Systems Design Engineers – Defence and Military


Attractive + Benefits + Share Options


Sector: Defence
Function: Mechanical Engineering
Contact: Peter Heap
Phone: 01384 446127
Job Ref: 67681

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Systems Design Engineers  - Attractive - Northern England

Remote/Hybrid - Permanent - Military and Defence Systems

Systems Design Engineers  are required for an international Defence and Weapons Systems Company that is expanding their team. Remote/ Hybrid and flexible working arrangements are available for these positions. Salary and Seniority will depend on skills and experience. The Systems Design Engineers will be part of the delivery team within the organisation and the Systems Design Engineers will be working on design solutions and be working closely with the customers and suppliers.

Relocation support packages are available across for the Systems Design Engineers at this site, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

Key Duties and Responsibilities for the Systems Design Engineers

  • Lead a small team of engineers from a technical perspective, delegating tasks and checking and approving technical systems documentation.
  • Heading designs and manufacturing tactical and strategic solutions to support new defence systems.
  • Manage internal and external design reviews and meetings with the customer, paying attention to the complex picture and the finer details of the designs and safety elements
  • Acting as the key point of contact with customers, suppliers and stakeholders on engineering solutions.
  • Innovating new ways to streamline and deliver systems quicker while maintaining cost, quality and safety.

Key Skills, Experience and Qualifications Required for the Systems Design Engineers

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline, or a high level of experience within an engineering environment, whilst having experience writing and reviewing technical reports and systems specifications.
  • Experience leading design orientated tasks across a product life-cycle in a production and/or a prototype environment.
  • Experience presenting design concepts, technical reports and specifications to stakeholders.
  • Experience working in a hands-on mechanical or systems background.
  • Experience interpreting design plans.
  • CEng or ability to attain this.
  • Defence systems experience or working within this experience.


  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced Annual Leave Allowance
  • Share Incentives Plans
  • Flexible Working
  • Professional Development
  • Career Diversification
  • Academic and Mentoring Support
  • Annual Incentives Maybe Also Available


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