Senior Systems Design Engineer Ref# V-57761

  • West Midlands, Hereford and Worcester, Redditch, UK
  • £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-57761

Senior Systems Design Engineer 

Senior Systems Design Engineer 


The Company:

My client, a full system life-cycle manufacturer of secure communication systems, antennas, image technology and embedded computing are looking for a Senior Systems Design Engineer to join their growing team in Redditch. Their products can be found transmitting high bandwidth data across hostile terrain, enabling secure ticket sales on trains, processing colossal amounts of data or gathering scientific insight in the cold and crushing depths of the ocean floor! 


Senior Systems Design Engineer Key Responsibilities


  • Evaluate and interpret project technical requirements to develop concept architectures / designs.
  • Design and develop hardware solutions, from concept through to qualification / implementation / integration.
  • Ensure all customer requirements are met throughout the development process, to demonstrate fulfilment of Verification and Validation activities.
  • Support the development of test strategies and plans for formal qualification testing (including shock, vibration, EMC, Safety etc.)
  • Produce and maintain any required design documentation.
  • Play an active role in key milestone events such as Design Reviews, both internal and customer facing
  • Support the build of initial prototypes / qualification systems.
  • Supporting other Systems Engineering Team members with design information as required
  • Knowledge of Project, Systems Engineering and Business lifecycles, with an understanding of Engineering activities at each stage of the lifecycle
  • Provide support, as required, to other areas of the Business.
  • Work with external suppliers and manufacturers; maintaining strong working relationships.


Senior Systems Design Engineer Requirements:


  • Experience in a Systems Engineering environment, ideally defence-related
  • Designing products for harsh environments – i.e. shock, vibration, thermal extremes – working knowledge of Military Specifications and Standards is a benefit
  • Extensive knowledge of Electrical / Electronic / Computer components and systems
  • Knowledge of Mechanical Engineering fundamentals, processes, and standards
  • Good understanding of EMC, particularly in systems design
  • Experience of designing for longevity and useability / through-life support, for example consideration of Human Factors and Integrated Logistics Support requirements
  • Competent at producing accurate and professional documentation
  • Understands the need for configuration control, change management and security marking aspects of all types of documentation and drawings
  • Experienced in managing own work and able to prioritise tasks to meet milestones
  • Working in a multi-disciplined environment (mechanical, electrical, electronic, safety, human factors, security, software etc.)
  • Good attention to detail, conscientious, and takes pride in work
  • Able to work as part of a team as well as on own initiative
  • Fully conversant with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Due to the nature of the work carried out, all applicants must be eligible for SC Clearance


The following would be advantageous but are not essential:


  • Knowledge of EU/UK safety and CE regulations would be an asset


Senior Systems Design Engineer Benefits:


  • 26 days holiday plus Bank Holidays increasing upon length of service.
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Pension – 5% employee, 4% employer (salary sacrifice)
  • Development opportunities relevant to your role
  • Enrolled in Employee Share Scheme following 12 months service.
  • Access to Westfield Healthcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • EV scheme.


What Next?


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