Senior Systems Engineering Ref# V-57619

  • West Midlands, Hereford and Worcester, Redditch, UK
  • £50000 - £60000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-57619

Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer


The Company:

My client, a full system life-cycle manufacturer of secure communication systems, antennas, image technology and embedded computing are looking for Senior Systems 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! 


Purpose of a Senior Systems Engineer

This exciting position is for an experienced Systems Design Engineer, ideally with a Defence, Industrial or Aerospace background.

Working as a key member of the Systems Engineering Team you will be responsible for the design and development of solutions to meet detailed customer requirements, working with other departments as necessary throughout the design cycle from concept to implementation.

You will have the opportunity to put your knowledge and Systems Engineering experience to good use, designing solutions that are both fit for purpose and of the highest quality to meet extensive customer requirements on high profile projects.

This is an important position in a new team; as well as the Systems Engineering perspective, there is also the potential to have direct input to the tailoring of internal processes and systems that will be developed as the Systems Engineering Team grows.

Degree or equivalent in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field, or significant relative experience in a similar role. Must be able to gain Security Clearance.


Senior Systems Engineer Key Responsibilities

  • 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 and 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


Senior Systems Engineer Requirements:


  • Evaluate and interpret project technical requirements to develop concept architectures and designs.
  • Design and develop hardware solutions, from concept through to qualification, implementation and 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 and 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.

The following would be advantageous but are not essential:

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


Senior Systems 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?

If you’re a well-accomplished Senior Systems Engineer, simply apply now or call/message Ollie for more information on 07483 100630.

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