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Principal Systems Engineer (EO)

Principal Systems Engineer (EO)

Job TypePermanent
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This Systems Engineering vacancy presents an exciting opportunity for an ambitious individual to lead teams, develop and grow their skills and knowledge within a thriving organisation. 

Candidates with a good understanding of all aspects of Systems Engineering relating to lifecycle processes and methodologies should apply. Specific experience in assessing concept options and performing trade-off analysis with experience delivering technology demonstrator solutions is key to this role.

     What you will do:

    • Technical lead for the Electro-optic sensor concept scoping and assessment leading to a technical demonstrator
    • The preparation of system and sub-system technical requirements and their dissemination to appropriate engineering functions.
    • Technical support to the development of current and future systems architectures/designs and their implementation.
    • Through practical adoption of model-based systems engineering and model-driven engineering techniques, operate as a focal point for the development of systems through all stages of the lifecycle in conjunction with the other involved engineering disciplines.
    • Maintaining an organised record of project related decisions, capture of specification and design artefacts as appropriate for each stage in the engineering lifecycle, risks, actions & opportunities. Where practical, this will be naturally integrated within the model-based approaches adopted.
    • Adherence to, and participation within Engineering governance e.g. policy, framework processes, design reviews.

     What we are looking for:


    • Experience leading multifunctional teams
    • Experience of the Systems Engineering lifecycle, from development and management of concept requirements through to acceptance testing
    • Previous experience working with Electro-Optical Systems, CCTV/thermal imaging.
    • Experience of Model Driven Engineering approaches and the use of tools such as Matlab/Simulink
    • Awareness of Functional analysis and Specification development
    • The ability to work with, and define work for, other Engineering disciplines and external suppliers/customers
    • Conducting, analysing and reporting of qualification testing to support design certification
    • Working knowledge of DOORS for requirements management
    • Familiarity with Architectural Frameworks e.g. MODAF, TOGAF


    • Previous experience working with communication systems
    • Previous experience working with missile systems
    • Experience working on Bids & Proposals
    • Knowledge of military and international specifications and standards
    • Awareness and interest in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technology

    Systems Engineering