Principal Systems Engineer

Ref: ZR_8489_JOB  ·  Posted on 20 June 2024


Our client is a leader in the Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) domain and they are looking for a Technical Leader to design and architect solutions for the Defence industry.

They are looking for someone who can gather requirements and work across the whole systems lifecycle. You will need to be an excellent communicator as you will work very closely with the client.

This is a hybrid role with 3-4 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • Work closely with the customer to gather requirements and then manage the requirements through the whole lifecycle
  • Develop architectural definitions and plans, and perform systems design tasks
  • Ensure that designs can be implemented, tested and validation again customer requirements
  • Provide in-service support and implement any mid-life design changes
  • Mentor junior engineers and lead multi-disciplinary teams
  • Be the technical SME within ISR
Skills & experience
  • Team leadership and experience mentoring junior engineers
  • Experience working across the whole systems lifecycle
  • Experience eliciting high and low level requirements
  • Experience within ISR, ideally C4ISR is ideal, otherwise experience across SIGINT, GEOINT, IMINT, Military Communications or Electronic Warfare would be suitable
  • Either Chartered or working towards Chartership
Additional benefits
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Pension contributions up to 8%.
  • Life assurance.
  • Option of flexible benefits such as critical illness, dental or travel insurance and the option for a healthcare plan.
  • Employee Share Scheme.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Up to 10 days extra paid leave for Reservists.

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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