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Chief Systems Engineer - Defence

Chief Systems Engineer - Defence

Southampton

Negotiable

SD40135

Steve Dignum

01923 225581

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Chief Systems Engineer - Defence
Southampton

Chief Systems Engineer - Defence: A Leading Defence Electronics Company is currently seeking a Chief Systems Engineer - Defence to join their Southampton team.

Chief Systems Engineer - Defence Responsibilities:
Developing the solution architecture for optimum cost effectiveness and SRD compliance.
Establishing overall system level requirements and their subsequent derived requirements for flow down to the lower level subsystems.
Leading the technical interface with the customer as regards solution architecture, design and performance.
Leading the main project engineering reviews and approve the main engineering deliverables at each project decision milestone.
Produce system architectures and derive requirements at all system and sub system levels
Assessing the Solution architecture and technical choices in order to ensure the best trade-off between the requirements and solution consistent with schedule, costs, make-or-buy strategy
Support systems engineers in requirements capture and sub system design.
Work with multiple stakeholders to finalise system design.
Responsible for requirements change management, coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, and understand technical and cost impacts.
Ensuring the solution architectural design satisfies the customer needs, and that the technical risks are identified and mitigated.
Alerting and escalating technical issues to the Technical Director as required.
Approving the technical specification and source selection of subsystems/products to be outsourced taking into account Make Team Buy policy, export restrictions

Chief Systems Engineer - Defence Requirements:
Educated to degree level or equivalent in an engineering or engineering related discipline.
Experience in Defence Electronic Warfare (EW) systems, techniques and products.
Experience of delivering EW Systems Engineering activities on multiple applications/projects.
Record of successful design, implementation and integration of either: Radar and Communication Electronic Support Measure (ESM) systems; Electronic Attack / Counter Measures (EA/ECM) systems; Direction Finding (DF) and geolocation systems; EW command and control (C2) systems; and Communications systems, including radio and satellite.
EW equipment and systems integration within military vehicles.
Experience of dealing with customers at a senior technical level
Experience of formal user requirements capture, traceability and compliance management methodology and tool DOORS.
Understanding and experience of the application of transversal engineering disciplines (Environmental & EMC Qualification, Tempest, Safety, Security, Information Assurance, Human Factors, ARM&T).
Experience in UK MOD and other defence related areas.

The successful candidate will be required to achieve full SC clearance for this role!!!!!

If you are an experienced senior level Systems Engineer / Architect and the role is of interest to you than do not hesitate!!!

Apply now to Steve!!!

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