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Senior/Principal/Lead Systems Engineer

Ref no. BHN566548
Salary £50.58 - £66.74/hour
Location Rochester, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 months
Job status Open

Job summary

Principal Systems Engineer - £66.74ph UMB - 12 months - Rochester

Key skills required for this role

Principal Systems Engineer


Principal Systems Engineer

Job description

We are looking for an experienced and talented Senior/Principal/Lead Systems Engineer to join us in the creation and support of a wide range of state-of-the-art products whilst developing themselves and others to become subject matter experts and leaders in the systems engineering community.

Your role will involve:

  • Understanding operational scenarios and complex customers' needs to specify and manage requirements at multiple levels.
  • Maintaining and supporting existing in service products.
  • Steering improved design changes to address obsolescence and REACH impacts.
  • Supporting enhanced fault investigation activities.
  • Leading root cause analysis. Making use of best practice systems lifecycle processes alongside techniques such as Learn First and Agile. Providing a role model to others with clear technical and strategic guidance, coaching and nurturing talent in other engineers.

Your skills and qualifications:

You should have:

  • Significant proven experience developing and delivering systems in relevant product markets and/or domains, such as optical display units (Helmets/HUD's etc.), safety critical control systems, real time displays or other safety related systems, containing multiple technical disciplines such as electronics, mechanics, optics and/or software.
  • Proven experience in requirements management, design analyses, modelling and simulation, using tools such as DOORS and/or Siemens Polarion.
  • Proven experience in integration, test and verification of real time and/or safety related systems, with understanding of safety assessment and/or flight clearance processes including how these processes influence the product architecture and design.
  • Proven ability to connect and maintain effective interpersonal networks internally and across the community including significant customer and/or supplier liaison experience for technical aspects, verifying and obtaining agreement that customer needs are satisfied.
  • Proven ability to work with minimal guidance and make sound strategic decisions whilst collaborating to ensure the team understand, co-operate and support those decisions, taking responsibility for interdependent technical work package execution and associated outcomes.
  • A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant Scientific/Engineering subject (e.g. Systems Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Physics or Mathematics).

It would be beneficial to have:

  • Familiarisation with Civil or Military Aviation design and safety standards.
  • Model Based Systems Engineering experience with tools such as Cameo, MATLAB and/or Simulink and design methodologies such as SysML.
  • An understanding of information assurance, cyber security and/or environmental impact aspects relating to real time embedded engineering products.

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