Senior Systems Engineer


Attractive + Benefits


Sector: Aerospace
Function: Electrical/Electronics
Contact: Peter Heap
Phone: 01384 446127
Job Ref: 67069

Job details

Senior Systems Engineer - Good Salary - Permanent

Defence and Aviation Systems - Leicestershire Area

A Senior Systems Engineer is required to join a market leading Innovative Defence Systems and Aviation Company. The Systems Engineer will be Supporting the Chief Engineer in their tasks and responsibilities. The Systems Engineer will be generating & maintaining Technical Requirement Specifications and Systems Interface Control Documents. The Systems Engineer will be responsible for System Engineering (SE) work undertaken by the company. This will cover Systems Engineering matters and disciplines (e.g., requirements, design, architecture, integrations, tests and flight tests).

Senior Systems Engineer - Key Responsibilities

  • Support subcontractors System Engineering.
  • Develop systems architecture and provide SME input
  • Participate in technical systems reviews.
  • Capture and track System requirements throughout design and acceptance.
  • Support product development and systems design within areas of expertise.
  • Support planning and generating systems integration tests.
  • Support integration and acceptance activities in the lab and in the field.
  • Develop and manage effective relationships across the company and its customers.
  • Bring maturity & credibility when engaging with customers, senior managers & stakeholders.

Technical Skills, Qualifications and Experience for the Senior Systems Engineer

We expect the Systems Engineer to be able to demonstrate the following skills and capabilities:

  • Degree in systems/electrical/electronic engineering discipline or equivalent alternative.
  • Proven experience in system development programme.
  • Technical experience in a multi-disciplined project environment.
  • Experience using systems engineering tools (DOORS, UML etc).
  • Ability to gain required security clearance is a must.
  • Ability to lead a technical package of work as allocated by the Principal Systems Engineer.
  • Experience within defence or suitably established process-oriented industry.
  • Ability to work within a multicultural environment.
  • Attention to detail, meticulous and well organised.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong inter-personal and people management skills.
  • Strong business and commercial acumen Knowledge:
  • Knowledge and experience in system engineering activities, including requirements.
  • Experience with systems interface, product development, integration and verification.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows operating system and Microsoft office toolset.
  • Must be self-motivated and a good team player to build working relationships at all levels.
  • Build confidence and relationships including Customer, Suppliers and the Management.
  • Able to work effectively and proficiently either remotely or onsite.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to overseas and in the UK occasionally.
  • A desire to achieve more, a strong work ethic and a willingness to learn new skills.

**Security Clearance will be required for this role and therefore only applications from candidates that hold this or able to obtain this will be considered**

If you feel you meet the requirements for the role of the Senior Systems Engineer then apply directly or contact Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment. Either Direct Line 01384 446127 or email suitable MS Word CV's to


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