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Electrical Systems Engineer

Ref no. BHN547066
Location Stevenage, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our client, a Defence and Aerospace contractor is looking for a Electrical Systems Engineer to join them on a contract basis at their site in Stevenage.

Key skills required for this role

Electrical, EMC, Project Manager, Systems Engineering


Electrical Systems Engineer

Job description

Our client, a Defence and Aerospace contractor is looking for a Electrical Systems Engineer to join them on a contract basis at their site in Stevenage.

  • Due to the nature of the role, you must either hold valid SC Clearance or be eligible to obtain this.
  • Hybrid working with visits to the site in Stevenage.
  • 12-month initial contract, likely to extend.
  • £60 p/h Umbrella, inside IR35.


You will be responsible for the electrical architecture and requirements for missiles and/or their associated launcher systems with duties including:

  1. Specifying/determining
  • system electrical requirements
  • interface definitions and characteristics between subsystems/equipment
  • power architecture, including power budget and power profiles
  • data communication and processing architecture
  • requirements for EMC, bonding, grounding and screening
  • signal safety, including routing of safety related signals
  1. Supporting test and fault-finding activities during compatibility checks, risk reduction, system proving/qualification and integration
  2. Reviewing and authoring reports, guidelines and processes
  3. Design assessments and analysis
  4. Working to defence/industry standards
  5. Attending and supporting design reviews

Alternatively, acting as the Equipment Manager (RMO) for specific electrical/electronic equipment(s) that are part of a missile or launcher system you will:

  1. Project manage the equipment(s) on behalf of the project during development, qualification and manufacture
  2. Own the requirements on behalf of the project for the equipment(s)
  3. Produce Statement(s) of Work for the associated design authority for the equipment(s)
  4. Create and update plans showing activities for the equipment(s)
  5. Manage internal & external design authorities for delivery of the equipment(s) hardware, software and deliverables to schedule, cost, quality and performance
  6. Hold regular progress reviews with the design authority for the equipment(s)
  7. Review qualification verification evidence
  8. Track and find resolution to equipment non-compliances
  9. Attend and support design reviews

Skillset/experience required:

Technical experience required:

  • electrical/electronics
  • interface definitions
  • knowledge of defence/industry standards, etc.
  • degree level qualification in a related subject
  • systems engineering
  • writing reports

Experience within these other areas are also of interest but not essential:

  • defence
  • weapon systems
  • power supplies
  • actuators
  • data communication
  • sensors
  • EMC
  • Health Usage Monitoring Systems (HUMS)
  • Model Based Engineering (MBE)

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