Principal Systems Engineer

47000.00 - 53000.00 GBP Annual + GBP47000 - GBP53000/annum
08 Apr 2017
22 Apr 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
A market leader in Marine Communications , Navigation and Control System Products and Services require a Principal Systems Engineer to lead the Systems Engineering Group , ensuring that the business level capability supplied to each of the projects is sufficient . This pivotal role takes strategic ownership of the people , process and product within Systems Engineering , inclusive of ; SE tools design , support for tools and processes , Requirements capture and Acceptance management , under the leadership of the Systems Engineering Manager and the Management Team

Responsibilities :

+ To take business level responsibility for the People , Process and Product within the Systems Engineering sub-function
+ To provide and maintain Subject Matter Expertise in Requirements Engineering and Project Design Lifecycle , as applicable to Marine Automation Projects
+ To implement engineering process , dovetailing Company procedures with that of customer and project organisations to ensure the efficient management of the requirements , specification and validation / verification of ship design and system interfaces
+ To negotiate and manage contract technical requirements and assure traceability through to system delivery , ship commissioning and customer acceptance
+ To assist in the production of , and supervise authorship of , system and equipment specifications ; the derivation and acceptance of technical assessment criteria ; and the technical evaluation of supplier responses
+ To lead technical reviews and workshops to gain acceptance of the design by customer and project team stakeholders
+ To lead the decomposition and management of requirements on various projects
+ To lead Engineering assurance activates against technically biased processes , driving in product quality
+ Interface management at system level and below , and support of enterprise architecture development
+ To assist in support of Engineering work packages and associated Level 4 plans
+ To provide highly effective and credible Technical Representation for the company when dealing with customers and suppliers

Skills / Experience :
+ Good understanding of requirements engineering within Defence Projects

+ Knowledge of the "Vee" cycle.
+ Good people management skills
+ Good understanding of formal design processes
+ Good planning, communications, and co-ordination skills
+ Good PC skills ( Ideally DOORS , System Architect , Excel , Word , Powerpoint and Project )