Systems Engineer – LAND C4ISR

Outsource UK Ltd
13 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Engineer – LAND C4ISR

A Systems Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Basildon.

This is a 6-month contract with leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Systems Engineer contract role

To provide technical support within the Land C4ISR domain with a focus on Vehicle Mission Systems for predominantly land based platforms or wide area network communication systems. The successful candidate should have experience in all aspects of the Systems Engineering lifecycle and be able to support technical activities on current programmes as well as providing support to develop concepts, requirements, architectures and system designs - taking these forward to implementation, integration, test and evaluation and ultimately production.

The successful candidate would be working on projects associated with both internally funded products as well as products directly deliverable to key customers within short timescales. The successful candidate would be joining a dedicated team with a full and stretching workload.

Key skills required for the Systems Engineer


* Experience of the Systems Engineering lifecycle, from development and management of requirements (preferably using DOORS) through to acceptance testing.

* Awareness of Functional analysis and Specification development.

* The ability to work with other Engineering disciplines and external suppliers/customers.

* Conducting, analysing and reporting of qualification testing to support design certification.


* Previous experience working with Electro-Optical Systems, CCTV/thermal imaging.

* Previous experience working with networked communication systems on various platforms.

* Working knowledge of DOORS for requirements management.

* Experience working on Bids & Proposals and knowledge of military and international specifications and standards is highly desirable.

* Experience of developing complex data analysis using tools such as MATLAB.

* Experience of Model Driven Engineering approaches (eg Rhapsody, Simulink) would also be an advantage.

The role is based in Basildon, Essex - commutable from Colchester, Braintree, Witham, Great Dunmow, Bishop's Stortford, Sawbridgeworth, Harlow, Epping, Loughton, Brentwood, Basildon and Southend-on-Sea with excellent access from London

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