Senior Systems Engineer

High Wycombe
16 Aug 2017
13 Sep 2017
Steven Mitchell
Clearance Level
Job Type
Modis are currently recruiting for a Systems Engineer (C4i or Systems Communications) on a contract basis on behalf of a Naval Defence company based in Buckinghamshire. Working on numerous Naval Defence programmes, the successful Systems Engineer will be responsible for conducting the System Engineering activities throughout the complete lifecycle of all projects.

* 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
* 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
* Attending training and becoming suitably qualified and experienced to operate equipment independently
* Adhering to all safety work instructions
* Assisting engineers with engineering testing
* Conducting integration testing
* Conducting system testing
* Conducting formal testing in conjunction with QA team
* Providing adequate descriptions and recording of defects such that they can be investigated by other engineers
* Supporting fault investigation
* Supporting the safety verification process as required
* Supporting the engineering teams as required

Knowledge Required:
* 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.
* Knowledge of electronic systems used in the defence industry
* Knowledge of the operational and organisation structure of the UK or similar armed forces, especially Naval.
* Experience of Airborne C2 tactical data links

Experience Required:
* 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.
* 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.
* Experience of conducting system commissioning, integration and acceptance tests.
* Use of Matlab & Simulink.

This is a fantastic opportunity to become part of one of the most forward thinking companies in the UK and to further develop your own skills and capabilities.
If you believe that the prior details are relevant to your recent work experience then please do not hesitate to apply to this advert with your up to date CV. Alternatively, you can submit your CV to steven(dot)mitchell(at)modis(dot)co(dot)uk

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