Principal Systems Engineer (00101611)

Principal Systems Engineer (00101611)

Job Title: Principal Systems Engineer
Salary: up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Location: Rochester

We currently have a vacancy to join one of the world’s leading, global defence, security and aerospace companies as a Principal Systems Engineer. This role will be based in Rochester and hybrid working is available- individual circumstances will be considered and discussed.
The company works at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
The Electronic Systems (ES) division of the business spans the commercial and defence electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in the USA, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.
The Principal Systems Engineer will provide technical expertise supporting their Civil Head-Up Display product line. This challenging role involves:
• Providing technical direction for the product support programmes
• Leading investigations into product failures and faults
• Support safety investigations and support corrective action resolution
• Managing improvements to the design pack
• Technical consultation with the customer, manufacturing and the repair shop

Main Responsibilities:

• Understanding operational scenarios and complex customers’ needs to specify and manage requirements at multiple levels
• Maintaining and supporting existing in service products
• Steering improved design changes to address obsolescence
• Supporting enhanced fault investigation activities
• Leading root cause analysis

• Enhanced Pension scheme- up to 14% combined
• Flexible working pattern including working from home/ flexible start and finish times
• 25 holiday days plus bank holidays- 26 days after 5 years’ service/ 27 days after 10 years’ service
• Shared Incentive Plan
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Life Assurance (you and your spouse/ partner)- 6 x salary
• Ill Health Income Protection/ Private Medical Insurance- 50% of salary

About You:

• Significant proven experience developing and delivering systems in relevant product markets and/or domains, such as control systems, real time displays or other safety related systems, containing multiple technical disciplines such as electronics, mechanics, optics and/or software
• Proven experience in requirements management, design analyses, modelling and simulation, using tools such as DOORS and/or Siemens Polarion
• Proven experience in integration, test and verification of real time and/or safety related systems, with understanding of safety assessment and/or flight clearance processes including how these processes influence the product CONOPS, architecture and design
• Proven ability to connect and maintain effective interpersonal networks internally and across the community including significant customer and/or supplier liaison experience for technical aspects, verifying and obtaining agreement that customer needs are satisfied
• A degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant Scientific/Engineering subject (e.g. Systems Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Physics or Mathematics)

• Familiarisation with Civil Aviation design and safety standards
• Model Based Systems Engineering experience with tools such as Enterprise Architect, MATLAB and/or Simulink and design methodologies such as SysML
• An understanding of information assurance, cyber security and/or environmental impact aspects relating to real time embedded engineering products

You must be eligible to apply for SC clearance and, therefore, must hold a British passport and have lived and worked in the UK for the past 5 years

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