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Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

  • Location:

    Belfast, County Antrim

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace Software and Systems

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  • Contact:

    Daniel Aspinall

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Client:

    Morson International

Role Overview

We are recruiting for an experienced Systems Engineer who can undertake the full design life cycle, both front-end System Requirements & Design tasks, but who is equally capable of undertaking back-end Integration, Verification and Validation activities. With opportunity to work across multiple projects at varies stages of the lifecycle including new and existing projects this is truly a varied role.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks

As part of a large Systems Engineering department the Systems Engineer will be responsible for a wide range of systems engineering across Air Operations, Systems and Services.

Task will include but not limited to:

  • Requirements capture & management: Capture Customer & End user needs and distil into Functional and non-functional requirements. Manage the derivation & flow-down of lower-level (Subsystem / component) Requirements.
  • System Architecture definition: from the agreed System requirements, assist in the definition of candidate System architectures. Undertake candidate trade-off studies / Decision Analysis to arrive at agreed Functional & Physical Solution Architecture
  • System Design: create detailed system / subsystem designs, including buy / team / make decisions, specification of internal / external interface definitions & information flows.
  • Ensure Specialty Engineering (Safety, Security, ILS) is fully integrated within the Systems Design lifecycle with particular emphasis on reducing whole-lifecycle costs and ensuring that a supportability solution is "engineered in"
  • Integration strategy: Assist with deriving a risk-based integration strategy i.e. one where the highest technical risks are driven out via early integration within the overall system solution
  • Write and agree the Integration strategy with key project stakeholders, tailoring the standard IV&V process to meet the needs of the project & Integration Plans
  • Write / Review & Execute Integration test scripts
  • Support the establishment of automated testing on allocated projects
  • Propose improvements to IV&V tools and processes

Skills/Proven Ability

  • To have a good working knowledge of DOORS and how this tool is used to facilitate successful change management and acceptance.
  • To have a good working knowledge of various Design tools (e.g. Rhapsody)
  • To have a good working knowledge of test tools (esp. automated test tools) and test data generation techniques.
  • To be competent in the use of Microsoft Office
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