Senior Systems Engineer - Part Time

  • Location:

    Luton

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job ref:

    c1495275dd14

  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    12/08/2021

  • Client:

    Selected by 2to3days

The Opportunity

Leonardo has a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Systems Engineer to further their professional development in an organisation at the forefront of aircraft technology. The Senior Systems Engineer will work within a team developing next-generation capabilities for customers.

As a senior systems engineer you will have the ability to apply your knowledge and experiences of the engineering lifecycle, with opportunities to support the early definition and design activities through to integration, and qualification, before demonstrating and delivering completed solutions to our customers. You will work within a multi-disciplined project team, alongside domain and product subject-matter experts in a highly collaborative and supportive environment.

In addition to the flexible working patterns offered by Leonardo’s custom working initiative, this role is also available on a part time basis.

What you will get:

  • Advanced Technology: You will have the ability to contribute to the development of market-leading product development, providing advanced capability and protection to UK platforms.
  • Expertise: Leonardo has subject-matter experts with detailed knowledge and extensive experience across multiple domains, covering technology, performance, and operational capabilities.
  • Continuous Learning: Whether its engineering technology, lifecycle processes, leadership, or personal development, you’ll be supported in your ongoing professional development though training and mentoring.
  • Teamwork: You will work alongside like-minded professional engineers in a highly collaborative environment.
  • Connections: You will be joining an expansive team of around 7,000 people at six major sites across the UK.
  • Heritage: We are proud of our rich heritage in airborne electronic systems, with over 100 years of pioneering development. We continue to provide our customers with the latest advances in detection, surveillance, countermeasure, and communication technology.
  • What you will do

  • Support the design, development, modelling and analysis of systems.
  • Undertake feasibility / trade-off studies to explore and determine system. architectures.
  • Develop system requirements and translate them into subsystem. requirements and interface definitions.
  • Develop and execute verification plans to demonstrate design compliance.
  • Create technical documentation to capture the system solution.
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to support developments.
  • Document and present key findings and recommendations to customers and industry partners.
  • What we are looking for

    Essential:

  • Experience of working across the full systems engineering lifecycle.
  • Experience of engineering gate reviews and the associated assessment of design compliance.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise technical documentation.
  • Self-motivated with an aptitude for problem solving and driving difficult issues to conclusion.
  • Experience of supporting design / delivery teams to develop complex, technical solutions in accordance with plans and processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication / collaboration skills.
  • Proficient at requirements elicitation, negotiation and definition.
  • Degree qualification, or equivalent, in a relevant engineering or related scientific discipline.
  • Desirable:

  • Knowledge of signal processing.
  • Experience with Systems tool (e.g. DOORS, MATLAB and Simulink)
  • Expertise with MBSE processes, tools (e.g. Rhapsody) and languages (e.g. SysML).
  • Experience working in the defence (ideally airborne) industry.