Systems Design Engineer - Bristol

Ref: 1288 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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Location:         Bristol

Salary:             Up to £48,000 + benefits (Overtime, bonus, Pension & more)

Hours:              37 hours per week     

Are you looking for an exciting career working with and designing cutting edge equipment, and associated systems used within the UK defence sector? If yes, then this could be for you. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join an expanding team that engage in developing capabilities to help protect national interests and global security. This could be just what you are looking for?

The Systems Design Engineer will support key elements of the system design activities for the first increment of a major capability update to a key system design. The role would be reporting to the system design engineering manager for the project, and will include engagement with senior stakeholders in delivering the role.

The programme is just completing a two-year pre-development phase study to mature and de-risk the system design to provide a brand new capability. The programme is now going through a major bid activity for the next phases of development, with contract award expected next year.

Benefits of working here:

  • State of the art technology & innovation
  • External learning and development encouraged.
  • Light and airy university type campus.
  • Friendly environment!
    • Restaurant, On site Medical Centre, Parking / Easy Access to train station, Coffee Shops & Onsite Shop, Sports & Social Club and More

The role includes:

  • Supporting the development of a coherent system design baseline, including supporting the identification and progression of design queries, and ensuring a coherent and consistent system design alongside the wider evolving system design.
  • Supporting the development of a qualification strategy and progressing the system design verification and validation activities for the project.
  • Supporting the progression of the project requirement baseline, progressing flow-down and supporting the agreement of sub-system requirements.

Skills and qualifications required from the following:

  • Systems engineering background with some awareness and experience of different phases of the CADMID cycle from concept to manufacture, including generating TRSs, interface definitions, V&V planning, trials planning, qualification evidence generation and collation, generation of certification documents.
  • Ability to communicate with peers across the business.
  • Experience of Systems design and associated tasks.
  • Ability to communicate with members of the stakeholder community is desirable.
  • Ability to produce concise, coherent, and detailed technical reports of a high quality.
  • Ability to work autonomously and proactively is desirable.
  • Ability to work confidently in the face of ambiguity and multiple conflicting priorities to be able to identify the priority tasks is desirable.

You should be able and willing to gain (UK Eyes only) security clearance, potentially to DV level in the future.

Please note: Due to the occasional high number of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within one working week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.

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