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Systems Architect

Ref no. BHN543740
Location Bristol, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months
Job status Closed

Job summary

A World Leading Weapons provider are recruting a Systems Architect on a 12 month initial contract to work on a long term project. This role allows hybrid working and the opportunity to work some cutting edge technology.

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Systems Architect


Systems Architect

Job description

Job Title:
Systems Architect

Overview of department:
If you are seeking an exciting challenge where you can make a difference, then this role is the opportunity you have been looking for!!
As a Missile Systems Architect in one of our Systems Design functions, you will deliver systems engineering expertise to major programmes developing the latest Complex Weapons capabilities for the UK Armed Forces in response to advanced threats in all domains (Air, Land, Sea).
Expect assignment to concept, assessment phase or demonstration phase contracts, developing one of the many product lines.
What's in it for you?

  • Competitive rates based on experience and skills
  • Flexible mix of onsite/remote working
  • Contract lengths from 6-18mth+
  • Interesting work scaled to best suit your passions and ambitions
  • Supportive environment surrounded by passionate experts in each field
  • Be part of collaborative and driven teams with a customer focus
  • Contribute to delivering security for UK and partner nations

We are looking for Systems Engineering practitioners with experience in the following skill areas:
-Requirements and Use Case analysis
-System architecture design
-Functional modelling using SysML language (or equivalent) to define Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, State Diagrams and/or Block Diagrams
-Interfaces definition
-Model based engineering techniques, including MBSE

Skillset/experience required:
Essential Skills / knowledge
Practical application of systems engineering processes to develop and define the systems architecture and functional design for complex, safety critical and/or high integrity products, ideally within the defence, aerospace, or transport industries.
Use of functional modelling tools, such as Rhapsody, to define the architecture
Experience of managing the delivery of the system architecture definition, including guiding other systems engineers, and co-ordinating supporting engineering disciplines and subject matter experts
Interfacing with stakeholders, including customers or suppliers
Desirable Skills / Knowledge
Knowledge of defining software requirements, software interfaces and architectures
Knowledge of missile related functionality: Launch, Separation & Gather, Mid-Course Guidance, Guidance and Homing
Recognised systems engineering expertise
Experience of working in AGILE teams and applying AGILE frameworks

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