Principal Systems Engineer

Competitive hourly rate
03 May 2018
31 May 2018
Neil Freeman
Clearance Level
Job Type

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: *To establish and maintain the source requirements baseline.
* To develop system (functional) designs and architectures to meet these requirements, using SysML.
* To derive and maintain component requirement baselines from these designs.
* To produce design assurance (IVV) strategies and plans.


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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