System Engineer - Concepts, Requirements, Design

Ref No. EMP452933
Location Luton, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 months)
Job Status Closed
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My client is looking for an early lifecycle systems engineer to develop concepts and requirements and perform functional analysis for an advanced multi-function electronic warfare system integral to a future multi-role combat aircraft.


systems engineering, design, requirements, concept, defence, electronic warfare, rf

The Job


* Definition, design and development of an advanced EW system to perform (i) passive and active surveillance, and (Ii) countermeasures to mitigate posed threats to the platform.
* Definition of requirements for the overall EW system and its subsystem elements.
* Liaise with design specialists to develop candidate concepts and architectures.
* Perform systems functional analysis and refine architectures for receiver and transmitter systems.
* Develop design specifications suitable to inform and guide implementation teams.
* Use modelling to explore the design space and perform system analysis and trade-off studies.
* Produce technical reports of key findings and recommendations for delivery to customers & industry partners.
* Travel within the UK to meet with our customers and industry partners.


* Strong understanding of systems engineering principles and experience of early lifecycle system development.
* Experience in writing and interpreting requirements specifications and designing test procedures.
* Knowledge of EW technology, performance, operational capabilities, and use (particularly RF systems).
* Proficiency in the use of mathematical modelling tools such as MATLAB and Simulink.
* Excellent written and verbal presentation ability.
* Knowledge of architecture frameworks (e.g. SysML) tools (e.g. Enterprise Architect / Rhapsody) and requirements management methods and tools (e.g. DOORS).

It would be nice if you had:

* Strong knowledge of military passive and active RF sensor systems, including signal processing and identification, and emitter classification.


  • Competitive market rate
  • Flexi hours with the possibility of leaving work at 12pm on Fridays
  • Prestige: Chance of working on cutting edge technology in one of the largest defence companies in the UK
  • Influence: You will be using your knowledge and experience to lead the technical solution across the division
  • Team Work: You will work alongside like-minded professional engineers in a highly collaborative environment
  • Connections: you will be joining a team of around 7,000 people at six major sites across the UK
  • Legacy: We are proud of our rich heritage, reaching back in excess of 100 years. Today we are providing the latest advances in airborne electronic systems and you can be a part of the next 100 year legacy.

To discuss this in more detail, please contact Bogdana at

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