Systems Engineer

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent

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    Harry Garvin

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    over 1 year ago

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Systems Engineer

Location: Luton

Salary: £30,000 - £55,000

A global aerospace and defence organisation are looking several Systems Engineers to take ownership of defined delivery aspects for the development of current and next-generation airborne RF sensor and communication electronic systems within the Electronic Warfare domain.

Working within a multi-disciplined team, you will be given responsibility to lead work packages for activities across the systems engineering lifecycle. You will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from a wide-range of technical experts as well as engaging with our customer community.

Key Responsibility Areas

You will have responsibility for supporting your team in achieving project delivery solutions in accordance with agreed schedules lifecycle processes. You should be familiar with the overall systems engineering lifecycle and possess a strong aptitude for technical problem-solving and decision-making, as well as a desire for personal learning and development.

Your role will require you to develop excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and therefore an element of travel within the UK and abroad is to be anticipated.

Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required

You should have as a minimum an undergraduate degree in Engineering or related scientific discipline, alongside experience of the following:

  • Good knowledge of airborne RF electronics technology, performance, & operational concepts

  • Ownership of aspects of product design, development & delivery

  • Demonstrable understanding of & contribution to the systems engineering lifecycle and reviews

  • Creating, updating & managing requirements to enable correct flow-down & traceability

  • Creating, updating & managing test procedures to prove requirements compliance

  • Managing end-to-end lifecycle traceability & reporting to achieve certification & delivery

  • Following engineering lifecycle processes & supporting the reporting of key measures

  • Mentoring of junior personnel (e.g. graduates & industrial placement students)

  • Ability to effectively manage own time, potentially across multiple activities

  • Working with a range of technical & non-technical project stakeholders across multiple disciplines

  • Contributing to the capture, review & management of risk, particularly for own work packages

  • Supporting the provision of cost/schedule estimates & performing peer review for others

  • Manage & delivery delegated activities to agreed cost, schedule, & quality requirements, iaw engineering processes & engineering plans

  • Actively support knowledge sharing & exploitation of best practice