Associate Chief Engineer

Associate Chief Engineer

+ Role Type: Permanent
+ Salary: £70,000 - £85,000
+ Security Clearance: Must hold or be eligible for SC
+ Location: Remote Based

Role Summary:
ACE should be highly innovative and versatile. The successful candidate will have a full understanding of the principles of system engineering, be able to demonstrate past successes in leading small diverse engineering teams and will have prior experience leading large small Systems Engineering teams for a programme. Using their experience in Systems Engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for working with customers and suppliers to execute Systems Engineering activities across the full lifecycle.

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience in implementing all stages of the systems engineering lifecycle across their programmes within a portfolio.
  • The ability to communicate at all levels about high level architecture as well as the low level design layers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to interact at all levels from engineers to executives
  • An ability to understand and translate customer needs and expectations
  • Understanding of various system development methodologies
  • Ability to lead, encourage and influence cross functional and multi-location teams
  • Ability to define new strategies and processes, driving these through to their implementation
  • Experience of working with multiple suppliers and stakeholders
  • Confidence to work independently and within a fast-paced team
  • Experience of delivering systems and solutions within the context of service orientated architectures and associated service management solutions (people, process, governance & technology)
  • ITIL experience

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of defence, Home Office or Police programmes desirable, however experience of equivalent domains or systems suitable
  • Experience of transitioning from legacy systems to new capabilities
  • Experience of model based system engineering methodologies and outputs
  • Experience decomposing system of systems architectures and specification of systems at multiple levels
  • Experience of specifying systems/services from user perspective and ability to produce abstract views of detailed internal service design
  • Experience of utilising DOORS (or similar requirements management tool) to manage requirements and Model Based Systems Engineering tools for managing user scenarios