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Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Duration:

    7 months

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  • Client:

    Morson Talent

Systems Engineer

Location: Warton

Duration: Until 8th October 2021

Rate: £39.83 per hour PAYE (inclusive of holiday allowance) or £44.69 per hour Umbrella

An exciting opportunity exists to join an expanding team to deliver an electronic warfare capability for the Royal Air Force. This new role within a highly dynamic team, is to help shape the development of a Weapon System Support Rig. You will work closely within the team to ensure the successful delivery of the capability on time and budget using lean principles and agile methods. A key aspect of the toolset is the combined development of the rig numerous suppliers from both within the UK as well as internationally.

One of the major responsibilities within this role is to help the development of the rig such that it supports the processes and procedures that the customer utilises to analysis and subsequently update their mission data for the Typhoon Aircraft.

The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Ensure the refinement of the key requirements are developed to a level that allow for successful integration testing and acceptance
  • Attend design reviews throughout the development stages
  • Support the supplier deliveries ensuring all required supporting documentation is delivered in line with contractual requirements
  • Determine a level of integration/qualification testing to determine successful product deliveries from each supplier
  • Develop test documentation to verify specification requirements
  • Perform the above testing on the fully integrated rig as part of Qualification
  • Document the outcome of the testing and work with suppliers to address any shortfalls or limitations in the product

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Proven ability with systems engineering principles, specifically those around system integration
  • Knowledge of working on medium to large IT or Avionics based projects would be very beneficial
  • A background on Typhoon Defensive Aids would be desirable


  • 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)
  • The role will require an individual to work as part of a very close nit team but also closely with numerous suppliers; therefore, there will be a requirement for a level of travel by the successful applicant
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