Senior Systems Engineer – Requirements

Job Description

Senior Systems Engineer – Requirements 


Electronic Warfare, Radar, Airborne Systems, Air Traffic Control Communication - Defence Systems


Our client is a large high successful global aerospace company. They are recruiting for a Senior Systems Engineer who will be required to support a development engineering work package focussed initially at the requirements phase of the V-Model lifecycle.  


Reporting into the Systems Engineering Team Lead, you will drive the requirements gathering within project definition focussed on key hardware and software integration.  


As a Senior Systems Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Experience managing requirements phase of V-Model lifecycle is essential, with through life additional experience highly desirable.
  • Use and working knowledge of the DOORS requirements management tool
  • Good technical knowledge of one or more of the following: air traffic control systems technology, airborne radar, electronic warfare, surveillance, and networking and communications systems and associated technologies.
  • Electronic engineering new product development in the context of an aerospace platform would be highly desirable.
  • Experience of regulatory requirements and procedures related to air traffic management and airborne systems is desirable
  • Knowledge and experience of Engineering Design Reviews
  • Proven ability to work and deliver, to time pressure and deadlines
  • Proven technical leadership role on projects to drive the engineered solution through lifecycle
  • Demonstrated performance in team building, fostering organisational culture and delivering continuous improvement
  • Familiar with configuration management techniques and associated standards


As a Senior Systems Engineer your main responsibilities will involve:

  • The safety, quality and design compliance of all activities
  • Contribute to definition/development of Systems Engineering technical strategy
  • Contribute to and lead customer meetings where appropriate
  • Coaching/Mentoring – help develop staff competency by sharing abilities/knowledge/skills in order to meet business requirements
  • Maintain, grow and promote relevant technical skills and domain knowledge
  • Team leading – facilitate maximizing the performance of the team through motivation, conflict mgmt., good communication
  • Contribute to bids and estimating – increase the chance of successful bid by providing appropriate/quality input to the satisfaction of the Bid Manager and other stakeholders
  • Fulfil tasks to agreed time, budget and quality
  • Act as technical lead and design authority for nominated projects through the entire lifecycle
  • Carry out requirements engineering/management and engineering design methods as required
  • Development and maintenance of key system engineering documents including system and sub system requirements, configuration and other technical documentation including manuals and training material
  • Understanding and reviewing systems, hardware, software, test and integration documentation to confirm that the hardware, software and architecture design are compliant
  • Recognising the need for and proposing process and product improvements to ensure best practice and compliance with relevant standards (including safety)
  • Travel (minimal) within the UK and overseas to support business needs as necessary


Keywords:  Electronic Warfare, Radar, Airborne Systems, Air Traffic Control Communication - Defence Systems, DOORS, Requirements Management, Systems Engineering


Senior Systems Engineer – Requirements 

Salary:  Competitive plus excellent benefits

Location:  Christchurch, Dorset