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Systems Engineer / Permanent / West Sussex

Burgess Hill, West Sussex, England

55,000-59,999

Permanent (Full time)

Position - Systems Engineer
Location - Burgess Hill, South East
Industry - Aerospace / Defence
Salary - Circa £45 - 65k + benefits package (DOE)

Unique opportunity to work for one of the countrys leading Aerospace and Defence companies !

Our client provides solutions to the most complex simulation and training challenges for a variety of military and commercial customers around the world. Devices range in complexity from classroom based desktop training all the way up to high fidelity weapon systems and full-flight training systems including full visual, motion, and simulator interoperability (HLA/DIS).

Reporting to the Systems Engineering Manager, possessing strong systems engineering skills, this role involves dealing with enquiries from potential customers, assessing system level requirements and liaising with relevant client product teams to help formulate and develop solutions.

Responsibilities to include technical demonstration, technical documentation, support to bids and proposals, design reviews, configuration, integration and test and acceptance phases of simulation and training systems.

Focused on customer requirements to specify, develop, document and test new systems solutions. Use of V model development methodology and sound systems engineering practices.

Occasional international travel relating to technical demonstrations, key installations and acceptance will be required. Support of industry trade shows may be required.

Travels in support of project requirements such as: working group meetings, design reviews, installation and integration, acceptance testing and maintenance.

Will possess good customer affinity, strong communication skills and is capable of representing Collins to the customer and user community.

Key Accountabilities:

Accountability
Description
Systems Engineering - Capture and analyse customer requirements; derive product requirements.

Collaborate with product specialists, software engineers, testers, hardware engineers, and project management to develop solutions

Recognises technical Risks/Opportunities as they arise and actively pursues them

Develop engineering estimates for Rough Order of Magnitude (ROM) and Bid proposals, using applicable enterprise estimation tools

Has primary execution responsibilities to ensure responsible projects remain within budget, on schedule and meets requirements

Teamwork
Participate in cross-functional team efforts in definition, integration, verification, and validation of products and sub-systems of moderate to high complexity

Builds cooperative relationships with others within and outside of the organization

Has the authority to liaise with all client personnel, at all levels, as appropriate to achieve the objectives, to provide full status reporting and to ensure the success of all technical designs and deliveries.

Customer Focus
Manages customer’s expectations by providing all information necessary including negative factors

States clear understanding of customer’s needs and describes how they will be met

Gains commitment to design and delivery timescales from others

Key Competencies:

Competency:
Evidence Behaviours
Analysis
Demonstrates the ability to provide a logical, general analysis of most problems and in-depth analysis of some problems.

Attitude
Ability to adapt to changing requirements, self-driven to achieve key milestones, expands domain knowledge to stretch the product capability.

Dependability
Demonstrates the ability to follow through on work assignments with little to no further prompting and raises any potential issues found to leadership.

Detail Orientation
Is able to provide status of work assignments at any time and has shown the ability to improve based on past mistakes.

Judgment
Bases decisions on factual information and sometimes considers alternative course of action before reaching decisions.

Collaboration
Demonstrates proactive collaboration across domains in order to drive engineering development activities forward.

Time Management
Manages time pressures constructively by renegotiating timeframes, reprioritising workload and managing others expectations

Key Qualifications and Exp:

Qualification/Exp or Skill Must/Desirable
Bachelor's degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math Must
(STEM) discipline, or, in the absence of a bachelor's degree,
demonstrable and substantial related Exp

Systems Engineering background

Posted 22 days ago

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