Senior & Principal Systems Engineers

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2021-04-29 13:18:281970-01-01 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Perm
Area Edinburgh, United Kingdom Edinburgh United Kingdom
Sector Engineering - Systems Engineering
Salary £42,000 - £60,000
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_838948
Job Views 258

Senior to Principal Systems Engineers 

Advantage Resourcing are looking for 3 Senior to Principal Systems Engineers to work for our client a global engineering services provider in their co-located teams imbedded with their world leading defence industry client’s Edinburgh facility.

Candidates should currently be employed as a Systems Engineer, with experience of the whole lifecycle. 

Job Responsibilities:
As a Senior or Principal Engineer responsibilities may, dependent upon level, include:

•     Production of engineering management plans

•     Production of SOWs and design review documentation

•     Lead/support generation of test strategy, test plans & test documentation

•     Planning/preparation of integration/test environment, including facilities, test equipment (custom/ COTS), tools & test/simulation software

•     Lead/support system integration and test activities, working closely with hardware, software & firmware teams to achieve project milestones/deliverables

•     Help to identify, investigate & resolve system integration issues

•     Lead/support verification of system & sub-system requirements

•     Define verification methods/ tests & show traceability to systems/sub-system requirements

•     Support system/sub-system Qualification testing, including generation of test reports

•     Lead/support system acceptance test activities

•     Participation in design reviews

•     Gather test evidence and prepare documentation for Certification/Qualification

•     Provide lab-based system demonstrations to customers / partner companies

•     Integrate systems on flight trials aircraft and support flight trials

•     Support platform integration with customer systems/aircraft, including in-field system software upgrades

Required skills/experience:

  • HND/HNC, degree (BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng) in a relevant STEM-based subject or equivalent experience.  
  • Experience of requirements management  
  • Systems integration and/or test experience of complex, high-reliability systems 
  • Experience of verification and validation (V&V) activities to achieve certification and acceptance 
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplined Engineering teams 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Able to generate high-quality documentation (test specifications, procedures & reports                                                                                                                                                                        Desirable 
  • Previous experience of RF or ECM/EW systems.
  • Experience of defining verification methods and generating tests requirements/procedures 
  • Experience of showing traceability of V&V tests to systems requirements & generating/updating Verification Matrices (VCRMs) 
  • An understanding of MATLAB/Simulink 
  • Experience in MBSE 
  • Previous experience of working in a Trials or field role 

British Nationality is mandatory to be able to be able to obtain SC clearance, but current valid SC clearance would be an advantage


  • Competitive salary (negotiable dependent upon experience)
  • Relocation assistance

 Advantage Resourcing are acting as an Employment Agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or contact Philip Delaloye on 01615198372.

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Advantage Resourcing are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgement solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.




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