Systems Engineer


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Bluetownonline Ltd
Dependent on experience
Systems Design
Engineering Consultancy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Systems Engineer

Location: Bournemouth

Salary: D.O.E

Job type: Full time

Spherea is a multinational test specialist providing complex test systems and solutions to major Defence, Aerospace and Space primes, platform manufacturers and equipment suppliers.

Our mission is to test the world and enable our clients to validate their new products & technologies and commercialise them quickly and cost-effectively. With an outstanding pedigree and test in our DNA we are involved in an unlimited field of applications and industries that can range from commercial aircrafts, light armoured vehicles, helicopters, battle tanks, space platforms, nuclear power stations control systems and even complete metro systems. Whether our customers are at the qualification, production or maintenance stage, we deliver the right solution to meet the requirements of their ambitious programmes.

The Role

Spherea UK has entered a growth phase and is seeking an enthusiastic and creative Systems Engineer who will contribute to our growth and use this amazing opportunity to broaden their knowledge and progress within the company.

This role requires an individual with a logical & analytical mindset who is always keen to learn and who will enjoy having a diverse range of engineering projects. The ideal candidate is self- motivated and result driven. Coaching and mentoring will be provided with the objective of developing the candidate to become autonomous in their day-to-day activities and to support their career aspirations.

The role is based in the office in Bournemouth, with occasional travel to customer sites.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Designing modular test systems used across a number of industries such as Space, Air, Military and Nuclear.
  • This is a unique opportunity to work on projects from start to finish:
  • Requirements capture: concept, specification and feasibility of solution
  • Design and development
  • Supporting production (during manufacturing phase)
  • Drive the commissioning and validation of the system
  • Play key role in the final acceptance of the equipment
  • Working closely with our customers and contribute to their overall test strategy

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Systems architecture of Automatic Test Equipment
  • Software, design and coding (LabVIEW, TestStand, Python, C++/ JAVA and Windows programming including .NET
  • High level of Hardware Design and knowledge of Analog/Digital electronics
  • Qualified to Bachelor Degree or higher in one of the following: Software, Electronics or Physics
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience, at least 2 years in Systems Design role
  • Experience in using high speed technologies and COTS instruments
  • Ability to quickly process the information and adopt approach to solving problems
  • Where necessary, work with partners to build the solution
  • Good understanding of the life cycle of industrial projects
  • Excellent communicator
  • Very driven and performing well under pressure

Additional Skills or interests that would be advantageous:

  • Knowledge in digital buses (A429, RSxxx, CAN, Ethernet, AFDX)
  • Project Management
  • An understanding of other engineering domains; e.g. Control systems/Power/Electro-mechanic/Physics/Radio-comms.


  • Competitive salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Generous Pension Scheme (4% EE & 8% ER)
  • Full Family Healthcare Plan
  • Family Cash Plan
  • 27 Days Holiday (plus Bank Holidays)
  • The ability to work remotely (after a qualifying period)
  • Cycle Scheme

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