2 x Systems Engineers (Torpedo)

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£49.46/hour Possible Extensions
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2 x Systems Engineer - Underwater Weapons, Requirements Management and Customer acceptance.

2 x Systems Engineer with expertise in Underwater Weapons, Requirements Management and Customer acceptance is required to work on a six month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Portsmouth.

Overview of the Systems Engineer contract roles

This is a lead technical role within a Torpedo Upgrade (SFU) Safety Electronics Unit (SEU) Delivery Team.

Requires a depth and breadth of expertise gained through substantial work experience in order to apply principles and concepts to complex engineering problems associated with the Underwater Weapons domain.

The role holder will be required to design and develop solutions, resolve engineering issues and problems for a range of situations relating to the team responsibilities for the in-house and subcontract elements of the SEU, culminating in customer acceptance.

Key Responsibilities of the Systems Engineers contracts

* Undertake functional design and/or provide qualification and evidence for acceptance, fitness for purpose, regulatory & legislative requirements, and safety relating to the SEU sub-system.
* Liaise with both internal and external stakeholders as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed.
* Conduct technical analysis of engineering data relating to the SEU sub-system to deduce trends, and incorporate output into system design.
* Act as a delegate for the Coordinating Design Authority (CDA) in the event of CDA absence and to provide extra capacity
* Review documentation taking notice of the wider system implications and the impact that this might have on the sub-system
* Attend technical meeting with the Sub-contractor
* Attend technical forums relating to the SEU sub-system and respond to technical queries
* Provide technical direction to other engineers
* Support the development of individuals and teams to enhance skills and competencies, such that technical capability is maintained.

Key skills required for the Systems Engineers

Expertise in Systems and Underwater Weapons knowledge, with a strong ability in requirements management and customer acceptance.

Experience of Doors Database Management

The role holder will be required to work across disciplines and functions. However, this is primarily a technical role and prior knowledge of the wider business is not critical at the outset.

Understands how own work activities fit into the UWW team activities.

Able to demonstrate a high level of technical leadership in defining system and subsystem parameters.

The role is based in Portsmouth, Hampshire - commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester

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