Systems Engineer

Chess Dynamics Limited
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description for Systems Design Engineer


Chess Dynamics Ltd is a medium sized UK company that provides technical solutions within the defence and security sectors. It marries mechanical and electro-optical engineering with video management software to provide users with discrete surveillance systems.

We are currently recruiting for a Systems Design Engineer to assist in all phases across the complete systems engineering lifecycle; including requirements capture, system architecture design, and verification and validation activities.

Working as part of an established engineering community and supported by a team of experienced engineers, the Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for:

  • Supporting the specification, architectural design, and verification and validation of projects, including Safety Cases
  • Developing and applying knowledge of systems engineering to undertake and support various tasks and activities across the lifecycle, delivering to agreed performance targets, including cost and schedule.
  • Applying practical skills in design techniques for defence and commercial applications, understanding key process tools and technologies.
  • Working closely with the wider engineering team to manage design changes and solve problems on complex systems.
  • Assist project & senior management with engineering projects
  • Assist with the development of the Safety Case for Systems.
  • Progress items to required timescales so that overall project milestones are achieved
  • Work with customers to assist integration, commissioning and problem resolution activities

Experience & Qualifications

  • A strong academic background with a degree in a relevant engineering discipline is required
  • Proven knowledge of the systems engineering lifecycle, including requirements management, system design process (including system and sub-system specification) and product validation and verification.
  • Previous experience of Land / Military Systems is required
  • Ability to produce clear and concise technical documentation, able to demonstrate system-level thinking
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Location: Horsham office

Salary: £competitive + benefits

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