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System Engineer


Templecombe, United Kingdom

Due to expansion we are recruiting for a Systems Engineer who can undertake both front-end lifecycle System Requirements & Design tasks, but who is equally capable of undertaking back-end Integration, Verification and Validation activities. With the opportunity to work across multiple projects at varies stages of the lifecycle including new and existing projects this is truly a varied role.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

As part of a large Systems Engineering department the Systems Engineer will be responsible for a wide range of systems engineering across Air Operations, Systems and Services.

Tasks will include:

Requirements capture & management: Capture Customer & End user needs and distil into Functional and non-functional requirements. Manage the derivation & flow-down of lower-level (Subsystem / component) Requirements.
System Architecture definition: from the agreed System requirements, assist in the definition of candidate system architectures. Undertake candidate trade-off studies / Decision Analysis to arrive at agreed Functional & Physical Solution Architecture
System Design: create detailed system / subsystem designs.
Integration strategy: Assist with deriving a risk-based integration strategy i.e. one where the highest technical risks are driven out via early integration within the overall system solution
Write / Review & Execute Integration test scripts
Support the establishment of automated testing on allocated projects
Propose improvements to IV&V tools and processes

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

Good working knowledge of DOORS and how this tool is used to facilitate successful change management and acceptance.
Working knowledge of Design tools (e.g. Rhapsody)
Working knowledge of test tools (esp. automated test tools) and test data generation techniques.
To be competent in the use of Microsoft Office
Minimum of 2 years previous experience working within a Systems Engineering environment.
Experience gained in either a solution design or IVV role, with demonstrable, practical experience of these – preferably on a complex software-centric projects

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