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Senior Systems Engineer

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Senior Systems Engineer Purpose of the Role Our client are an innovative engineering company who design and manufacture electro-optical surveillance, tracking and fire control systems for defence leaders around the world. This exciting, Agile company is a small, medium enterprise with over 200 employees across three UK sites. Our client currently requires an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to lead the full design and development life cycle of electrical and electronic systems, hardware, and embedded software. In addition, this role expected to drive the continuous improvement of systems engineering within the broader engineering team through mentoring, training, and process improvement. Key Responsibilities • Support project managers in the formation of project plans, estimates, identification and management of risk/issues, project reporting and adherence to schedule and cost. • Identify cost and schedule reduction opportunities during project planning and through project lifecycle. • Solicit from stakeholders and derive system level functional and performance requirements at the outset of projects and manage compliance through-life. • Support the team in the analysis, breakdown and derivation of requirements for lower level subsystems and engineering disciplines. • Provide system architectural designs and trade off analyses. • Take technical leadership of multi-discipline engineering design projects and provide guidance to other engineers during development project phases. • Engage with supply chain, production and test departments throughout the development process to optimise design for manufacture and test. • Lead internal and external (customer) design reviews. • Take a hands-on leadership role in the planning and execution of integration, validation and verification, compliance and commissioning aspects of the products. • Provide line management and career coaching of direct reports as required. Skills and Experience • Strong degree in a relevant engineering discipline. • Demonstrable passion for the systems engineering discipline. • Demonstrable understanding and experience in requirements capture and through-life management. • At least 5 years’ experience of systems engineering on multidisciplinary projects. • At least 5 years’ experience of cradle to grave product development, including verification and validation and beyond. • Proven experience of leading and successfully delivering multi-disciplinary projects. • Design experience in products requiring combined mechanical, electronic and software components. • Evidence of drive and initiative for continuous improvement. • Good all-round practical understanding of electrical and electronics systems.