Senior Systems Engineer

Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
42650.00 - 60000.00 GBP Annual
14 Jul 2021
01 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

AWE are recruiting for Senior Systems Engineers. This fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the delivery of one or more projects as part of a wider Systems Engineering team and apply your systems thinking logic to support our important mission.

At AWE we enjoy a great work/life balance including a working pattern that gives us every other Friday off

Senior Systems Engineers

Location: Reading / Basingstoke Area

GBP42,650 - GBP60,000 dependent on experience

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offer an attractive salary, market leading contributory pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, excellent work/life balance including a 9-day working fortnight and flexible working hours (role dependent). A salary sacrifice scheme is also available. We will consider candidates looking for full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time.

Our Senior Systems Engineers provide a pivotal role in delivering systems engineering solutions across a variety of projects. You may be involved in supporting the delivery of our product throughout its lifecycle or helping to guide our major capital build/re-kit projects which underpin and enable the crucial work we do at AWE.

In growing our capability across these areas, we will also be looking to shape your skills and knowledge as an Engineer with opportunities for development and progression across our programmes of work including the opportunity for overseas travel and secondments, once restrictions are lifted, for those who are interested.

We are interested in hearing from skilled engineers who have a working knowledge of applying systems engineering and systems thinking to mechanical, electronic, safety, security or nuclear projects and are interested in developing their career with us.

Ideally you will have demonstrable experience of working as part of a wider Systems Engineering team on multi-disciplined projects (which could be weapons based) and have experience in steering the delivery of one or more of the following areas:

  • Requirements engineering

  • System architectures

  • System integration

  • Verification and validation

  • System analysis and modelling

  • Trade Studies and Options Analysis

To be considered for the role, you will have an HNC / HND or higher qualification in an engineering discipline or extensive proven experience working in a similar environment. You should be an effective communicator with the ability to work with multiple stakeholders and have the ability to balance / prioritise your work around programme and technical requirements.

All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.


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