Systems Engineer

Anthony James Recruitment
10 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Systems Engineer

Havant, Hampshire £35,000 to £37,000

A leading prime contractor, providing systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets with a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support.

Job Profile

As the successful Systems Engineer, your main function will be reporting to the Systems Engineering Manager, and under general direction of the Engineering Leadership Team, the role provides support to operational systems used by Systems Solutions customers.

You will work with other engineering disciplines (Specialist, Systems, Test & Evaluation, and Software Engineering) and will also engage with non-engineering disciplines (programme management, proposal management and operations) in the course of the engineering work.


* Investigating performance issues and identifying opportunities for improvement

* Generating reports to support performance investigations and customer queries

* Integrating and testing performance enhancements

* Providing technical expertise throughout the engineering lifecycle, with consideration for system integration, verification and validation, cost/risk, supportability, and effectiveness

* Analysing business requirements and developing system requirements

* Involvement in discussions with customers during requirements analysis

* Supporting Business Development and Programme Management during capture & proposal phases

Essential Skills & Experience:

* Ability to investigate operational issues, diagnose cause of the defect and recommend appropriate corrective action

* Ability to create clear and effective reports suitable for customer acceptance, including problem identification and diagnosis

* Technical confidence in a customer facing/consultation role

* Technical experience with good communication skills, able to work with other staff (engineering and programme management) and the customer

* Experience in system design, integration and test particularly in the commercial IT domain

* Knowledge of the product lifecycle and related disciplines

* Experience with system modelling toolsets (e.g. Enterprise Architect, Rational, etc.) and system modelling languages/notations such as UML or SysML

Desired Skills & Experience:

* ITIL Foundation certified

* Experience with Oracle SQL

* Experience with Quality Centre

* Familiarity with any of the following:

* Windows (NT/2003/7/2008)


* Java/J2EE

* C++


* 25 days holiday

* Pension – contribute at a 2 : 1 employer : employee ratio up to a maximum of 8%

* Life assurance 4x basic salary

* Sickness & accident plan: 6 months full pay.

* Income protection: 75% of basic

* Individual BUPA Health Cover

* Relocation assistance if further than 50 miles from the site - £5000 taxable cash payment or £8000 tax free through the government website

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