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Principal Systems Engineer

Job Type : Permanent, Full Time

Salary : £30000 – £48000/annum Overtime & Excellent benefits

Hours: 37 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity for a Systems Design Engineer / Systems Engineer to join an ambitious, innovative technology / scientific engineering company based in Stevenage. The Systems Design Engineer / Systems Engineer will have the responsibility for undertaking overall systems engineering design activities for a selection of UK based projects. These activities provide a consistent systems engineering approach to all stages of product development; from concept to in-service support.

The System Design Engineers / Systems Engineer will provide the main technical focus for the companies’ primary development projects and major sub-systems contracts, and will interface with both customers and suppliers on technical issues.

The Systems Engineering design team have a proven track record in developing systems to meet demanding customer needs, making use of new technologies and methodologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the product range.

Duties include (Full specification is available upon request)

* Requirements Specification and Design – carrying out a full range of technical analyses and investigations, preparing specifications and developing designs.

* Concepts studies, research and development.

* Flow-down of system requirements to subsystem requirement specifications.

* Define and maintain design justification record providing linkage from system requirements to subsystem requirements.

* Development of system-level test sequences.

* Model Based System Engineering (MBSE)

Skills Required


* Ideally degree qualified or equivalent

* Adaptable approach – capable of focussing on the UK and European customer’s needs, taking into consideration existing constraints in design proposals.

* Team Player, capable of working jointly with others from various disciplines to reach a consensus agreement.

* Good verbal and written communications

* Analytical and problem-solving skills

* Pro-active / self-starter

* An ability to use their enthusiasm and drive to work autonomously and efficiently to influences team members and other stakeholders in producing technical outputs of good quality in a timely manner.


* Experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment.

* Good understanding of system engineering processes including SysML (training can be provided).

* Experience in DOORS (training can be provided).

Please note; Due to the occasional high amount of applications, it can be difficult to reply to everyone. If you haven’t been contacted within 1 working week, then you haven’t been successful on this occasion. However, thank you for your interest.

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