Systems Engineer

Working in a team that uses Systems thinking, you will analyse, assess and develop ways to mitigate safety, environmental and cyber threats. And with the huge variety of projects, they have on the go, you'll always have something challenging to get involved in.

Our client base is large and varied and their work is stimulating, challenging and rewarding. If you are ready to take on a challenge, responsibility and gain valuable professional experience in this complex changing world then we want to hear from you.

Ref: ZR_6182_JOB  ·  Posted on 16 June 2021


  • Our client is currently recruiting for people to work in the Defence and Aerospace domains
  • Our client offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients
  • Our client offers ‘through-life’ support to the MoD and equipment manufacturers, and because they don’t manufacture anything themselves, their clients can rely on them to offer independent and unbiased recommendations
  • The industry looks to them for advice on the latest issues and, with duty of care always high on the MoD’s agenda, which is driving this increasing demand


Key responsibilities
  • Stakeholder management across clients and partners
  • Verification and validation
  • Requirements capture and management
  • Model based systems engineering
  • Problem discovery and definition
  • The development of solutions to complex problems in balance with performance, cost, time and risk and using their knowledge and experience in the state-of-the-art and emerging technologies
  • The planning and implementation of solutions
  • Communicating complex concepts in a compelling and straightforward way
  • Influencing stakeholders and non-technical team members
  • Influencing the direction of Systems Engineering and introducing Systems Thinking to new industries
Skills & experience
  • Degree qualified, or equivalent depth of experience
  • They welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate that their degree and experience has equipped them for creative and Systems Thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build trusted relationships
  • Ability to tailor the presentation of ideas to non-technical and senior stakeholders
  • Able to work alone or as part of a team
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Understanding of SDLC – V&V, Requirements capture etc
  • Knowledge of systems modelling
  • Desire to get into systems architecture in the future
  • Willingness to acquire knowledge on how to apply Systems Thinking, and Systems Engineering tools and techniques
  • Effective and creative written and oral communication skills
Additional benefits
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance – Life assurance will be 4 x salary for new starters, whether or not they are in a pension scheme
  • Holidays – Basic entitlement 25 days with option to buy an additional 15 days or to sell 5 day
  • Income Protection – All annual salaried UK employees who are aged between 16 to state pension age except casual employees who are hourly paid
  • Professional Fees – Annual subscription reimbursed for membership of a professional body relevant to your role with the client
  • Season Ticket Loan – All UK employees are eligible on successful completion of their probationary period
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