Senior Systems Engineer

Posted 27 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineEngineering Skilled Trades Recruitment
Contact NameStewart Bryson

Job description

Location: Reading or Coventry (about 3 days per week)

IR35: Inside

Key Accountabilities:

  • To Engineering Task/Project Manager for planning and execution of tasks in order to deliver specific agreed objectives; demonstrating control of cost, quality and timeliness of engineering output.
  • Lead and influence collaborative working and contribute towards the achievement of project goals.
  • Provide mentorship and supervision of staff working in systems engineering.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.
  • Additional accountabilities for this job profile may be defined and appointed through the Chief Engineer Management Arrangements, with appointees listed within the Company Design Authorities and Technical Authorities, as held in the company management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Elicit, analyse and translate stakeholder needs into technical requirements.
  • Undertake requirements derivation, architecture development and system simulation.
  • Undertake modelling and simulation to explore problem space and potential system solutions.
  • Undertake requirements verification and validation and support technology teams' derivation of verification and validation events, test cases, test plans and test specifications, to support integration activities.
  • Perform or lead trade studies and analyse the relative benefits/merits of competing solutions.
  • Lead the development and delivery of viable technical solutions that meet customer requirements.
  • Manage and develop long term plans in support of life-cycle phases using Systems Engineering best practice.
  • Support process capture, implementation and improvements for integrating the sub-systems.
  • Support project reviews for internal programmes and external contracts, including providing written reports and verbal briefs to management and stakeholders.
  • Maintain and promote awareness of Systems Engineering best practice and wider systems issues.

Minimum Requirement:

  • Requirements Management
  • Writing requirements
  • Use of VVRM (Verification and Validation of Requirements Matrix)
  • Use of DOORS software (or equivalent)
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Verbal and Written communication skills

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.