Principal Systems Engineer - Systems Analyst

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £50 - £56.10 per hour

  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Principal Systems Engineer - Systems Analyst

Location: Crawley

Duration: 3 months

Rate: Up to £56.10 per hour LTD

Our client seeks a Principal Systems Engineer - Systems Analyst to work on an Electronic Countermeasure (ECM) project, on site in Crawley. It will involve working on a challenging programme to bring new technology to a major UK customer base. It will include the design, develop, build, test and trials phases of the programme.

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Deriving hardware/software requirements from SRD to be flowed down to Suppliers (principally CCL & KD), formulate framework for conducting Trade Studies, production of draft SSDD/VCRI/ICDs
  • Performance modelling, SWaP & Cost budget modelling
  • Originating, specifying and proving designs to meet project operational requirements
  • Supporting forward planning activities for project activities and to support the generation of relevant development plans
  • Supporting the generation of project cost and schedule information and support the review of that data
  • Ensuring the product is delivered on time and to budget
  • Supporting the management of project risks
  • Supporting project 'teambuilding'
  • Ensuring that project safety requirements are addressed in a manner consistent with company processes

Proven Ability / Key Skills


  • Proven Systems Engineering and Systems Analysis ability
  • Proficient with DOORS


  • Electronic Countermeasures knowledge


Due to the sensitive nature of the product all applicants must have worked within the Defence / Military industry within the last 12 months or be capable of obtaining Security Clearance (SC level minimum).