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Principal Systems Engineer in Luton, Bedfordshire



Luton, Bedfordshire





Principal Systems Engineer
12 Months Contract

*** Due to the nature of the role and the industry you will be working in, you will be required to achieve UK SC Clearance ***

We are looking for a Principal Systems Engineer top join us on a contract basis. This role will focus on the development of the ISANKE & ICS domain (Integrated Sensing and Non-Kinetic Effects & Integrated Communications Systems). ISANKE & ICS will provide the GCAP platform and its aircrew with mission-critical information and advanced self-protection The role entails applying knowledge and experience of systems engineering to support the specification, design, development, integration and testing of the ISANKE & ICS systems.

You will work in multidisciplinary teams spanning a range of activities that help pull together all the necessary engineering and technology strands into a high-performance system.

Day to Day you will -
Work alongside internal stakeholders to understand user needs and requirements with which to define and influence system requirements and designs, ensuring traceability for design compliance and acceptance.
Develop and run test strategies to demonstrate design and implementation compliance, ensuring end-to-end traceability to achieve certification.
Support system integration, verification, and validation activities to test and analyse performance and effectiveness.
Develop and deliver engineering specifications, reports and presentations.

Experience we are looking for -
A solid foundation in a relevant technical domain exploited in an EW systems context/application.
High proficiency in requirements generation and management using IBM DOORS.
High proficiency in the use of SysML, in particular MagicGrid Framework and Cameo Systems Modeller
Experience of authoring detailed design artefacts in support of requirements specifications.
Good understanding of design compliance and acceptance criteria relating to requirements and architecture progressive verification and validation at varying stages of maturity.
Strong understanding of systems engineering principles across the development lifecycle.
Previous experience of technical leadership of complex products.
Ability to perform effective interface control management, both in terms of application and derivation, at a sub-system, system and system-of-system levels including the generation of interface control documents.
Self-motivated with an aptitude for problem solving and driving challenging issues to a conclusion alongside excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission. Where the role is marked as Outside IR35 in the advertisement this is subject to receipt of a final Status Determination Statement from the end Client and may be subject to change.

Job reference 123636_1715938283
Date posted 17 May 2024

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