Desktop Tool Systems Engineer x 2

Outsource UK Ltd
01 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Desktop Tool Systems Engineer

2 x Desktop Tool Systems Engineer with Systems Engineering and Integration experience is required to work on a twelve month contract (with the possibility of extension) for our Defence client based in Lancashire.

This is an exciting opportunity exists to join an expanding team to deliver an electronic warfare capability for the Middle Eastern Air Force.

Overview of the Desktop Tool Systems Engineer contract role

This new role within a highly dynamic team, is to help shape the development of a Desktop Integrated Validation Systems for Defensive and Attack, into a highly capable, scalable mission data validation toolset. You will work closely within the team to ensure the successful delivery of the capability on time and budget using lean principles and agile methods. A key aspect of the new toolset is the combined development of the toolset with our suppliers. One of the major responsibilities within this role is to help the development of this toolset such that it supports the processes and procedures that the customer utilises to analysis and subsequently generate their mission data for the military aircraft.

Key skills required for the Desktop Tool Systems Engineer

A successful candidate should have experience with systems engineering principles, specifically those around system integration as well as experience working on medium to large IT projects would also be very beneficial. Additionally, a background on military aircraft would be desirable but not essential as new ideas and approaches will be welcomed.

The role will require an individual to work as part of a very close nit team but also closely with suppliers development teams; therefore there will be a requirement for a level of travel by the successful applicant

- capture and defining specific requirements for dissemination to all suppliers/stakeholders
- attend various design reviews during the development stages
- support the supplier deliveries ensuring all required supporting documentation is delivered in line with contractual requirements
- determine a level of integration/qualification testing to determine successful product deliveries from each supplier
- perform the above testing on the fully integrated product
- document the outcome of the testing and work with suppliers to address any shortfalls or limitations in the product
- package and delivery the product such that this can be delivered by the customer team out in country

The role is based in Lancashire - commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool, Lancaster and Leeds.

If you are a Tool Systems Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Systems Engineering opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9200

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