Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineering Verification and Validation (Software) Subsystems Systems Architecture Self Motivation Adaptabilidad Architecture Business Studies Communication Desktop Support Formal Verification Persuasive Requirements Analysis Stakeholder Management Systems Design Systems Integration Technical Documentation Weapon Systems Aerospace Industries Team-working Safety Principles


Systems Engineer
12 Months - will highly likely be extended
Full time
Up To £53.05 Per Hour PAYE
Up to £70 Per Hour Pay To Umbrella Company
1 stage virtual interview
Defence or Aerospace industries
Security Clearance Required before candidate can start

Key Responsibilities
The role is within the Weapon Systems Design & Verification team, supporting the sustainment and improvement of the weapon system architecture. This will involve resolving technical queries, managing subsystem architecture and definition, and verification and validation activities. The role involves working closely with multiple stakeholders (both internally and externally).

Depending on the candidate, this role could also include the management of System Engineering work packages.

Key Individual responsibilities may include:
Management of System and sub-system level requirements and interface definition, including management of design baselines;
System architecture definition;
Management and resolution of Problems and Queries that arise from development & qualification activity
Understanding the impact of proposed changes on the current design/performing trade studies to de-risk the system design and ensure the continued viability of the product;
Supporting coordination of key Design Reviews;
Generation and review of technical documentation to support verification activity;
System level compliance evidence compilation;
System certification and generation of System verification documentation (eg Design Verification Plans, and Requirement Verification Modules);
Systems support to other parallel programmes as required.

Experience/Knowledge/Ability Requirements
An appreciation of the Systems Engineering life cycle and processes, including requirement elicitation and interface definition, identifying and managing key design drivers, modification development and formal verification and certification processes;
Experience in Systems integration (mechanical/electrical/software) would be beneficial;
An ability to produce concise, coherent and detailed technical reports of a high quality;
An ability to work proactively and flexibly across a number of variant programmes for which relative priorities can change quickly;
An effective team player with strong interpersonal and influencing skills, essential to working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and in building cohesion in the relationships between the Systems team and various interfacing teams;
An awareness of RTC & DOORS would be beneficial.

Key Technical competencies:
Proven career experience of Systems Engineering (good understanding of CADMID & V-life cycles)
Strong technical competency - proven experience in understanding and resolving technical issues & communicating technical detail at the level appropriate for the audience
Key candidate characteristics:
Flexibility to react to changing priorities and managing conflicting demands
Work with a degree of autonomy and pro-active by nature

Key Technical competencies:
o Specific examples from CV expanded on, what V-life cycle experience do you have?
o Can you describe CADMID/V-life cycle?
o What tools have you used, and describe examples of how they have used them (eg knowledge of tool, use it daily etc.)?
o Examples of when you have had to explain a difficult technical problem to either senior management or non-technical stakeholders

Key candidate characteristics:
o How do they react under pressure? Provide examples

Start date
12 months +
Endeavour Recruitment
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