Principal Systems Engineer

Location
Bristol
Salary
competitive hourly rate
Posted
28 Mar 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Ref
1148178
Contact
Neil Freeman
Clearance Level
SC
Sector
Engineering
Job Type
Contract

Systems Engineer is required who has worked in the UK defence environment within the last 12 months to work on contract assignment for a multi national defence company based in Bristol.

This is an opportunity work as a System Engineer or Technology Researcher/Developer for Surface Attack Weapon Systems, Products and Components.

Your accountabilities will be: * Delivery of engineering work packages to the Head of Subsystem or Group Leader in accordance with company processes and project technical plans and schedule. * Delivery of requirements and their baselines. * Management of issues and queries. * Delivery of system designs and architectures. * Development of Enterprise architectures to describe wider system-of-system concepts. * Delivery of design assurance strategies and plans. * Development of mission planning and control technologies.

Skills and knowledge required are

* Sound understanding of systems engineering process and use of systems methods and tools, including requirements management, system architecture development, system proving, technical studies, etc. * Experience in undertaking Studies to understand operational concepts, analyse system integration issues, develop system algorithms, analyse system performance, identify design options, consider design solutions, etc. * Experience in system or sub-system design, with particular emphasis on functional architectures. * A systemic thinker with the ability to solve problems in a structured manner, identifying key abstractions in their solution. * Excellent reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills. * An ability to adapt to changing priorities, programme needs and tasks. * Openness to an understanding and use of industry best practice in the establishment of Product Lines. * Relevant Engineering or Science based Degree (or equivalent). * Experience in working on defence or aerospace systems or similar complex engineering projects (for instance, in telecoms, rail, automotive sectors).

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