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Systems Engineer - Military and Defence

  • Location: Gloucester
  • Salary: Attractive + Benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 months ago

  • Sector: Naval & Marine
  • Function: Product design and development
  • Contact: Peter Heap
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 397555
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2022
  • Job Ref: 60002

Systems Engineer – Permanent – Bristol Area - Attractive – Defence and Marine

A Systems Engineer is required within an Advanced Aerospace and Defence Services Organisation. The Systems Engineer will be one of the key players in technical services and technology solutions and Innovation of new technologies within research and development environment.

The Systems Engineer will support upcoming programmes of work to meet the customer’s needs. The Systems Engineer will be working within the Systems & Safety team supporting key defence/military projects within the Marine Systems domain.

The Systems Engineer will report to the Technical Systems Manager and will occasionally travel to clients’ sites as required. There is an element of flexibility for employees to be able to work from home for part of the week.

As the Systems Engineer you will be required to:

  • Responsible for the delivery of systems support to business and clients.
  • Creation of technical systems specifications at platform, system and/or equipment level.
  • Systems Requirement and management at platform, system and/or equipment level.
  • Supporting system/equipment design, development & certification activities.
  • Supporting system and equipment level modifications.
  • Working to resolve in-service systems issues.
  • Preparation and/or checking of systems documentation for the system design process.
  • Running/supporting/attending internal/external systems design reviews.
  • Supporting systems test planning activities, test analysis and documentation.
  • Preparation of certification systems test reports and certification summary documentation.

The Systems Engineer should have the following skills, qualifications, and experience:

  • Ideally Degree qualified, in a related discipline
  • Experience of systems engineering principles, processes, and standards.
  • Platform/system/equipment design and development for marine programmes.
  • Marine systems architecture modelling, design, and development.
  • Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering.
  • Knowledge of DOORS for systems requirements management.
  • Awareness of Defence Standards and Mil Std’s.
  • Working within a quality system environment such as ISO.
  • Ability to lead activities within a team, work package creation, management, and delivery.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, and to work independently when required.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including a diplomatic and professional approach.
  • The capability to work efficiently and accurately, with an attention to detail.
  • Good organisational skills, including record keeping.

** Security Clearance will be required for this role due to the nature of the systems involved**

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon and to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Systems Engineer, then please contact:

Peter Heap at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446127 or


Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.