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Systems Engineer

Ref no. BHN551556
Location Buckinghamshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Want to join a company a trusted and reputable company with a broad portfolio of capabilities across the Maritime domain?

Key skills required for this role

Systems Engineering, Full lifecycle, v model


Systems Engineering, Full lifecycle, v model

Job description

Important: All applicants must be able to obtain Security Clearance *minimum 5 years UK residency*

Hybrid Working: Flexible and some remote working potentials.

Want to work for a successful business, who develop advanced specialist systems to deliver warfighting edge in the modern maritime and underwater battlespace?

The company have a number of awards, most recently been named as an Award winner (Gold Award) in MoD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme!

We have a fantastic job opportunity for a Systems Engineer to within the Systems Team to analyse system concepts; define requirements; create and document the system design and interfaces; define and manage subsystem requirements; and verify/validate the system to ensure it fulfils the Customer's requirements and needs.


  • Define and describe the Technical Solution during bids. Support cost estimation
  • Define and manage system and subsystem requirements
  • Manage trade studies to evaluate different potential design solutions
  • Contribute to the System Design, through functional and non-functional analysis
  • Define the Integration, Verification and Validation strategy and manage this through the program
  • Contribute to test and certification of the product
  • Play a role in technical / design reviews
  • Support the continuous improvement of the Systems Engineering function, including processes and tools

Experience needed:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Maths, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Systems engineering experience in the earlier part of the product life cycle.
  • Experience completing Work package responsibilities
  • Must have some pre and post requirements experience collaborating with Design and SDAs
  • Participated in multiple System Design Reviews
  • Requirements Definition, Requirements Management and Interface Design
  • Developed the System Design for multiple programs
  • Aware of Algorithm Definition and Validation e.g. through use of tools like Matlab
  • Experience in Integration, Verification and Validation activities, including Test Planning, Test Conduct and Reporting
  • Systems Engineering Process Definition
  • Hold Security clearance at SC level or eligibility to obtain it


  • Experience in the Defence / Aerospace or safety regulated environment would be advantageous.
  • Maritime Domain experience is highly desirable
  • Underwater Warfare, Torpedo Defence or Acoustics (desirable)
  • Able to work within an interdisciplinary team and manage the perspectives of other disciplines
  • Able to contribute to the Concept of Operations in which systems are used
  • Requirements Definition and Management, including experience with a requirements management tool such as DOORs or JAMA
  • Able to identify the need for, and conduct trade studies to evaluate different potential solutions
  • Able to play a significant role in defining the System Design, through functional and non-functional analysis
  • A team-oriented individual that works collaboratively to achieve team goals
  • Strong communication skills; positive attitude
  • Must be self-motivated, adaptable, and attentive to details
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a deadline-oriented environment

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