience of Airborne C2 tactical data links (Link 11/Link 16).
* Experience of working with military Systems preferably in the Naval/Marine Domain.
* Experience of the DOORS requirements management tool.
* Experience of software development, including scripting for test tools.
* Experience of networking standards and LAN switch configuration.
* Experience of planning and conducting all levels of integration and unit testing
* Use of Matlab & Simulink.

******Must be eligible for Security Clearance******

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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