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Systems Engineer - Deep Strike Mission Planning

Advantage Resourcing
Closing date
26 Jul 2021

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World Class Defence Organisation based in Bristol (This role will be a split between Working From Home and Onsite) is currently looking to recruit a Systems Engineer subcontractor on an initial 6 month contract.

Hourly Rate: The Company is offering excellent rates

Contract Duration: 6 Months (initially and then ongoing and long-term thereafter)

Security Information: Please Note you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance (unfortunately due to security restrictions for this role, the candidate will need to be a British National with no dual nationality and must have resided in the UK for at least 4 of the past 5 years).

Systems Engineer - Deep Strike Mission Planning Job Description:

An opportunity has arisen to join a small, driven and dynamic team within the Mission Planning & Control department, who are focused on delivering a Mission Planning product for the UK domestic customer. You will be working on a key Mission Planning product within the Storm Shadow weapon system. The project is a multi-phase development focused on both hardware and software obsolescence as well as functional enhancements.


You will have the opportunity to...

Work within a cross-functional team spanning Systems, Software, Guidance, Control & Navigation, Simulation & Modelling and more.
Conduct systems engineering activities within a contract with heavy end user involvement.
Author key documents, both internal and for the Customer/End User.
You will provide key inputs to requirements capture, design freezes
Undertake system integration work and informal and formal testing.
Produce verification/validation evidence and support the certification process, as well as system acceptance.

Skillset/experience required:

Strong understanding of System Engineering Process is essential with significant recent experience in a systems engineering role ideally across the full lifecycle.
Experience in tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management essential (use of RTC is highly beneficial)
Ability to communicate and work effectively in a collaborative environment both physically and virtually is essential.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including an ability to author or contribute to technical reports and documentation are essential.
Experience of technical problem solving.
General understanding of mission planning would be of benefit.
Excellent 'can do' attitude and pro-active behaviours are essential.
Engineering degree or equivalent.

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