Principal Systems Engineer

Electus Recruitment Solutions
11 Mar 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Your experience in Systems Engineering and knowledge of the defence or marine domains, and full systems lifecycle experience, will play a crucial part in overseeing the definition and management of the requirement definition, implementation, verification and validation of complex solutions as the Principal Systems Engineer.

You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, responsible for the efficient manufacture of the next generation of high integrity electronic systems for the defence and maritime industries. A corporate benefits package and transparent career development opportunities are on offer within this vibrant environment.

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About the Role:

Our client requires a Principal Systems Engineer to conducting the System Engineering activities throughout the complete lifecycle of projects. This job includes:
• Deliver allocated tasks within budget and to timescales
• Generating, understanding and reviewing user requirements documentation
• Writing the project System Requirements Specifications
• Developing and documenting the System architecture
• Developing and documenting the systems design through System Design Specifications and Interface Specifications following a structured approach to realise the system
• Defining the system’s sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software
• Developing and continually refining the system acceptance strategy, and verification method for each system requirement
• Promoting and co-ordinating an interdisciplinary approach through review and understanding of the outputs of the products of various engineering teams to confirm compliance with requirements & identify holes
• Ensuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable
• Leading with system testing
• Deriving, defining and documenting testing
• Conducting integration testing
• Conducting system testing (informal and formal)
• Configuration & Data Management
• Supporting the safety verification process as required
• Support bids by providing input on technical solutions, estimates & plans

About You:

To be suitable for the Principal Systems Engineer role, you will need to be, educated to HNC/HND or equivalent in a relevant subject (Engineering or Computer Science), along with strong knowledge of Systems Engineering best practices and common pitfalls. You will need to have knowledge of Systems Engineering methodologies , processes and tools and an appreciation of electrical, electronic and mechanical engineering. You must have experience of full Systems Engineering lifecycles. There will be an occasional need for worldwide travel and being away from home for reasonable lengths of time.

Principal Systems Engineer

Keywords: Systems engineer, Sonar, Marine, Defence, Requirements, Analysis, Design, Review, Verification, V&V, DOORS, V-model, Lifecycle, Testing, Integration.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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