Systems Engineering Lead

Location
Blackwood
Salary
£47000 - £68000 per annum
Posted
27 Feb 2017
Closes
27 Mar 2017
Ref
HQ00011981
Contact
Neil Tovey
Clearance Level
SC
Job Type
Permanent
Your experience as a Principal Systems Engineer with capabilities to lead and a technical team in the Defence sector can immediately have a positive impact to my industry-leading client as they enter a new phase in their development.

This role is for a Principal System Engineer to lead the project System Design team. The role is responsible for leading and defining the project system design in terms of requirements and overall goal architecture, using DOORS and Artisan RTS, as well as the subset applicable for each of the project increments.

The role requires a candidate who is technically strong in this domain, with sound judgement and comfortable with abstract thinking. Highly proficient communication skills are required both internally and with customers and end users.

Below is some further details on the role. At the bottom of the page is where you can apply.

About the Job

Development and documentation of System/Subsystem Designs derived from the System Requirements Specifications using Artisan UML modelling tool
Derive equipment specifications and interface specifications using DOORS requirements management tool
Work with the MoD Customer and Users to clarify requirements and agree designs/solutions to satisfy those requirements
Undertake analysis of design changes to confirm feasibility and impacts on the system to inform implementation decisions and product selection
Management of subcontractors to ensure timely delivery of compliant designs and product updates
Present outputs of work, conclusions and recommendations at internal and Customer design reviews
Responsible for time management ensuring work outputs delivered to agreed schedule
Experience required

Essential Skills and Abilities:
Breadth of experience in a role that demonstrates technical leadership and application of system engineering skills with a track record of delivery
Experienced in engineering methods and tools for elaborating system requirements
Experienced in engineering methods and tools for system modelling (SysML)
A belief in and understanding of the benefits of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
Experience in roles that demonstrate strong technical leadership and application of system engineering skills, with a track record of delivery
Demonstrates understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and phases, and challenges associated with system engineering in a delivery focussed, commercially successful organisation
Desirable Skills and Abilities:
Familiar with tactical network infrastructures including networks, radios and system management considerations
Good understanding of messaging and routing protocols, TCP/IP, UDP, including those applicable to wireless (as well as wired) environments
Good understanding of the OSI-layered communications model
Knowledge of security processes and controls for secure military systems
Knowledge of safety-related aspects of engineering, including SIL
Principal Systems Engineer
South Wales
£47000 - £68000 + benefits

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.
This is a contract position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.