Senior System Engineer

Location
South Wales
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
22 Feb 2017
Closes
22 Mar 2017
Ref
1141740
Contact
William James
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Permanent
Senior System Engineer
Permanent
South Wales

This role is within the Systems Engineering discipline. The purpose of the role is to provide System of Systems engineering expertise into the Joint System Integration Body (JSIB).
The senior systems engineer will provide input into a number of application integrations associated with the introduction of Information System Applications onto the BCIP infrastructure.
Responsibilities
*Lead the system of systems integration onto a new infrastructure, from initial BISA developer engagement through to final product delivery from a technical and non-technical perspective e.g. Customer Interface
*Inputs to bids/proposals, covering Tactical C4I network infrastructure application integration
*Define Requirement for Test (RFT) based architectural analysis of BISA and infrastructure
*Develop documentation to support architectural alignment of BISA and infrastructure e.g. interface standards, UML & MODAF
*Support the development of test scripts suitable to exercise the integration of applications onto an infrastructure based on RFT
* System requirement elicitation and reviews
Education/Experience
Essential
*A degree (2:1 or better) in a relevant subject (Systems Engineering, Computing/Computer Science) and a demonstrable amount post graduate experience in a Systems Engineering role (or equivalent experience)
*Excellent understanding of requirements/architecture/technology/products associated with Tactical C4I systems
*Demonstrable experience in systems engineering processes, including requirements management and Systems Analysis and Design. Candidate should be prepared to present on this subject.
*Demonstrable experience in the use of systems engineering tools / methodologies, including: requirements management tools e.g. DOORS, system design tools e.g. ARTISAN
*Excellent documentation skills, with substantial experience in the preparation of systems documentation, including system requirement specifications, system architecture specifications
*Experience in preparation of Bids/technical proposals
*Flexibility to support all stages of the systems engineering/project life-cycle
*Excellent English communication skills (oral, written, presentational), organisational skills, analysis and a co-operative team oriented attitude with a propensity to communicate openly and supportively with colleagues
* Excellent skills in utilising MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Visio, including ability to produce compelling and attractive diagrams and documents suitable to be delivered to customers. Some VBA programming ability would be expected
Desirable
* Experience of system integration & testing
* Experience of test plan development