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Systems Engineer

  • Location: Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence
  • Contact: Peter Reilly
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07595 651 110
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 26 September 2021
  • Job Ref: 1037435
Our blue chip client has a STAFF opportunity for Systems Engineer
This is a Staff / Permanent role - Glasgow

About the opportunity:
  • We are looking for Systems Engineers (Consultant/Senior/Principal grades) to join our UK team; base location is flexible, but ideally Glasgow. You will be joining a rapidly growing team who is delivering strategic and tactical support to some of the world’s most inspiring projects and programmes across many industries including Energy, Nuclear, Defence and Security. This role provides a fantastic career opportunity, whilst developing your skills and experience under the guidance and mentorship of our industry-recognised senior team. You will be able to work across a range of activities at various stages of the systems engineering lifecycle.
  • You will thrive on doing something different every day and be comfortable with ambiguity. You will have a strong desire to learn new things. You will be a good communicator at all levels, able to understand and decompose complexity and present it in simple terms.
What you will need:
  • Concept development of systems solutions.
  • Development and management of system requirements including the use of tools such as DOORS.
  • Development of abstract architectures to describe systems, using tools such as SparxWorks. Design process engineering for hardware, software and mixed technology systems.
  • Systems safety engineering and RAM activities.
  • Systems integration, including structuring and partitioning of complex systems.
  • Systems performance evaluation and its application to verification and validation.
  • System Integrity analysis including resilience and impact assessment.
  • Systems qualification and acceptance.
  • The System Engineering Team is distributed nationally, supporting our clients globally. We are a progressive and flexible team and offer the opportunity to work from home, business needs permitting. Travel may be required to project and client offices with occasional overnight stays or longer-term secondments. This may include opportunities for working overseas.
  • A minimum of a technical Degree, equivalent qualification, or experience
  • Broad experience of Systems Engineering activities in a complex, safety focussed and regulated organisation with multiple complex interfaces. Ideally in Nuclear, Defence or Security (but we are interested in relevant experience across industry
  • Comfortable with, and demonstrable experience of, resolving ambiguity in task, system and requirements definition
  • Able to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders
  • Delivery focussed with an enthusiasm to make a positive difference
  • Demonstrable experience of change management, rapidly adapting to emerging requirements, changing circumstances and high levels of uncertainty and ambiguity in a fast-changing environment.
  • SC Cleared British National
  • Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have
  • Corporate membership with an appropriate professional institution (e.g. INCOSE, SaRS, IET, IMechE).
  • Professional qualified or working towards professional qualification (e.g. IEng/CEng)
  • INCOSE recognised status, e.g. Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP)
  • Demonstrable experience of Requirements capture, analysis and management
  • Verification and validation
  • Interface identification, control, and management
  • Systems architecture development
  • Systems migration planning
  • Working experience of setting up and enabling Enterprise Architecture and Modelling activities for complex ‘System of Systems’ (SoS) projects
  • Experience in the application of systems assurance standards such as EN 50126, EN 50128, EN 50129, IEC 61508 etc.
  • Experience of Systems Engineering standards ISO 15288
  • Experience in SPARX Enterprise Architect, Cameo Systems Modeler ™, IBM® Rational® Rhapsody® Architect, Capella or other similar MBSE tool
  • Model Based Systems Engineering experience
  • Experience Working within Defence or Security (or highly regulated) environment
Whats in it for you:
  • Excellent Salary Neg
  • Full staff benefits