Systems Engineer / Senior Systems Engineer

Job type:Perm
County:West Sussex
Salary/Rate:£35000 - £60000 per annum
Business Sector:Systems Engineering
Job ref:BBBH151193
Post Date:July 03, 2024

Systems Engineer / Senior Systems Engineer

  • Horsham, West Sussex
  • Hybrid available + half day on Friday
  • £35,000 - £60,000 + excellent bens.

We are a surveillance and fire control specialist providing bespoke solutions for Land and Maritime domains. By working with us, you have access to advanced technology solutions - We have three decades of experience in designing, developing and manufacturing solutions from the ground up.

You will be instrumental in the development of high-performance targeting and surveillance equipment for land and naval defence applications. We have a rapidly growing orderbook with our well-established, world-wide customer base and we are looking for talented individuals as we ramp-up to deliver these key contracts.

You will enjoy the challenges of system complexity and conflicting requirements and have a keen eye for detail. You will be given the opportunity to play a leading role in the delivery of projects with significant levels of responsibility over project risks, cost, and schedule.

Key Responsibilities - Systems Engineer

  • Requirements Capture and management.
  • Functional and Physical Systems Architecture Design and Definition.
  • System Modelling.
  • Development of Engineering Management Plans (Safety Management, Test Integration & Acceptance, Technical Risk Management).
  • Gathering of verification evidence for System Requirements.
  • Creation of Procurement Specifications for sub-systems and components.
  • Writing test specifications
  • Conducting Design reviews.
  • Environmental Qualification Plans (EMC, Temperature, Shock & Vibration)

Skills & Experience - Systems Engineer


  • A good degree in Engineering or physical sciences
  • Minimum of 5 years' systems engineering experience in a defence engineering (or similar) company.
  • Proficient in the use of requirements management tools (DOORS, Visure or R4J)
  • Work package management in JIRA
  • Proficient in Report Writing


  • Technical Leadership of project teams with a significant level of responsibility for managing project risks and for delivering on time and on budget.
  • Experience in working closely with internal and external stakeholders
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams on projects with a high level of complexity
  • Safety Management (MIL-STD 882E, DEF-STAN 00-56, ISO 12100:2010)
  • Statutory Compliance (CE Marking)
  • Camera Sensor Technology (InfraRed and visible spectrum, DRI performance)
  • Fault-Tree and Failure Mode Analysis