Principal / Senior Systems Engineer

Ref No. BHN520993
Salary £38,000 - £50,000/annum
Location East Midlands, England
Job type Permanent
Job Status Open


Excellent opportunities for Systems Engineers with experience of Requirements to Test and Validation on High Integrity Systems. Working at systems architect level on clean energy systems for mobility.


Systems Design

The Job

Job Purpose

To apply systems engineering skills to lead the design and development of products for use in applications ranging from small portable power devices to motive and industrial power systems

Key Accountabilities

  1. To deliver Work Packages within the Systems Engineering Team and implement engineering
  2. expertise in the development of fuel cell products, delivered on time to the project scheduled
  3. milestones to a high quality standard
  4. Design and development of systems and architecture definition to support development from prototype to product
  5. Operate change management during engineering documentation updates, to ensure that configuration control is maintained, and best practice/lessons learned are recorded and shared effectively amongst peers
  6. Where applicable lead, coach or mentor fellow Engineers and Technicians
  7. Provide technical support to internal and external product users
  8. Contribute to longer term systems engineering strategy of technical development
  9. Work with the Research development team, core system and application teams to deliver acceptable designs and solutions within time critical environments
  10. Able to undertake a visit to a national and an overseas client


BEng, BSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline OR a relevant non-degree level qualification with suitable industrial experience

Membership of a relevant professional body, progressing towards chartered status would be desired.


  1. Relevant industrial experience post completion of degree, or industry trained.
  2. Application of the V model and/or other design methodologies
  3. Application of DfX principles
  4. Delivery of work packages on time and to requirements
  5. Working as part of a cross-departmental team, with both technical and non-technical people
  6. Depth of demonstrable experience and competence designing system requirements
  7. Demonstrable experience of interpreting and implementing national standards to product specification
  8. Demonstrable experience of systems development support, potentially including field support activities


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