Principal Systems Engineer - Model-Based Systems Engineering

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    £45 - £50 per hour

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    Hannah Pepper

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    12 months ago

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Principal Systems Engineer - MBSE Architectures & Requirements

Developing a new generation of airborne electronic warfare detection and countermeasure systems.

Systems Engineering, RF, digital, FPGA, DSP, embedded software systems, Matlab, Simulink, DOORS

£50ph ltd

6 months minimum


A fantastic opportunity to contribute to the development of market-leading product development, providing advanced capability and protection to UK platforms. You will apply and develop your knowledge of systems engineering in a fast-paced and dynamic agile development team, working with subject-matter experts with extensive and detailed knowledge of the EW domain, technology, performance, and operational capabilities.

You will have extensive experience of

Full lifecycle systems engineering, with a key focus on creating multi-level requirements and developing effective verification and validation plans

Developing system-level design concepts and working alongside implementation teams to realise effective design solutions

Strong aptitude for problem solving, as well as managing potentially conflicting inputs from multiple stakeholder groups.

What you will do

Employ a model-based systems engineering approach to develop architectures and requirements for a next-generation airborne EW sensor / effector system.

Undertake top-down system design, explore architectural options and complete trade-off studies.

Develop system requirements and translate them into subsystem requirements and interface definitions.

Liaise with internal and external customers and stakeholders to agree the solution.

What we're looking for

High proficiency working across the systems engineering lifecycle.

Experience of engineering gate reviews and the associated assessment of design compliance.

Expertise with MBSE processes, tools (e.g. Cameo System Modeler,) and languages (e.g. SysML).

Familiarity with using IBM DOORS for requirements development and management.

Highly proficient at requirements elicitation, negotiation and definition.

Awareness of agile development methodologies

Strong numerical and analytical ability.

Ability to cope with a high degree of design complexity and significant levels of uncertainty.

Experience of supporting design / delivery teams to develop complex, technical solutions in accordance with plans and processes.