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Systems Engineer

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Systems Engineer

Location: Dorchester

Duration: 5 months

Rate: Limited company hourly rate on offer (outside IR35)

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and conducting systems engineering activities throughout the complete product lifecycle.

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for delivering key system engineering processes across the product lifecycle.
  • Delivering into the project teams including the System Design Authority, Engineering Manager and Team Engineers.
  • Use expertise and knowledge to make a strong contribution to bids and projects.

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Good sound knowledge and understanding of systems engineering principles and their application to multi-disciplinary (mechanical, electrical, electronic and software design principles) engineering projects.
  • Sound understanding of requirements management and decomposition.
  • Familiarity with Defence Standards (particularly DEF-STAN and MIL-STD).
  • Knowledge and proven ability of INCOSE Systems Engineering practice and principles.
  • Preferably have an understanding of military systems, in particular maritime systems.
  • Ideally (but not essential) knowledgeable in one or more of the following domain areas:
    • Maritime Combat Systems, integration of equipment and software.
    • Unmanned Systems.
    • Combat Management Systems.
    • Acoustics / Sonar Processing.
  • Proven ability in preparation of documentation for bids.
  • Primary software/system skills:
    • IBM DOORS requirements management (9.x / NG).
    • UML / SysML.
  • Desirable software/system skills:
    • Enterprise Architect (EA).
    • IBM Rational Quality Manager (RQM).
    • IBM Rational Publishing Engine (RPE).


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).