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System Engineer - Maritime

  • Location: Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Aerospace & Defence
  • Function: Systems Engineer
  • Contact: Oliver Burns
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 08 June 2024
  • Job Ref: 31830/001_1715264408

Systems Engineer

Global Defence Business - Remote / Hybrid / flexible

UP TO 55K - High Wycombe, Loudwater

My clients broad portfolio of capabilities is operational on naval fleets across the US, UK, Canada, Australia and allied navies worldwide and we employ over 2,300 people across the globe. They invest in research and development, to provide innovative, mission specific bespoke technological solutions to our customer's most complex problems.

They have a fantastic job opportunity for a Systems Engineer. Here you will work within the Systems Team to analyse system concepts; define requirements; create and document the system design and interfaces; define and manage subsystem requirements; and verify / validate the system to ensure it fulfils the Customer's requirements and needs.

Key Responsibilities as a Systems Engineer, being part of a multi-disciplinary team:

Define and describe the Technical Solution during bids. Support cost estimation

Define and manage system and subsystem requirements

Manage trade studies to evaluate different potential design solutions

Contribute to the System Design, through functional and non-functional analysis

Define the Integration, Verification and Validation strategy and manage this through the program

Contribute to test and certification of the product

Play a role in technical / design reviews

Support the continuous improvement of the Systems Engineering function, including processes and tools

Qualifications as a Systems Engineer

Bachelor's Degree in Maths, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience

Master's Degree an asset

Required Experience

Systems engineering experience in the earlier part of the product life cycle.

Experience completing Work package responsibilities

Must have some pre and post requirements experience collaborating with Design and SDAs

Participated in multiple System Design Reviews

Requirements Definition, Requirements Management and Interface Design

Developed the System Design for multiple programs

Aware of Algorithm Definition and Validation e.g. through use of tools like Matlab

Experience in Integration, Verification and Validation activities, including Test Planning, Test Conduct and Reporting

Systems Engineering Process Definition

Hold Security clearance at SC level or eligibility to obtain it

Desired Skills

Maritime Domain (desirable)

Underwater Warfare, Torpedo Defence or Acoustics (desirable)

Able to work within an interdisciplinary team and manage the perspectives of other disciplines

Able to contribute to the Concept of Operations in which systems are used

Requirements Definition and Management, including experience with a requirements management tool such as DOORs or JAMA

Able to identify the need for, and conduct trade studies to evaluate different potential solutions

Able to play a significant role in defining the System Design, through functional and non-functional analysis

A team-oriented individual that works collaboratively to achieve team goals

Strong communication skills; positive attitude

Must be self-motivated, adaptable, and attentive to details

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a deadline-oriented environment