Systems Engineer

Ref: ZR_6892_JOB  ·  Posted on 21 April 2022


Our client is one of the largest aerospace, intelligence services providers, and defence manufacturers in the world. They are seeking to expand their Defence development team which is focussed on the development and integration of strategic systems for the UK Defence market.

The client is looking for a Systems Engineer who will working in an Agile (SAFe) environment. A large part of the role will require you to speak with the clients’ customers to take requirements.

You must have a system engineering background with good technical ability and have worked across some areas of the V-Model. You must have worked on software projects or a hybrid of hardware and software. The client is looking for candidates with great analytical skills. Some tools will include DOORS and Atlassian suite (JIRA, Confluence).

This is a mostly remote role with some travel to the client’s site in either Wiltshire or Essex which will be approximately once every two weeks but could be less. There may also be some requirement to visit other sites depending on customer needs.

Key responsibilities
  • Works with cross-functional teams and various stakeholders, including customers, end users, business analysts, development team, and user enablement
  • Requirements analysis and management – from capturing customer requirements to developing requirement sets leading to actionable outcomes and value for the customer
  • Systems architecture and analysis – defining system architectures, analysing, and reporting on technical data together with an assessment of risk
  • Systems design and development – working both internally and closely with the existing strategic partnerships to develop technical solutions
  • Translates product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria
  • Provide technical direction within the team
Skills & experience
  • Previous experience of working in an Agile delivery team and producing and deploying applications in a production environment through a CI/CD pipeline.

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

  • Experience in Systems Engineering across the lifecycle of a software product
  • Proven track record of delivering solutions with a customer-first mind set
  • Established background in systems engineering technical standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques
  • Experience in authoring and managing requirements with industry standard toolsets (e.g. DOORS)
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles and the impact these have on requirements management
  • Experience of planning, estimating, and defining engineering tasks
  • Knowledge of development of Systems of Systems
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