Senior Systems Engineer

Ref No. EMP422696
Location Pontypool, Wales
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Closed
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My client, a leading UK Defence organisation has multiple new requirements for Systems Engineers to support on a contractor basis. Due to the nature of the work candidates will need to be eligible to obtain UK SC Clearance.


Systems Engineering, Design, Trials, Verification, Test

The Job

Purpose of Position

The immediate position is within the AJAX Project Team as a Senior Systems Engineer, reporting directly to the Systems Engineering Chief Engineer. The successful candidate will provide a focal point within multi-disciplined project teams for Systems requirements associated with installation of sub-systems or complete design and development at the platform & subsystem levels. The role will also encompass physical and functional development throughout the design, qualification and verification phases of a project lifecycle. The role will take a holistic approach to engineering, taking into account factors such as cost, design for manufacture and through life support.

This position is based at either Leamington Spa, or South Wales.


  • Act as a Systems Engineering specialist within the AJAX Project Team and on New Business projects, liaising externally with the customer and internally with the Design and Production Engineering teams
  • Interpret Systems requirements and disseminate them as a design brief to the project team
  • Provide Systems advice and guidance to the Engineering team and support the preparation of system specifications
  • Conduct design appraisals through assessment of system designs at the platform & subsystem level and provide documented evidence to support progressive assurance and requirements compliance
  • Liaise with the Design Authority on all aspects of Systems process through to certification
  • Represent Systems Engineering at internal and external design reviews and customer assessments
  • Participate in the assessment of sub-systems into the platform environment during prototype and pre-series production build, through to series production and initial fielding
  • Provide technical support and interface to the Integrated Logistic Support team with regard to Training, Maintainability, etc


  • Requirements analysis using DOORS and UML
  • System Design using SysML and/or UML
  • Software/Hardware integration
  • System verification
  • Configuration control
  • System certification
  • Support to internal and external customers
  • A degree in Systems Engineering or related discipline
  • A proven track record of the application of Systems Engineer to the development of an engineered solution

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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