Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Software and Systems

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  • Salary:

    £50.00 - £56.00 per hour + Ltd

  • Contact:

    Simon Page

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    4 Months

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Systems Engineer

Crawley, West Sussex - 4 month contract - Pay rate £50 to 56 p/h Ltd

We are looking to recruit a Systems Engineer to work on an Air to Ground 4G LTE communications project for our client based in Crawley. Candidates should have a proven ability of working across the systems engineering lifecycle from requirements onwards. Previous experience of having worked on other communications projects would be viewed favourably. The Systems Engineer is responsible to the Programme Systems Engineering Manager for the execution and delivery of assigned Work Packages and tasks to budget and schedule on Projects or Bids for both Rotary and Fixed Wing products.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Requirements Engineering (Capture, Analysis, Articulation, Allocation and Apportionment)
  • Requirements Management (Traceability, Change Control)
  • Preparation of Requirement Specifications
  • Preparation of ICD's
  • Preparation of Technical Statements of Work for equipment suppliers
  • Preparation of Integration Specifications
  • Preparation of Plans and Specifications for Subsystem testing (ground and flight)
  • Preparation of Acceptance Test Schedules (ATS)
  • System Architecture Development and System Design
  • Documentation of trials results and provision of airworthiness data
  • Management of equipment supply subcontractors associated with a programme
  • Liaison and ability to communicate effectively at meetings with customer


  • Background in Communications system development.
  • Understanding of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle
  • Understanding of Requirements Engineering & Management
  • Requirements capture and management in tools such as DOORS


  • Basic knowledge of how Avionic systems interrelate and interconnect
  • Knowledge of aircraft Environmental & EMC requirements
  • Knowledge of Human Factors and Operator Aspects of Avionic Systems
  • Understanding of Integration, Verification & Validation (IVV)
  • Understanding of Qualification & Certification Requirements
  • Experience of interfacing with third party organisations
  • PC Literate: Windows, MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access & Visio
  • Educated to either Degree or HNC/HND level in Electronics, Systems Engineering or equivalent.