Principal Systems Engineer - Future Combat Air

County of Bedfordshire  ‐ Onsite
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Principal Systems Engineer - Future Combat Air

  • 12 month contract
  • Luton (90% onsite)
  • £65ph (Inside IR35)

* Please note we can only consider sole UK Nationals (no dual nationalities)*

This role will focus on the development of the ISANKE & ICS domain (Integrated Sensing and Non-Kinetic Effects & Integrated Communications Systems). ISANKE & ICS will provide the GCAP platform and its aircrew with mission-critical information and advanced self-protection.

Key responsibilities - Principal Systems Engineer

  • Work in multidisciplinary teams spanning a range of activities that help pull together all the necessary engineering and technology strands into a high-performance system.
  • Work alongside internal stakeholders to understand user needs and requirements with which to define and influence system requirements and designs, ensuring traceability for design compliance and acceptance.
  • Develop and run test strategies to demonstrate design and implementation compliance, ensuring end-to-end traceability to achieve certification.
  • Support system integration, verification, and validation activities to test and analyse performance and effectiveness.
  • Develop and deliver engineering specifications, reports and presentations.

Your Skills and Experience - Principal Systems Engineer

  • A solid foundation in a relevant technical domain exploited in an EW systems context/application.
  • High proficiency in requirements generation and management using IBM DOORS.
  • SysML, in particular MagicGrid Framework and Cameo Systems Modeller
  • Experience of authoring detailed design artefacts in support of requirements specifications.
  • Good understanding of design compliance and acceptance criteria relating to requirements and architecture progressive verification and validation at varying stages of maturity.
  • Strong understanding of systems engineering principles across the development life cycle.
  • Previous experience of technical leadership of complex products.
  • Ability to perform effective interface control management, both in terms of application and derivation, at a sub-system, system and system-of-system levels including the generation of interface control documents.
  • Ability to obtain SC Clearance for UK-caveated programmes

Start date
12 months
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