Principal Systems Engineer

Ref No. EMP449027
Salary £65/hour
Location Frimley, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (12-Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


Principal IT Systems Engineer - Computing and IT - Frimley -12 Months - £65.00 Ltd


CEng or CITP, Defence or Maritime, Engineering LifeCycle, Architecture

The Job


The IT Systems Architect principal engineer will be able to apply their subject matter expertise and domain experience to good systems engineering practices, to support the Engineering Manager and Delegated Technical Authority in delivering IT systems and products to the submarine build and through-life support programmes. They will provide subject matter expertise and advice to other functional and capability areas to support overall project delivery and performance.

The IT Systems Architect principal engineer will have a good understanding of the principles of the science and technology of computing and will be able to reference the relevant maritime legislation, industry & defence standards. They will have an understanding of the customer and user needs of the product system and how this will influence and impact design activities, technical and operational performance.

The IT Systems Architect principal engineer will be able to understand and report the programme status for engineering activities, identify problem areas and implement recovery plans. This will include the management of any consequent change embodiment activities.

The IT Systems Architect principal engineer will have a working knowledge of the IT marketplace, including products and suppliers and will have an understanding of the direction of potential future technologies.

The Individual:

Professional Registered (CEng or CITP) through a recognised engineering institution such as the BCS or IET.

  • Knowledge of IT systems in the defence, maritime or closely linked domain and have a comprehensive understanding of how their own systems and activities interact with the overall platform.
  • Knowledge of the complete engineering lifecycle with some experience of operating in a number of phases.
  • Have a strong awareness of Product Safety
  • Good communication skills and be able to interact with stakeholders


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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