Principal Systems Engineer

08 Nov 2019
06 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Various UK Locations

About the Company:

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world's leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a principal systems engineer. With approximately 3,500 employees based at 5 UK locations and revenue of GBP600million, our client delivers support to more than 50% of the Royal Navy's surface fleet.

Job Description:

As a Principal Engineer, you will be working as part of the Underwater Systems (UWS) team leading the bidding, design and subcontract engineering activities for sonar inboard and software systems. This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with cutting edge defence technology, as well as the chance to become a combat system subject matter expert. You will be fully supported in your professional development with the chance for excellent career progression opportunities in the future.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Systems Engineer will involve:

- Providing technical input to bid activities with the customer including definition of initial/prototype designs
- Generating system architecture
- Generating requirements
- Leading engagement with Combat System design
- Leading subcontract engineering activities
- Leading integration, test and acceptance activities across the product lifecycle.
- Review and acceptance of supplier deliverables and evidence in line with lifecycle management processes

Skills and Qualifications:

- HND/HNC equivalent or higher
- MS Office
- Systems Engineering experience
- Requirements Engineering/ Management experience including relevant database tools

- Model Based Engineering
- DOORS experience
- Enterprise Architect or similar tools
- Experience of architecture frameworks (MODAF, SysML, TOGAF or UML)
- Sonar or radar experience
- Network design experience

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

Additional Information:

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