Systems Design Engineer

Recruiter
Advantage Resourcing
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Neg.
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
14 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
World Class Defence Organisation based in Stevenage, Hertfordshire is currently looking to recruit an Systems Design Engineer subcontractor on an initial 6 month contract. Contract Duration: 6 Months Hourly Rate: Competitive Hourly Rates Security Information: Please Note you must be eligible for SC Security Clearance (unfortunately due to security restrictions for this role, the candidate will need to be a British National with no dual nationality and must have resided in the UK for at least 4 of the past 5 years). Systems Design Engineer Job Description: Join a focussed, supportive and dynamic team developing Mission Planning and Target Modelling products for export and domestic customers. You will be primarily conducting Systems Design activities for a new export Mission Planning software product in support of delivery into new Storm Shadow Export customer. Input to system integration, certification, training and delivery activities will also be required This Weapon System Sub-System is key for the weapon deployment on the Typhoon aircraft. Additionally, this role will involve acting as the technology focal point for the use of MBSE and the related processes within the Mission Planning and Control Solutions UK team. You will report to the Head of Weapon System Sub-system and the functional Group Leader. Produce and maintain the hardware and software requirement specifications. Conduct the Systems Engineering activities through the design, integration, testing, certification and delivery programme. Establish and demonstrate positive relationships with the Project lead, Customer and User communities, the team in France, and the Software Engineering team. Take ownership of the production and maintenance of the Project SysML model. Propose trade-offs, and gain agreement for the solutions, to appropriately manage risks and opportunities Ensure that all stakeholders work closely to achieve the agreed project schedule and cost base Skills and Experience: Sound understanding of System Engineering Process (including System and Sub-System Specification, System Test and Integration) (Essential) Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) using SysML and UML preferably using Rhapsody is essential Experience in tools for Requirements Capture and Control (DOORS) and Configuration Management (Dimensions or RTC) (Essential) Experience of technical problem solving (Essential) Experience in engineering product delivery (Desirable) Excellent communication skills (timing and content aspects) (Desirable) Trade Off analysis and solution generation (Desirable) Good project and risk management skills and knowledge would be a benefit (Desirable) Engineering degree or equivalent (Desirable) Advantage Resourcing is a service driven recruitment consultancy.

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