Senior System Design Engineer - Platform Management System

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  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £38.25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Morson Rosyth

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Purpose of role:

To assist with the development of the Platform Management System, integration within the Platform and management of the PMS supplier

Technical Skills

Experience in the Systems Engineering of hardware and software systems

Requirements Specification and Design - carrying out a full range of technical analyses and investigations, preparing specifications and developing designs.

Experience of development of distributed and/or Windows based control systems.

Serial and Discrete Signal Interface Design,

Has sufficient breadth of knowledge of control system design and the sound judgement needed to be able to contribute to correct trade-off decisions

Skills and Challenges

Ensure effective application of process in assigned areas, including supporting the design, modifications and improvements to processes in accordance with relevant standards, best practice and developing needs

Interprets requirements from contract or other documentation producing specifications and/or instructions. Delivers cost effective data to budget and programme.

Industry Knowledge:

5 Years' engineering experience in a defence, aerospace, automotive or related industry.

Proven experience in working collaboratively across multiple product development and specialist domain teams.

Proficient in the use of Requirement Management tools (e.g. DOORS);

Possesses knowledge of the fundamentals of Model Based Systems Engineering and SysML.

Working within at least one of the following Engineering Lifecycle Phases

Concept of Operations

Systems Architecture & Design

Systems Integration and Testing

Verification / Validation

Operations and Maintenance


Degree or equivalent qualification or experience within a relevant engineering discipline

Meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Body

Tasks and Activities:

  1. Development of technical specifications, including Systems Models and interface definitions.
  2. Working with Supply Chain to produce Statements of Work and Change Requests to support the ongoing development of the PMS solution
  3. Work collaboratively with other delivery teams in order to ensure the PMS solution is intertied within the overall Design
  4. Working with the Systems integration team to ensure that the PMS design supports the Platform Functional Design and Safety Case
  5. Review of supplier documentation
  6. Attendance at supplier design reviews and acceptance tests Working with the Test and Commissioning team to ensure the PMS programme supports the ships setting to work programmeWorking with the supplier and customer to resolve issues.
  7. SHE Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  8. Deliver on time and to budget a package of engineering in the form of Technical Engineering Specifications, Functional Specifications, Interface Control Documents, Interface Definitions, drawings, models and other technical outputs and data. Technical Reports and Specifications
  9. Presentation material
  10. Design and Assessment Studies
  11. Technical Reports and Specifications
  12. Presentation material

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.