Principal Systems Engineer - Marine

£45000 - £60000 per annum
10 May 2017
07 Jun 2017
Glenn Vickery
Contract Type
Full Time
Principal Systems Engineer – Electronics / Controls

This is an immediate requirement for a Principal Systems Engineer with experience of working across the full systems V-model.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Principal Systems Engineer to work for a leading Electronics and Automation design company in the Bristol area. This Principal Systems Engineer role will be working on developing a complex control system for the new Type 26 Frigate.



Responsibilities for this Systems Engineer role

- To take business level responsibility for the People, Process and Product within the Systems Engineering sub-function.
- To provide and maintain Subject Matter Expertise in Requirements Engineering and Project Design Lifecycle, as applicable to Marine Automation Projects
- To implement hardware and software engineering process, dovetailing Company procedures with that of customer and project organisations to ensure the efficient management of the requirements, specification and validation / verification of ship design and system interfaces.
- To negotiate and manage contract technical requirements and assure traceability through to system delivery, ship commissioning and customer acceptance.
- To assist in the production of, and supervise authorship of, system and equipment specifications; the derivation and acceptance of technical assessment criteria; and the technical evaluation of supplier responses.
- Management of the Type 26 contract requirements within the Requirements and Acceptance Database (RADB), utilising the DOORS toolset.
- Co-ordinate the engineering products through their respective design, development and manufacture lifecycles
- To support / conduct technical reviews and workshops to gain acceptance of the T26 design by customer and project team stakeholders.
- To assist in SE support of Engineering work packages and associated Level 4 plans.
- To provide highly effective and credible Technical Representation for the company when dealing with customers and suppliers.

Requirements for this Systems Engineer role

- Good understanding of requirements engineering within Defence Projects
- Knowledge of the “V” cycle.
- Good people management skills
- Good understanding of formal design processes
- Good planning, communications, and co-ordination skills
- Good PC skills (Ideally DOORS, System Architect, Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Project).

Due to the nature of the work at this site, applicants must be capable of achieving SC level UK security clearance. Current clearance is not a requirement.