Job posted10 JanSystems Engineer - MODE 5

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: Please enquire
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
  • Closing Date: 07/02/2019

Job description

Systems Engineer

A Systems Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Bristol

This is a 6-month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Systems Engineer contract role

A Platform Systems Engineer is needed to join the systems engineering team within the Mode 5 IFF programme Integrated Project Team, part of the S3 (Support and Service Solutions) Line of Business at my defence client in Bristol.

Key skills required for the Systems Engineer


  • A degree-level qualification (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline
  • Demonstrable experience of the systems engineering lifecycle, with particular focus on early lifecycle phases
  • Ability to produce clear and concise technical documentation
  • Ability to demonstrate and apply system-level thinking
  • A proven track record in schedule adherence and achieving high standards
  • Knowledge of new and existing Mode 5 IFF technologies and products


  • Previous experience of working with IFF systems.
  • Worked with Regulatory Authorities
  • Previous experience in conducting End to End test planning and execution.
  • Hands on experience with some of the software tools used on the programme, DOORS, System Architect, Teamcenter, SAP is preferred.

The role is based in Bristol - commutable from Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Worcester, Cirencester, Swindon, Devizes, Trowbridge, Bath, Taunton, Bridgwater, Weston-Super-Mare, Newport and Cardiff

If you are a Systems Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Systems opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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