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Systems Design Engineer

Ref no. BHN555526
Location Stevenage, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Location: Stevenage (site based)

Duration: 12 month contract

(Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

DOORS, requirements, SYSML


Systems Design Engineer

Job description

We are looking for candidates who hold active SC.

The role is for a Systems Design Engineer to work on a project which is developing, building and testing real hardware for a key defence sub-system. The role is to design the architecture and to develop the technical requirements for a seeker.

Responsibilities (to include):

  • Provide support to integration and testing teams in capturing test requirements and plans in DOORS
  • Flow-down of system requirements to subsystem requirement specifications
  • Define and maintain design justification record providing linkage from system requirements to subsystem requirements
  • Defining algorithms in firmware and software
  • Development of system-level test sequences
  • Liaise with subsystem teams, to ensure design proposals take into account existing design constraints
  • Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) - increasingly adopted within a System Engineering domain
  • Supporting safety, security and reliability aspects of projects
  • Support customer working groups as required

Skillset / experience required:


  • DOORS, or other SysML tools


  • You will be able to perform requirements analysis and trade off studies to flow down requirements to seeker sub-assemblies, firmware and software
  • You will be able to demonstrate your systems engineering experience
  • You will be able to demonstrate exposure to system requirements, as well as developing system architecture models and configuration control
  • You will be able to discuss hardware, firmware or software design constraints
  • Knowledge of RF is desirable
  • Have a willingness to learn about the project, tools and methods
  • Demonstrate persistence to get the job done
  • Ability to work as part of a fast paced team

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