Systems Engineer

Recruiter
Akton Recruitment
Location
Leeds, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1253608548
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
INTRODUCTION

Akton Recruitment are on the lookout for a talented Systems Engineer Seven - we are working with a successful and ambitious company built around an excellent engineering team involved in the design, development and manufacture of rugged electronics devices and software for use in Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance.

The Company has offices around the UK and employs around 80 people with teams around the world supporting its clients to use its leading-edge technology. After a major reorganisationthe company is now focused on growth and is building the strength of its teams with highly capable and motivated people.

THE PURPOSE

The Systems Engineer holds a key role in the company, reporting to the Head of Engineering. Due to the nature of the role, the individual will need to have a strong background in technical direction in the analysis and design of systems in the broad field of electronic security, sensor, surveillance and Command & Control systems. The applicant will be working alongside a team of electronics, mechanical and software engineers and project professionals. They will be liaising with customers, suppliers and other members of the company to ensure a timely and effective solution is provided to all the engineering aspects of our designs through the entire Systems Engineering lifecycle.

THE ROLE

The company's products include niche telecommunications and electro-optics which are used in a range of environments. Seven Technology Group Ltd has a worldwide customer base for its specialist products.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

Eliciting and understanding the needs of a customer (internal or external) to create user requirements
Analysis of user requirements to create system requirement specifications and system architectures
Undertake and verify system modelling and simulation
Perform Requirements Management from first principles
Generation of the technical elements and costings of bids and proposals for systems and products
Developing and maintaining software and hardware architecture design and documentation
Authoring of verification and validation tests to prove the system solution aligns and meets the customer requirements
Supporting regulatory and environmental conformance proving
Supporting systems integration activities
Support the demonstration, deployment and maintenance of systems
Owns the Product Data Capture process to support the product safety assurance process
Ensuring compliance with stringent design and applicable standards in relation to system architecture, sub-systems and component design and functional and performance verification
Verifying that the system design and consequential product design aligns with internal design for manufacturing production processes and procedures
Support and where required, lead the engineering gate reviews for system, sub-system and component compliance reviews
Liaising with customers and suppliers at various project milestones
Liaising with Project Managers and senior staff on project deliverables and department aspirations
Oversee the creation and maintenance of BoM structures and manufacturing build guides for production manufacturing
Updating design data from Engineering Change request when required
Contribute to ensuring lessons learnt in the design, manufacture and test phase are captured and embedded into the organisation
THE PERSON

Candidates wishing to apply should have:

A strong background in systems engineering, preferably covering hardware and software design and development.
Ability to define and achieve project milestones and deadlines on time
Ability to work comfortably in multi-discipline design teams across multiple sites
Knowledge of engineering materials and manufacturing techniques
Competent in the use of MS Office
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Flexibility to work in a dynamic company
Approach their work with enthusiasm and a positive attitude.
The post holder must be willing to take ownership and leadership in a wide variety of situation

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

Essential

Educated to degree level or higher
Ability to understand and specify large complex systems and develop comprehensive system documentation
Broad appreciation of a wide range of engineering disciplines developing a single product across the full system lifecycle
Knowledge of differing engineering methodologies (including V model, waterfall, agile, etc)
Requirements capture and management
Experience of communication / radio systems and electro-optic systems
Commercial awareness
Excellent communications skills.
Ability to work alone or as part of a team

Desirable

A Masters in Systems Engineering or related field.
Exposure of systems design and development across numerous engineering disciplines, covering the full product lifecycle
Ability to lead the delivery of projects and programmes with the support of a technical and commercial team]
If you would like to apply for this position then please send your CV to tom.e.a4lm8bjuok3@aktonrecruitment.aptrack.co

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