Systems Engineer

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  • Location

    Luton, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £45.43 per hour

  • Contact:

    Amy Minnock

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Systems Engineer - Concept Architecture, Requirements, and Analysis

Location: Luton

Duration: 6 months

Rate: Up to £45.43 per hour LTD

Our client seeks a Systems Engineer to conduct systems analysis of RF, EO / IR sensor systems to inform conceptual system designs for an integrated airborne capability.

Key Tasks / Responsibilities

  • Define the system analysis approach, liaising with sensor and communication technical specialist teams
  • Consolidate and analyse installed performance data and system characteristics provided by specialist teams
  • Integrate the results of system OA modelling into the concept analysis space and requirements set
  • Perform systems functional analysis and refine architectures of complex multi-sensor and controller systems
  • Assess installed performance estimates for compliance with system requirements and key performance parameters
  • Identify performance shortfalls and propose candidate areas and methods for improvement
  • Coordinate multi-stakeholder analysis into reports and presentations for delivery to customers & industry partners
  • Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners

Proven Ability / Key Skills

  • Substantial proven ability in architecture design for RF, EO / IR sensor and communication systems
  • Knowledge of architecture frameworks (e.g. MODAF) tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect / Rhapsody)
  • High proficiency in requirements management methods and tools (DOORS)
  • Strong numerical and analytical ability
  • Ability to cope with a high degree of design complexity and significant levels of uncertainty
  • Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational capabilities, and use (DAS, EO / IR, Radar, Comms)
  • Extensive knowledge of stakeholder interaction with customers and industrial partners
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation ability


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).