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Senior Systems Engineer

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  • Location

    Greenford, London

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Greenford

Duration: 6 months

Rate: Negotiable

The successful candidate will conduct systems engineering activities, either alone on a small project or as part of a larger project team, adhering to Engineering Function processes or project specific tailoring of those processes.

Systems Engineers will create and sustain successful, purposeful, systems that:

  • Relate to the development and delivery of goods and services;
  • Deliver real benefits to the company, suppliers and customers;
  • Works with all technical domains, and all business functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering allocated tasks within budget and to agreed timescales
  • Conducting systems engineering tasks throughout the systems lifecycle, such as:
  • Generating, understanding and reviewing user requirements documentation
    • Writing the requirements specifications
    • Developing and documenting system architecture
    • Developing and documenting systems design through system design specifications and interface specifications
    • Defining sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software
    • Developing and continually refining the system acceptance strategy
    • Ensuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable
    • System testing and reporting
    • Deriving, defining and documenting testing
    • Conducting integration testing
    • Conducting system testing (informal and formal)
  • Configuration and data management
  • Process compliance
  • Adhere to the company's systems engineering processes and procedures
  • Supporting the safety verification process as required
  • Support planning through input to project schedule by estimating tasks and adhere to agreed estimates/timescales
  • Providing regular and clear technical 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
  • Proficient with DOORS and MS Office (Visio, Project, Word, Excel), Windchill & IFS is desirable
  • Has demonstrated the ability to plan and execute systems activities on complex projects
  • Proven ability 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).

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