Systems Engineer-EW-Aerospace-Combat Systems-Air

JAM Recruitment Ltd
Luton, UK
16 Aug 2019
23 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to join a global defence company, and work on some of the most cutting edge projects in the UK today? Do you want to play a key part in protecting the lives and futures of others?

Due to continued investment, this innovative organisation is currently in the midst of a huge recruitment drive and is looking for a number of Systems Engineers to work on the Tempest programme.

Tempest will provide the technologies, knowledge, skills and expertise to develop the next generation Combat Air System capable of operating from the year 2040 onwards. You'll be working to develop the sensor and communication systems technology for this next generation aircraft.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The Role

Within the role of Systems Engineer you'll be responsible for one or more of the following areas:

  • Requirements Management :Able to capture accurate and clear requirements (stakeholder, system, functional, design, and subsystem)
  • Possess good understanding of system (e.g. operational) context. Have recent working experience (ideally expertise) with DOORS toolset. Familiar with specifying environmental and EMC test requirements
  • Systems Integration & Test:Ability to create and implement test plans to correctly evaluate system design and performance against requirements.
  • Familiar with typical EW functional subsystems (i.e. software, hardware, microwave).
  • Experience of subsystem interoperability (functional, data bus, electrical), including interface definition and troubleshooting.
  • Familiar with conducting environmental and EMC testing.


To succeed within the role of Systems Engineer you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the skills in some or all of the following:

  • Requirements management, using DOORS
  • Systems Architecture
  • Modelling, using for example Sysml, Matlab/Simulink
  • Verification and Validation
  • Test & Integration

In addition, any experience of the following will be helpful:
  • Defensive Aids Systems
  • Electronic Warfare
  • Identifying Friend or Foe
  • Electronic Countermeasures


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
  • Achieve a work/life balance
  • Work on long term contracts
  • Develop your skills at a prestigious company
  • Gain security clearance

If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Systems Engineer please send your CV to Chris Hill via the 'apply now' button.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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