Principal Systems Engineer

Ref: ZR_8575_JOB  ·  Posted on 19 June 2024


Our client needs a number of Principal Systems Engineer to lead on Defence Maritime projects across the whole systems lifecycle.

You will provide technical leadership, as well as developing the systems engineering capability within the team by coaching and mentoring junior engineers.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference to the UK’s Defence capability!

This is a hybrid role with a minimum of 3 days per week on site.

Key responsibilities
  • Lead all systems engineering activities including requirements, verification testing and design assurance.
  • Deliver key design reviews in accordance with the Systems Engineering procedure and schedule.
  • Technical management of suppliers, ensuring requirements and design baselines are maintained.
  • Review and challenge technical documentation received from Customer and suppliers.
  • Lead integration of other engineering disciplines.
  • Lead the team to deliver the planned outputs to time, cost and quality.
  • Successfully deliver key milestone design reviews.
  • Manage customer and supplier relationships.
Skills & experience
  • Evidenced substantial experience in a Systems Engineering role across the whole systems lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of System Engineering models and techniques.
  • Experience of systems requirements management, definition, design, integration, acceptance and analysis.
  • Knowledge of requirements management tools (e.g. DOORS or similar).
  • Relevant experience within defence, maritime, aerospace, or a similarly regulated industrial sector.
  • External customer/supplier relationship management experience.
Additional benefits
  • Option For Flexible Work Hours.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Holiday Buy and Sell.
  • Employee Incentive Program.
  • Professional Development + unlimited Access to Online Learning.

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

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