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Principal Systems Engineer – Camera Systems

Principal Systems Engineer – Camera Systems

Job TypePermanent
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I am working with the world leader in high performance infrared detector and thermal cameras, on the search for a highly experienced Principal Systems Engineer who will be pivotal in the development and you will take a lead role in steering the development of next-gen infrared cameras and camera cores . The Principal Systems Engineer will be an experienced and highly motivated systems engineer, with a strong background in concept development and requirements creation across the engineering and product lifecycle.


You will plan, execute and evaluate the systems development of our new generation of infrared cameras throughout the product lifecycle, whilst also coordinating the lifecycle systems engineering management of our existing product range.  You will be applying best practice in systems engineering, product development and project management to optimise products for functionality and cost, all whilst working across a multi-disciplinary project team working particularly closely with the Product Design Authority and Project Engineering Manager.  Your abilities in spanning both strategic and tactical levels will be called upon supporting, from supporting changes to the product technology roadmaps through to going the extra mile to ensure project deadlines are met.

You will be responsible for delivery of specific work packages supporting infrared camera development, working holistically across a range of technical disciplines including optics, electronic hardware (inc. PCB design), mechanical and firmware.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading the management and optimisation of processes supporting the creation of and maintenance of our infrared camera requirements
  • Development of close relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to understand, interpret, and influence, current and future user needs and requirements.
  • Supporting the integration of the engineering strategy with the product technology roadmap
  • Technical documentation, in particular relating to requirement management and product lifecycle reviews
  • Leading the product lifecycle management of existing products from an engineering point of view
  • You must be eligible for full security clearance 


      You must have: 

      • Experience in the analysis and capturing of conceptual requirements from stakeholder needs
      • Experience of capturing and managing requirements across the product lifecycle
      • Knowledge of technical concept creation, trade-off and down selection
      • Experience in system architecture design and sub-system requirement cascade
      • Passion for continuous learning and professional development
      • Ability to work collaboratively with specialists and design authorities
      • Knowledge of product and project lifecycle development
      • Graduate degree in relevant engineering or related scientific discipline.

      It would be desirable if you have any of the following:

      • Knowledge of any of the following domains: infrared camera, multispectral imaging or visible-light camera systems
      • Knowledge of Human Machine Interface, analysis of/design for/evaluation of
      • Knowledge of Machine Learning

      Systems Engineering