Your experience in Systems Engineering and knowledge of requirements management, design reviews, implementation and verification and validation, will play a crucial part in supporting design impact of product and equipment maintainability throughout the life cycle.You will be at the leading edge of technological innovation, responsible for the efficient manufacture of the next generation of high integrity electronic systems for the defence and maritime industries. Read on for specifics on the role. To apply click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page.About the Role:The client requires a Principal Systems Engineer to be responsible for conducting systems engineering activities, either alone on a small project or as part of a larger project team, adhering to Engineering Function processes or project specific tailoring of those processes. Systems Engineers will create and sustain successful, purposeful, systems that: -Relate to the development and delivery of goods and services; -Deliver real benefits to the company, suppliers and customers; -Works with all technical domains, and all business functions; The job includes;*Generating, understanding and reviewing user requirements documentation; *Writing the project System Requirements Specifications; *Developing and documenting the System architecture; *Developing and documenting the systems design through System Design Specifications and Interface Specifications;*Defining the system’s sub-systems and their requirements including hardware and software; *Developing and continually refining the system acceptance strategy, and verification method for each system requirement (incl. Acceptance Management Plan);*Ensuring the specification, design and acceptance are fully traceable; *Leading with system testing; *Deriving, defining and documenting testing: *Conducting integration testing; *Conducting system testing (informal and formal);A Systems Engineer you will be responsible for : *Delivering allocated tasks within budget and to timescales as agreed with the project management team. *Supporting the safety verification process as required; *Support planning through input to project schedule by estimating tasks and adhere to agreed estimates/timescales. *Supports Bids by providing input on technical solutions, estimates and plans. As a System Design Authority you will be accountable for: *The technical solution to meet the customer, legislative and business requirements. *Ensuring that the project/sub-system is design, developed or supported in accordance with the company processes and procedures. This includes, but not limited to: Product safety, design for manufacture, quality, development practices and guidelines. About You:To be suitable for the Principal Systems Engineer role, you will need to be, educated to HNC/HND or Degree level or equivalent in an Engineering or Computer Science related discipline and have solid experience of delivering Systems Engineering activities within large projects. A background in the defence or marine industry is preferred (especially Sonar), and the ideal candidate will have an understanding and experience of the application of the Systems Engineering Lifecycle and ‘V-Model’, System architectures and concept definition with some previous focus of Specification development, Verification and Validation and use case analysis. Knowledge of Matlab would be advantageous, as would be experience of IBM Rational Toolset, DOORS, Team Concert, Rhapsody and Quality Manager.Principal Systems Engineer / System Design Authority GreenfordContract Rate NegotiableKeywords: Systems engineer, Requirements, Analysis, Design, Review and Verification, V&V, DOORS, V-model, Lifecycle. Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client’s site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet this criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don’t hear from us within 7 working days please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time. This is a contract position. Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.