Systems Engineer - Gloucestershire

Ref: 1642 Date Posted: Tuesday 17 May 2022
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Systems Engineer
Location:                 Gloucester
Base Salary:           £50,000 to £55,000 + excellent benefits & 4 day weeks
Working with a global defence leader, we are currently recruiting for a Systems Engineer who will work with System Architects and Subcontract Programme Managers to define and assure technical deliverables from suppliers. 
This position will have huge variety, where no day will be the same. It would suit someone who likes problem solving & dealing with people, relationship building and will be integral to the success of the team.
As the Systems Engineer, you will work closely with suppliers and Subcontract Programme Managers, to acquire an in-depth knowledge of each supplier’s product and work collaboratively with the supplier to resolve any issues that arise during solution design, development, and delivery.  As the Systems engineer will also be responsible for writing sub-system requirement specifications, developing a Statement of Work, and will act as the design authority for the supplier’s product within the team.
Systems Engineer skills and qualifications
  • Experience in a Systems Engineering role across the full programme lifecycle
  • Technical confidence in a supplier facing role, and an ability to understand supplier offerings and how they align with broader programme requirements
  • An ability to build a strong technical working relationships, and the ability to collaboratively work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve cost, schedule, or technical issues
  • An ability to capture clear, specific, and testable subsystem requirements and interface documents to support the development and acceptance of solutions that integrate with a larger system of systems
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, and the ability to convey complex technical concepts in a clear and concise manner to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Experience with one or more of: military communications networks, military vehicle integration, or the Electronic Warfare, Force Protection, or Cyber domains
  • Experience of working with suppliers during solution test, acceptance, and transition to operations, including the management and resolution of defects
  • Experience with complex system and subsystem integration
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