Senior Systems Engineer

45.00 - 55.00 GBP Hourly + GBP45 - GBP55/hour
10 May 2017
17 May 2017
Contract Type
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Senior Systems Engineer to take their career to the next level with one of the world's leading and fastest growing defence and electronics companies based in Weymouth. A Senior Systems Engineer is required, and will be responsible for providing a range of Systems Engineering activities: analysis, design, review and verification either on a small project or within a Systems Engineering team

The Senior Systems Engineer will be responsible for the application of transversal engineering disciplines (Environmental & EMC Qualification, Safety, Security, Human Factors, ARM, and ILS) across relevant programmes.

On offer is an initial 6 month with a possibility to extend beyond, a highly competitive hourly rate up to GBP55 per hour and my client also finishes early on a Friday. All applicants for this exciting Senior Systems Engineer position must be eligible for SC clearance, due to working on top-secret defence projects.

The key responsibilities and tasks for Senior Systems Engineer includes:

* Support planning input to project schedules and deliver own work commensurate with those plans
* Responsible for Requirements Management across the relevant programmes.
* Responsible for Preparation for, and Support to, key Engineering Reviews and Verification and Acceptance Events.
* Responsible for Disposition of Engineering issues, FRACAS and DRACAS.
* Responsible for Preparation and Review of key Systems Engineering documents, reports and papers.
* Day-to-day design decisions within the Systems Engineering domain
* Possible supervision of junior employees (within teams) to ensure that they fulfil their roles and meet targets effectively and on a timely basis to agreed quality standards

Qualifications and Skills required for Senior Systems Engineer position:

* Educated to Degree level or equivalent in an Engineering or related discipline
* Experience of delivering Systems Engineering activities on multiple applications/projects.
* Minimum of 3 years' experience of Systems Engineering lifecycle
* Experience of preparing bids, studies and design review material
* Experience of Specification development, Verification and Validation
* Background in the defence industry preferred
* Understanding and experience of the application of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and 'V-Model' across the full programme lifecycle.
* Experience of Requirements Management (Elicitation, Derivation, Decomposition, Flow-down, Verification & Validation) across the full programme lifecycle.
* Understanding and experience of the application of transversal engineering disciplines (Environmental & EMC Qualification, Safety, Security, Human Factors, ARM, ILS).
* Knowledge of the Systems Engineering tools (or DOORS?? Preferred).

You must be eligible for SC security clearance when applying for this role.

How to apply:
To discuss your application and enquire about interviewing for this position please apply for the role online and Dominic Martin at Gold Group Ltd will be in touch with you shortly to discuss the next steps of your application.

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