Systems Engineer

Ref: ZR_6230_JOB  ·  Posted on 04 January 2022


Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems. Our client makes it their business to understand the clients' key issues to provide end-to-end tailored solutions.

Key responsibilities
  • System Engineering Definition & Analysis
  • Technical Stakeholder Engagement and Management
  • Requirements Elicitation and Analysis
  • Specification of Technical Solutions
  • Identification, mitigation planning and management of Engineering Risks
  • Systems Analysis & Operational Analysis
  • Design and Delivery Assurance
Skills & experience
  • Experience and demonstrable knowledge in the Space Sector in areas such as Communications systems, Satcom development, bespoke payload development (Comms, SigInt, Radar, Optical and Global Navigation Satellite Systems) and hardware support
  • Ability to develop system models to support system requirements, design, analysis, verification and validation activities throughout the customers life cycle phases and TRL maturity
  • Ability to adapt your system design skills to switch focus between specific areas of business challenge or opportunity, spanning a range of existing and emerging technologies including (but not limited to) applications, middleware, cloud computing, search, machine automation, and analytics;
  • Understand & interpret business or technical requirements and translate these into defined system models;
  • Produce system designs from concept through to high-level design, ensuring consistency with specified requirements agreed with both external and internal customers
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to create influence (Essential)
  • Ability to build constructive relationships with clients, including adapting to their culture and ways of working
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to summarise, write and deliver concise technical information and to apply appropriate data visualisation techniques

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Specific Domain knowledge around Enabling, Integrity and Resilience of Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) solutions including user equipment, aspects of signal processing and fused PNT solutions
  • Experience in GNSS related projects in either space segment, ground segment or user segment
  • Experience gained working on Galileo at system level is highly desirable
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Space Mission analysis using tools such as STK, Performance budget analysis for satellite systems, RAMS analysis for space systems, RF payload analysis including link budget analysis
  • Experience within one other of Industry domains, Aerospace, Road, Rail, Medical or High Value Manufacture (HVM)
  • Ability to support the customer’s investment decision-making process in the context of implementing wider investment portfolio
  • Ability to work with a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders to develop solution options to meet challenging requirements as part of a design team
  • Requirements Engineering including Analysis and Management through life, including use of tools such as DOORS
  • Knowledge of the Systems Engineering lifecycle phases and ability to plan for integration, test and acceptance

The client is very open to candidates from different backgrounds so please do apply for more information.

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC. If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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