Job Description

Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering x 10

A Principal Engineer - Systems Engineer is required to work on a twelve month contract with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Surrey

This is a contract on the latest Submarine Programme so must be eligible to gain SC clearance.

Overview of the Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering contract role

You will have the opportunity to work on one of a variety of our programmes and projects, helping us to design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and combat sub-systems for in‑service and future submarines. You will work within a team of other engineers and technical specialists to understand and influence the inputs, flow of decisions and dependencies that will impact system design and product delivery.

You will be responsible for the day-to-day identification and appropriate resolution of technical issues throughout the product lifecycle, helping us to support our submarines that play a critical role in our nation's defence.

Supporting the development of design solutions to agreed time, cost and quality to support project and business milestones, and ensuring that your work meets its contractual, safety and environmental obligations.

Ensuring that technical and performance requirements of the combat systems and products are correctly identified, and working at the relevant point of the engineering lifecycle to ensure that these systems are designed, built, integrated and accepted into service, with the correct level of authority. This will also include working with suppliers and the military users of our equipment.

Key skills required for the Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering contract roles

The Individual

Essential: Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science). Knowledge of the system engineering lifecycle and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work Understanding of relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations Desirable: Use of system analysis and design tools such as Enterprise Architect. Experience of working in a customer-facing and/or supplier engagement role.

Member of appropriate professional institution; Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership.

Desirable:

Use of system analysis and design tools such as Enterprise Architect.

The role is based in Surrey - commutable from Hounslow, Twickenham, Kingston upon Thames, Mitcham, Croydon, Sutton, Epsom, Leatherhead, Weybridge and Staines with excellent access from London, Hampshire and Berkshire

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