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Poole  |  26 April 2019
Senior Systems Engineer
Poole - Circa £63K

Are you a Systems Engineer with experience implementing complex multi-layer systems?

Senior Systems Engineer – circa £63K

Are you a highly skilled Systems Engineer with experience implementing complex multi-layer systems? Do you have experience working with Hardware and Software development teams?

Working alongside the Programme/Project Managers, you will liaise with customers, software/hardware development and system test teams and take ownership of the full project lifecycle from bid, inception, build and transition through to in-life phases. You will oversee the implementation of technically complex systems and provide the critical link to interpret customer and stakeholder needs into system design with supporting requirements, which will typically be part of a multi-year development programme

Working for this thriving, forward thinking, solutions business; you will receive a fantastic salary of circa £63K together with progression opportunities, training, Free Parking & excellent benefits – based in Poole. 

Responsibilities of the Senior Systems Engineer: 

  • Develop and deliver complex systems on long term projects
  • In conjunction with the Programme Manager, oversee and manage cross functional project teams ensuring all team members understand their role, work packages assigned to them and associated deliverables and deadlines
  • Overall responsibility for the technical delivery of projects, providing the primary point of contact for customers on technical matters
  • Managing day to day technical delivery challenges
  • Develop a full understanding of customer business needs and flow these down to the delivery team and other stakeholders as required
  • Preparation of functional and non-functional requirements specifications
  • Analyse customer needs and develop system requirements. Work with Business Analysts to migrate requirements into work backlog items for development teams
  • Develop and maintain requirements traceability matrices
  • Provide guidance on scope and schedule to stakeholders
  • Work alongside Solution Architects to prepare high level design documentation e.g. Architecture documents
  • Review design artefacts from hardware and software development teams supporting production of documentation
  • Preparation of verification and validation test plans
  • Provide guidance to inhouse teams in resolving technical issues arising during the project development lifecycle and transition into the support phase
  • Oversee customer acceptance activities e.g. factory acceptance testing and site acceptance testing to ensure systems are compliant with agreed requirements specifications
  • Provide support to the Sales Team as required e.g. assist in the preparation and management of the technical content for pre-sales proposals and contract variations 

Skills & Characteristics of the Senior Systems Engineer: 

  • Qualification in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or other engineering or scientific field (or equivalent experience)
  • Proven experience of time pressured, customer facing Systems Engineering role
  • Track record of working on complex high availability systems
  • Knowledge and experience of the Systems Engineering methodologies
  • Full development lifecycle experience
  • A strong leader in the field of Systems Engineering
  • A highly proactive and technical individual willing to act on their own initiative
  • Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) experience using SysML/UML is an advantage

What’s in it for you?

  • Salary – circa £63K D.O.E
  • Free parking
  • Pension Contributions
  • Life Assurance
  • Training & Development
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Friendly/sociable working environment
  • Hours are 37 ½ hour week
  • Permanent Position

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