Systems Engineer

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  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £44.56 per hour

  • Contact:

    Krzysztof Wieczorek

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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System Architectures, Requirements, and Design (Principal Engineer) - 6 MONTHS CONTRACT - LUTON - £44,56 per h LTD

Job Description

* You will be developing state-of-the-art airborne electronic sensor systems for the most advanced fighter aircraft ever to be made.
* You will be involved with novel product development and emerging technologies that have been supported by Client's multi-million pound annual investment in research and development.
* You will be involved in UK-wide collaboration across multiple business areas including, Electronic Warfare, Radar Systems, and Communication Systems.
* You will be supporting the future needs of our customer and working closely with them will be vital to ensure that our solutions meet their required future operational capability.


* Understand and interpret user requirements in order to influence and define the system requirements, architecture, and design, liaising with sensor and communication technical specialists.
* Utilise operational analysis modelling results to develop the architecture and requirements set.
* Perform systems functional analysis and refine architectures of complex multi-sensor and controller systems.
* Assess system design compliance against user and system requirements, alongside key performance parameters.
* Identify performance improvements and propose candidate solutions and implementation methods.
* Develop reports and presentations for delivery to customers & industry partners.
* Travel within the UK to meet with customers and industry partners.


* Highly skilled in developing complex architectures (ideally airborne sensor and/or communication systems).
* Good working knowledge of MBSE development tools and techniques (e.g. SysML).
* High proficiency in requirements management methods and tools (DOORS).
* Strong analytical and problem-solving ability.
* Ability to cope with a high degree of design complexity and significant levels of uncertainty.
* Good knowledge across one or more aspects of EW / Defence equipment (e.g. DAS, EO / IR, Radar, Comms); technology, performance, operational capabilities and use.
* Familiarity with leading internal/external stakeholder interaction at varying levels of seniority.
* Excellent written and verbal presentation ability.

Additional Information:

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