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Systems Engineer (Cheadle)

Systems Engineer (Cheadle)

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Hernshead Recruitment

About this position: 

We are currently looking for an experienced Systems Engineer on a contract basis with a global engineering solutions company who have a proven track record serving the product lifecycle needs of high technology companies.

Job Responsibilities:

We have requirements for individuals, looking to take the next step in their career development, within the Systems Engineering organisation, based on skillset and experience. 

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

As a systems engineer responsibilities may include:

  • Technical solution production at the bid stage
    • Technical solutions detailed in work and product breakdown structures at bid stage  
    • Production of engineering management plans 
    • Production of sub-contractors SOR / SOW (as required) to support solution delivery  
    • Production of use cases that support bid storyboards 
    • Identify appropriate tools and processes that support SA delivery and reduce engineering overhead 
  • Responsible for the following tasks on complex programs; 
    • Provision of requirements analysis on assigned projects 
    • Provision of requirements management on assigned projects 
    • Production of sub system requirement specifications 
    • Production of internal functional and non-functional requirements to enable detailed design
    • Production of top-level design and documentation on assigned projects 
    • Production of design documentation for Design Reviews 
    • Ensuring that solutions are ready to enter design reviews (PDR and CDR) 
    • Provision of product owner input into review boards 
    • Solutions are ready for review with SA work finalised including but not limited to PDR, CDR, FAT and SAT 
    • Ensuring SA tasks are correctly booked and managed in support of the Project Manager 
    • Supporting the Software Lead and Test manager with acceptance criteria for each product line requirement 
    • Manage the acceptance of the solution internally in MMD and externally to the customer 
    • Ensuring product roadmaps are produced and maintained  
    • Communicate with BD and Tech Sales to ensure customer input is included in product roadmaps 
    • Support the production and maintenance of a roadmap when allocated responsibility for a product 
    • Communicating system designs to the Capability Lead
    • Reporting SA time allocated to business growth to Capability Lead 
    • Reporting integrated system metrics and production of KPIs to Capability Lead 
    • Management and supervision of technical teams as required  
    • Mentoring of junior engineers 
    • Responsible for technical governance in the absence of the technical head and when authorised to do so 
    • Undertake other tasks to support the engineering team where required; 
    • Comply with Company policies and procedures (including the Business Management System);

Experience Required:

  • Experience/knowledge of requirements management
  • Exposure to systems integration and/or test experience of complex, high-reliability systems 
  • 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) 
  • Experience of defining verification methods and generating tests requirements/procedures 
  • An understanding of MATLAB/Simulink (Desirable)
  • HND/HNC, degree (BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng) in a relevant STEM-based subject or equivalent experience.
  • UK/ EU citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain SC clearance
  • Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage


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Job Overview
Offered Salary
£65 Per HOUR
Job Location
Cheadle, UK
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