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Senior Systems Engineer

Aerospace & Defence
Job Type:
Market related


Senior Systems Engineer

Bristol or Aldershot


One of our main clients has an urgent requirement for a Senior Systems Engineer to be based in Bristol office on a permanent basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a large engineering company who are working on industry leading projects across multiple sectors.

Your Purpose:

  • Delivering identified engineering outputs within time, cost and quality constraints as part of an engineering service to a client.
  • Draft and implement strategies to achieve successful client decision milestones.
  • Provide consultancy to client project and engineering managers.
  • Fulfil a senior role within a client’s own delivery team.
  • Managing multi-party and multidisciplinary teams to execute engineering plans.
  • Development of engineering documentation, e.g. Management Plans, Requirement Strategies, Acceptance Plans, Architectural Definitions.
  • Engage Subject Matter Experts to capture requirements, risks or solution options.
  • Conduct technical analysis and make recommendations.
  • Engage with wider industry to understand and shape potential solutions.
  • Proactively identify opportunities and contribute to ADS&T growth.
  • Deliver analysis reports to identify key risks and shortfalls.
  • Participate in or lead design reviews.
  • Implement quality assurance to satisfy both corporate and clients.
  • Achieve client acceptance across a range of engineering deliverables.

What You Can Bring?

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline such as engineering, mathematics, science, software or equivalent depth of experience in an engineering field.
  • Professionally recognised with an appropriate institution e.g. CEng, CSEP.
  • A commensurate level of senior experience in any of these areas:
  • Working in complex systems from digital, communications, sensors, platforms to software and advanced technology integration.
  • Applying systems engineering processes (e.g. ISO15288:2015) across the lifecycle.
  • Knowledge of modelling languages and architecture frameworks, e.g. UML, Archimate, TOGAF, MODAF.
  • Managing projects and teams within different development methods.
  • Understanding of different tools and techniques applied to engineering to capture requirements and develop solution designs, e.g. Model Based Systems Engineering.
  • Understanding of engineering within the MOD’s procurement framework, Knowledge In Defence (KID).
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to build trusted relationships.
  • Ability to understand, simplify and explain subject matter to non-engineers and senior stakeholders.

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