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Senior Systems Engineer – Software and Electrical Architecture in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire



Leamington Spa, Warwickshire





Senior Systems Engineer - Software and Electrical Architecture
(Job Reference No: ID636)

Gordon Murray Technologies, partnering with Forseven, combines the expertise of visionary designers and engineers to bring disruptive technologies and low environmental impact innovations to the mobility sector. Critical to the implementation of iStream Superlight are integral modules and systems engineered by Gordon Murray Technologies which deliver a range of electrical functionalities - these technologies also being scaleable to serve the delivery demands of any specific platform configuration.

With multiple sites in Shalford and Warwick, Gordon Murray Technologies continues to grow with multiple vehicle programmes currently in development. As a result, we currently have exciting opportunities for Senior Systems Engineer - Software and Electrical Architecture to join our Electronics Team in a Midlands-based location.


  • Systems engineering with responsibility for concurrent engineering of the current range of Gordon Murray Technologies EV vehicles, focusing on Electrical Architectures and Software Systems.
  • As part of a team, develop a model-based understanding of systems architecture and the interactions between different vehicle systems and functions, humans, and the environment, providing guidance and support to team members and external stakeholders.
  • Working in collaboration with various stakeholders and technology partners, responsible for ensuring the definition and delivery of software-controlled vehicle functions across vehicle domains align with the overall vehicle Electrical Architecture and technical roadmaps. This includes authoring function description documents, logical architectural diagrams, requirements, test specifications, etc.
  • Apply systems architecture principles to support the development of electrical architecture within the unique constraint spaces defined for each program.
  • Participate in analysis and reviews to ensure that the vehicle systems meet applicable quality, safety, security, and legal requirements.
  • Develop requirements and interface definitions (including network definitions) for subsystems and components, ranging from simple binary functions to complex distributed functions.
  • Manage engineering changes and issues that occur during the engineering lifecycle.
  • Use engineering design artefacts to perform impact and root cause analyses of issues understanding the impact on vehicle systems, and work with stakeholders and domain experts to ensure timely solutions.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience of systems engineering delivering multiple programs within an automotive, aerospace or e-mobility engineering environment.
  • Demonstrable understanding of domain and zonal electrical architectures, vehicle functions, networks and diagnostic technologies.
  • At least 2 years' experience with model-based systems engineering methods, languages and tools such as SysML, Capella, ArchiMate™, Preevision, etc.
  • Demonstrable experience delivering vehicle functions, from definition to validation. Extensive experience generating and analysing requirements. Working knowledge of requirements management tools, Polarion, Doors, etc.
  • Working knowledge of software architectures, development methodologies, test and validation strategies, and development environments.
  • Extensive experience of project engineering with multiple Tier 1 suppliers and technology partners, preparation of technical documentation and project reports.
  • Experience of delivery within lean and/or agile engineering frameworks and full product lifecycle activities.
  • Experience with Functional Safety and Cybersecurity standards, as well as familiarity with regulatory compliance processes.
  • Articulate, self-motivated, and able to work well on own initiative.
  • Possession of a Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Automotive or similar honours degree. Other recognised qualifications combined with relevant experience will be considered.
  • Possession of INCOSE CSEP or ASEP would be advantageous.
  • Full driving license is essential and no visa or other restrictions for working in the UK or travelling abroad.

What's on Offer:

As well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team, the position comes with:

Gordon Murray Technologies is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, race, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We strive to promote a workplace that celebrates diversity and encourages individuals to express their opinions and beliefs.

  • Competitive base salary
  • Private medical scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced personal pension
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • On-site parking

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.

All applicants must have the Right to Work in the UK.


This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. 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.

Job reference 636_1715766757
Date posted 15 May 2024

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