Lead Systems Engineer

£45000 - £60000 per annum
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lead Systems Engineer - Electronics

Lead Systems Engineer: A major Defence Electronics company are looking to recruit a Lead Systems Engineer at their site in Farnborough to carry out complex design, development and implementation in line with customer requirements and project schedule/budgets.

Lead Systems Engineer Responsibilities:
* Defines, implements and takes ownership of the Systems Engineering Management Plan (SEMP).
* Elicitation and management of customer requirements, ensuring correct management within the requirements database.
* Derivation of system requirements from high level customer requirements.
* Represents Systems function at all design reviews (internal and external) and supports the chair by raising risks and issues and proposing solutions (internal only); may chair internal or external design reviews at the request of the Engineering Manager.
* Creates tangible capability improvements within their function; adopts best practice and fosters innovation to support business needs.
* Ensures that all work within their function is of sufficient quality and is carried out according to process.
* Provides line management to all employees within their function, conducts appraisals and career development discussions, deals with day-to-day employee concerns and escalates appropriately; requires only very limited support in this activity.
* Actively coaches and develops employees such to maximise their contribution, manages employees performance and behavioural issues.
* Contribute to design reviews and present material in specialist areas.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
* Full understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and V-model.
* Presentation skills and detailed technical knowledge to explain system engineering concepts to a wide technical audience.
* Extensive use of requirements management tools (e.g DOORS)
* Skill in creating a system design to provide optimal solutions by appropriately allocating functionality between hardware, firmware and software based on experience within one or more of these fields.
* Degree in electronic engineering, physics or suitable industry experience.
* Ability to clearly express design intent using Design Documents, block diagrams, flow diagrams and system level schematics.
* Experience in the design of electronic / RF systems incorporating FPGAs, Microcontrollers and standards based Bus systems such as VME/VPX or PXI.
* Experience of FPGA design using VHDL is an advantage. Experience of RADAR, EW and ECM is highly desirable.
* Knowledge/experience with the following software, Microsoft Office, Visio, Doors, Altium Designer, Altera/Microsemi FPGA Tools.

* Chartered Engineer or working towards this.

The successful candidate will be required to be currently SC cleared or able to achieve full SC clearance without restrictions!!!!

Apply now to Steve!!!!!

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