Systems Engineers

Location: Edinburgh
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000 - £60,000
Reference: BBBH1620b
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Systems Engineers - Edinburgh

Gap Professional are looking for Systems Engineers at Engineer, Senior and Principal levels, for our client, a Global Engineering Services provider, for their co-located team based in Edinburgh for their client, a global defence industry leader.

Candidates should currently be employed as a Systems Engineer, with experience of the whole lifecycle. Ideally we are looking for RF/EO systems experience, particularly in the development of Radar and EW systems (Including IRCM) but candidates with experience of other aerospace/ defence applications, space, nuclear, automotive or transportation sectors will be considered.

Key responsibilities will vary dependent upon level but may include:

  • Understanding systems requirements, breakdown of requirements to sub-systems.
  • Production of engineering management plans
  • Production of SOWs and design review documentation
  • Lead/support generation of test strategy, test plans & test documentation
  • Planning/preparation of integration/test environment, including facilities, test equipment (custom/ COTS), tools & test/simulation software
  • Lead/support system integration and test activities, working closely with hardware, software & firmware teams to achieve project milestones/deliverables
  • Help to identify, investigate & resolve system integration issues
  • Lead/support verification of system & sub-system requirements
  • Define verification methods/ tests & show traceability to systems/sub-system requirements
  • Support system/sub-system Qualification testing, including generation of test reports
  • Lead/support system acceptance test activities
  • Participation in design reviews
  • Gather test evidence and prepare documentation for Certification/Qualification
  • Provide lab-based system demonstrations to customers / partner companies
  • Integrate systems on flight trials aircraft and support flight trials
  • Support platform integration with customer systems/aircraft, including in-field system software upgrades



Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required
Essential

  • HND/HNC, degree (BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng) in a relevant STEM-based subject or equivalent experience.


• Experience of requirements management
• Systems integration and/or test experience of complex, high-reliability systems
• Experience of verification and validation (V&V) activities to achieve certification and acceptance
• Experience of working in multi-disciplined Engineering teams
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Able to generate high-quality documentation (test specifications, procedures & reports)
Desirable
• Experience of defining verification methods and generating tests requirements/procedures
• Experience of showing traceability of V&V tests to systems requirements & generating/updating Verification Matrices (VCRMs)
• An understanding of MATLAB/Simulink
• Experience in MBSE
• Previous experience of working in a Trials or field role

  • Previous experience of RF or ECM/EW systems.


UK citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain unrestricted SC clearance. Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage.
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