Senior Systems Engineer

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  • Location

    Greenford, London

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £355 - £445 per day

  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Greenford, West London

Duration: 6 months

Rate: £355 - £445 per day LTD

Our client is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to work within their Command & Sonar Systems division.

As part of the project System Engineering team you will conduct systems activities on a project and apply sound engineering judgement to ensure tasks are delivered to cost, schedule, and quality requirements.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering the systems engineering tasks for a project within the allocated budget and timeframe
  • Supporting the project engineering team to develop and deliver a solution that is technically and commercially acceptable
  • Generating, understanding, and reviewing user requirements
  • Performing requirement analysis and flow down to system and sub-system levels
  • Developing and documenting system architecture, design, and acceptance and verification strategies
  • Ensuring that the specification, design, and acceptance information is fully traceable
  • Leading all the activities relating to systems validation and acceptance
  • Providing input to project schedules through regular and clear progress reports

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Have significant proven ability in most of the following areas, with exposure to the others:
    • Requirements elicitation and management
    • System architecture and design
    • System integration and test
    • System acceptance, verification, and validation
    • In-service support
  • Have demonstrated the ability to plan and execute systems activities on complex projects
  • Knowledge in communicating complicated topics clearly and concisely to technical and non-technical audiences


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).