Systems Engineer - Requirements and Acceptance

City of Bristol

Job summary

Babcock International
£60,000 - £69,999
Electrical/Electronic, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Systems Design, Electronic
Defence, Electronics, Engineering Consultancy, Software
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer - Requirements and Acceptance
Location: Bristol, UK + Hybrid Working Arrangements
Compensation: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54233

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Senior Systems Engineer - Requirements and Acceptance at our Ashton House site in Bristol.

The role
As a Senior Systems Engineer you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Mission Systems enable our customers to deliver their mission, through our products and solutions, using intelligence and analysis and delivering critical communication services. Our aim is to be at the centre of our customers' modern digital backbone by connecting and delivering sensors, decision support, and air effectors across military and business domains.

Day to day, you'll make a difference you will make by supporting us delivering the next generation of Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) Radio Frequency (RF) Communications solutions for a variety of national and international customers. This role represents a fantastic and rare opportunity to play a senior role in a dynamic delivery team, working on new and exciting projects as part of a rapidly expanding organisation.

  • Owning and leading all requirements activities for the programme
  • Working with the Engineering leads and design team, eliciting, deriving, and managing system and sub-system requirements.
  • Managing requirements traceability activities and documentation.
  • Leading Validation, Verification, Test and Acceptance activities.
  • Lead in the definition of activities in response to customer change.

This role is a full time position at 37 hours per week and will be based at our Ashton House site in Bristol with hybrid working from home arrangements up to 3 days per week. There is a requirement to travel to our customer location in Corsham as part of the role.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Senior Systems Engineer:

  • An experienced senior engineer with a proven track record of requirements management, validation and verification activities.
  • Have a proven track record of delivering systems into the UK MoD, working with MoD requirements sets.
  • An expert in IBM DOORs.
  • Work collaboratively with the product and functional specialisms to deliver a cohesive solution for the customer.
  • An understanding of technical and project risks and is able to understand how these need to be managed.

Qualifications for the Senior Systems Engineer:

  • Degree or equivalent in Telecommunications or Electronic Engineering. HNC/HND with equivalent, relevant experience is valued and welcomed.

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS and SC security clearance for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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