Principal Systems Engineer

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  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Maritime Defence , Aerospace Software and Systems, Security Cleared

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour + Ltd company

  • Contact:

    Simon Page

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Principal Systems Engineer

Barrow in Furness, Cumbria - 6 month duration (likely to extend) - Pay rate £50 p/h Ltd

We are looking to recruit a Principal Engineer to work within the Systems Engineering team of our client on the next generation of nuclear submarines.


  • Working with the engineering teams to confirm compliance with requirements and generating evidence packs to be used in Acceptance of requirements with the customer.
  • Managing Dreadnought Ship Specification requirements within the DOORS toolset and providing support to the engineering teams and customer in the management of change to requirements.
  • Managing and maintaining of Acceptance within the DOORS toolset and Teamcenter including the development of an Acceptance schedule and generations of metrics.
  • Supporting the engineering teams in the preparation for design reviews and spatial reviews including review of design documentation.
  • Supporting engineering in the specifying of requirements for equipment contracts.
  • Developing and maintaining general system design documentation templates and associated processes.


  • Degree qualification (or equivalent) in relevant STEM subject such as Systems Engineering or any relevant experience gained on a large military project.
  • Proven ability of a Systems Engineering approach
  • Proven ability gained of requirements management and acceptance for complex defence projects.
  • Knowledge/use of DOORS.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of stakeholders and customer representatives.

Please note, due to the sensitive nature of the project involved all candidates must be capable of gaining a full UK MOD Security Clearance to SC level, and be sole British nationals.