Systems Engineer

  • Location

    Greenford, Middlesex

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Software and Systems

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  • Contact:

    Douglas Oluoch

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Systems Engineer

Location: Greenford, UK | Duration: 6 Months | Pay Rate: Negotiable

A vacancy exists within a large defence electronics enterprise for a Systems Engineer to conduct Systems Engineering activities either alone or as part of a larger team, adhering to the client's Engineering Function processes or project specific tailoring of those processes.

Key Responsibilities

Requirements Management:

  • Generating, understanding and reviewing user requirements documentation;
  • Writing the project Systems Requirements Specifications.

Design Functions:

  • Defining the system's sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software; each system requirement (incl. the Acceptance Management Plan);
  • Developing and documenting the System Architecture;
  • Developing and documenting System Design through System Design Specifications and Interface Specifications;
  • Ensuring that the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable.

Leads Testing Functions:

  • Deriving, defining and documenting testing;
  • Conducting integration testing;
  • Conducting system testing (informal and formal).


  • Delivering allocated tasks within budget and to timescales as agreed with the project management team;
  • Configuration and Data Management;
  • Supporting the safety verification process as required;
  • Supports Bids by providing input on technical solutions, estimates and plans.

Skills/Proven Ability

  • Use of development, target and test equipment as well as laboratories to perform engineering activities relating to the allocated functional discipline.
  • Essential Software Tools: MS Windows, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Desirable Software Tools: DOORS, Bugzilla/Jira, Windchill & IFS.

Additional Security Information

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