SONAR Systems Engineer

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Endeavour Recruitment
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Endeavour is looking for a Senior SONAR Systems Engineer to work for a Defence and Aerospace company, that deliver products, solutions, and services to national and international customers. This is a contract position based in Weymouth. Competitive rates.


You will be conducting systems engineering activities on various Hull Mounted and Towed Array SONAR systems programs across a range of innovative new products at different levels of maturity, either alone on a small project or as part of a larger project team. You will be involved in multiple disciplines (Electronics, Algorithms, Software, Mechanical) from early prototyping to early trial through to full production and as such providing a rich technical background on which to thrive.

The role is office based with occasional travel to other company/customer's sites in the UK or abroad.


  • Delivering the systems engineering tasks for a project engineering tasks for a project within the allocated budget and timeframe
  • Coordinating the project engineering team to develop and deliver a solution that is technically commercially acceptable
  • Generating, understand and reviewing user requirements
  • Performing requirement analysis and flow down to system and sub-system levels
  • Developing and documenting system architecture, design, and acceptance and verification strategies
  • Ensuring that the specification, design, and acceptance information is fully traceable
  • Leading all the activities relating to systems validation and acceptance
  • Providing input to project schedules through regular and clear progress reports
  • Supporting bids by providing technical solutions, estimates, and plans
  • Coaching/mentoring less-senior members of the team to aid and monitor their development, providing feedback to performance reviews


  • Degree/equivalent experience in relevant subject (Engineering or Computer Science)
  • Sector experience (Defence and/or Aerospace) - SONAR experience is desirable
  • Desirable - Professional Registration (eg MIET)

If you are a Senior Systems Engineer with sector experience, please get in touch with your CV