Systems Engineer - Bristol

Ref: 1823 Date Posted: Monday 27 Jun 2022
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Location:               Bristol or Stevenage

Salary:                   Up to £40,000 p/a + benefits (overtime, bonus, Pension & more)

Hours:                   37 hours per week         

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join a world class technical engineering company based in Stevenage or Bristol. This role will be critical to developing capabilities to help protect national interests and global security. This could be just what you are looking for?

We are looking for Systems Engineer to join this complex and interesting project. The project has just entered the Assessment Phase, a 3-year period during which the concept is to be refined to a point at which it can be progressed to design and manufacture.

A critical part of work throughout the Assessment Phase is production of the product Dynamic Reference Model (DRM), to conduct Systems Design trade studies and produce the associated Algorithms and Software.

A Model Based Engineering approach is being taken to meet demanding Customer timescales and reduce the amount of hardware trials required throughout the project lifecycle. A high fidelity and validated model representation of the System is essential for achieving this, demonstrating the design and its suitability to the Customer needs.

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

Typical activities include:

  • Work with Subject Matter Experts in other technical departments to understand how each of these contribute to the DRM
  • Support development of the DRM and subsystem model requirements
  • Ensure delivery of the DRM with subsystem models to key stakeholders in line with the model development plan
  • Support definition of the Common Algorithm Software Architecture (CASA)
  • Define the Software and Security Solution requirements
  • Support the development of Software plans
  • Work closely with the Functional Domain leads to understand the development needs for the model used for Systems Design trade studies
  • Support development of algorithms
  • Assess model development and V&V activities and present to key project stakeholders

Skills and qualifications required from the following:

  • Ideally degree qualified in a technical engineering discipline such as Electronics, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Software or Aerospace Engineering
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact with customers, technical specialists, and senior management.
  • Experience of model development or using mathematical models to assess system behaviour
  • Experience with safety critical Software development
  • Experience of capturing and presenting technical requirements

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

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