Mission Planning Systems Engineer

Location
Hertfordshire
Salary
Competitive hourly rate.
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
04 May 2017
Ref
11418222
Contact
Dale Williams
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Defence
Job Type
Contract
Mission Planning Systems Engineer required to work at different levels across the system lifecycle, from concept analysis and applied research, through the design and development of sub-systems and final customer delivery.

The contract is initially for 6 months (on-going thereafter). Competitive hourly rates offered by the department.

Typical activities will include:
Develop and maintain a project instantiation of Product Line Architecture system requirements. The requirements have been designed to support a flexible Product Line (PL) for future products, but need to respond to specific project requirements.
Evolve the PL Architecture and associated requirements to account for new capabilities, including its logical design, key design drivers and the design patterns that characterise the variation space.
To maintain alignment between the project requirements with the Product Line requirements and support changes to them to account for new capabilities.
Liaise with the Software and Hardware Design and Implementation teams to coordinate the onward development of the design solution in line with the design for modularity and re-use constraint. To define and agree the software/hardware requirements, and review the designs that are intended to satisfy it.
Undertake general Systems Engineering studies and investigations to support the project and the Product Line.
Develop and maintain functional and non-functional Technical Requirement Specifications based on programme needs.
Develop and maintain Interface Requirements Specifications based on programme needs, and maintain coherence with the solution Interface Control Documents.
Apply Requirements Management and Configuration Control processes to establish and control requirements baselines and their traceability.
Develop Test Plans and Test Descriptions to support verification activities.
SysML & Systems Design Skills would be highly desirable.

Candidates must be willing to undergo the security vetting procedure.