Systems Engineer

Systems Engineer

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 2021-05-03
Reference: J141171
Contact Name: George Allen
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Job Published: May 04, 2021 16:57

Job Description

KDC are now recruiting for one of our biggest clients within the Defence industry! This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Systems Engineer to join their team in London. So, if you are looking for your next challenge and have a proven background with radar systems, this could be the role you have been waiting for!
The Ideal candidate will have experience in handling complex engineering projects using a variety of sensors as inputs, defining the network interconnections and the appropriate systems to meet the customer requirements, and signing off the requirements against the final system design. They will be focussed on delivering projects on time and to specification and have a track record of doing so. They should also be familiar with all aspects of the systems engineering lifecycle and be capable of demonstrating that capability.
Job details:
  • Definition and delivery of Systems solutions for the Security Solutions business
  • Technical support to Business development, including generating information to support bids, technical presentations to customers, generation of product specifications and attendance at customer meetings.
  • Provide technical design solutions to support proposed system changes and bids ensuring appropriate compliance with customer, business and legislative requirements including safety.
  • Adopt a consistent approach to systems engineering activities throughout the design life cycle.
  • Take an active involvement in new product design, providing system level input from product definition through to release into production.
  • Maintain and support legacy/delivered systems including visits to customer sites and installations where necessary.
  • Monitor and, where possible, introduce up to date technology into our clients system designs.
  • Travel within the UK and overseas is required and is considered a frequent feature of this role. This could be required at short notice. It may also involve deployments of up to 4 weeks at a time.
  • Assist in the development and specification of software features where required to meet system requirements.
Key Features:
  • Knowledge of product development, engineering change management, systems engineering and quality systems and their practical application.
  • Knowledge Multi Sensor system design and performance analysis
  • Proven experience of integration and demonstration of equipment and subsequent acceptance by customer / end users
  • Proven experience of sensor integration into varied platforms
  • Proven technical skills, relating to effective systems engineering, practical application of quality assurance and configuration control, as well as appropriate document generation.
  • Proven experience of working on multiple complex engineering programmes for both internal development (PV) and customer projects
  • Good Knowledge of the Use of DOORS and Jira to track compliance to requirements and ensure accurate traceable completion of projects.
  • Knowledge Radar, RF devices, Communications systems, Networking, or electro-optical camera solutions would be an advantage.
Skills and Qualifications:
·       Degree level qualification in Engineering / Mathematics / Science subject (or equivalent relevant experience)