Senior Systems Engineer - Communications

£40000 - £55000 per annum
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Glenn Vickery
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Systems Design Engineer – Communications

This is an immediate requirement for a Design Engineer or Systems Engineer with experience of working across the full v-development model.

A great opportunity has arisen for a Systems engineer to work for a leading Electronics design company in the Middlesex area. This Systems Engineer role will be working on a number of new communication devices being developed for



Responsibilities for this role

- Apply a variety of engineering methods and techniques; adapting these as necessary to create solutions to complex engineering problems.
- Multi-task appropriately to ensure that more than one project’s needs are served at any one time.
- Liaison with customers and external bodies as needed.
- Accurately estimate the work of self and of others; identifies cost-effective solutions in terms of both development time and materials; delivers predictably and increases team’s ability to do the same.
- Requires support rather than supervision, to perform effectively and only for more complex tasks.
- Ensure work is of a suitable standard and appropriate by regularly seeking input from peers and manager as required.
- Present proposals clearly and constructively debates input from others.
- Provide a level of technical leadership within the team; shares knowledge willingly.
- Provide specialist knowledge and support to the wider engineering team, ensuring that this knowledge is used to good effect.
- Propose and champion ideas for improvement that support innovation.
- Coach and mentor less experienced engineers on an informal basis.
- Manage security of information as defined in the company security manual.

Requirements for this role

- Full understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and V-model. Ability to tailor processes for a particular project.
- Presentation skills, able to contribute to design reviews and present material in complex system engineering concepts to a wide technical audience.
- Extensive use of requirements management tools, Rational DOORS with
- DXL, IBM Requisite Pro or similar tools.
- Skill in creating a system design to provide optimal solutions by
- Appropriately allocating functionality between hardware, firmware and software based on experience within one or more of those fields.
- Ability to tailor requirements and design to ensure design for test and design for manufacture is considered.
- Proficient in conducting high level systems design from system requirements and Usecases down to Activity diagrams.
- Proficient in conducting low level systems design from Usecases & Activity diagrams to Sequence diagrams and state machines.
- Ability to model and characterise systems behaviour using MATLAB, MathCad, C++ or similar applications to fully define HW, SW or FW solutions.

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.

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