Principal Systems Engineer

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    Weymouth, Dorset

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    about 2 years ago

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Principal Systems Engineer

Location: Weymouth

Salary: £45,000 - £55,000

A global aerospace and defence organisation are looking for a Principal Systems Engineer to integrate technologies to provide our military services with a competitive advantage work on a variety of our programmes, helping us to design, develop, integrate, manage and support systems for in-service/future submarines.

Our Systems Engineers maintain a wide range of skills and experience across all of these areas and disciplines, there are those who also choose to develop a more detailed level of expertise in a particular field. This will be an opportunity that will also be available to you.

Responsibilities - Principal Systems Engineer

  • Understanding our customers' challenging needs and developing, validating and managing requirements

  • Developing complex system architectures and sub-systems and providing evidence of fitness for purpose

  • Integrating systems containing electronic, mechanical and software sub-systems, understanding the potential impact on the whole boat and interfacing systems

  • Verifying that customer needs are satisfied through qualification and test activities

  • Taking accountability for technical work packages

  • Providing guidance and coaching to other engineers

  • Steering new systems development through implementation of best practice systems lifecycle processes

  • Adherence to systems engineering practices

  • Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership

  • Production of appropriate technical documentation

  • Working with customers to support delivered systems and resolve issues

  • Undertaking peer reviews or checking / verification tasks as directed

Requirements - Principal Systems Engineer

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the system engineering lifecycle with ability to apply good systems engineering practices to your work

  • Understanding of relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations

Demonstrable competence in some of the following:

· Requirements Engineering

· Defining architectures (e.g. MoDAF, TOGAF)

· Defining and managing interfaces between systems

· System integration and testing, including acceptance activities

· Configuration management

· Model-based systems engineering including SySML

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