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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH115168
  • Location: England, Hampshire
  • Sector: Systems & Software, Defence
  • Salary: £55000 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
  • Date posted: 19/10/2017
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Job title: Senior Systems Engineer
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000
Location: Hampshire

This is an opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to join a pioneering team within one of the UK's leading Defence organisations.

The project you will be working on is seen as a real growth area for the business moving forward and as a result it has secured substantial funding. As a result my client is looking for Systems Engineers with experience of working through the full lifecycle in any of the following core areas: Hardware/Electronics, Embedded Software, RF/Microwave, Electro-Mechanical.


*Provide guidance to sub-system managers in delivering the project system design
*Make decisions with a balanced view of all stakeholder requirements, ensuring projects are run efficiently and profitably while delivering robust technical solutions on time to meet demanding schedules
*Manage technical risk within projects through early involvement in project design reviews, early commencement of mitigation activities, managing requirements creep and clear definition of the technical scope of projects from their outset
*Define appropriate implementation and proportionate application of the project product assurance plan to the project


*Full life cycle design experience
*Knowledge of DOORS or UML
*Able to rapidly perform system level trade-offs and access sub-system options in terms of system performance, capability, reliability and deliverability within the project schedule and to the necessary quality
*Able to effectively perform system and sub-system technical reviews and chair meetings
*Ability to communicate and explain requirements to sub-system managers and to define and explain acceptance test criteria
*Ability to review acceptance test data and results in the context of assessing compliance with requirements, airworthiness criteria or more succinctly, fundamental assessment of whether a system or sub-system is fit for purpose
*Knowledge of manufacturing techniques and materials, structural loading calculations in the context of aerodynamic forces and aeroelastic behaviour over a large flight envelope, structural component test methods, qualification and acceptance test criteria
*Knowledge of electronic system design, software delivery process and acceptance test and qualification criteria
*Knowledge of the design, delivery and implementation of power generation system, power storage system, propulsion systems, Ground Station systems and their integration with other systems
*Understanding of stratospheric, tropospheric, ground and seasonal variations and variations due to locations

If you are interested in being considered for the aforementioned Senior Systems Engineer vacancy then please do submit an application.

Spencer Ogden is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.