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  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

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  • Salary:

    Up to £60 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jeffrey Barr

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    11 October 2022

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Systems Design Engineer - £60per hour INSIDE IR35 - 6 months (Extensions highly likely) - Stevenage - SC security clearance required - 1 stage virtual interview - Sector: Defence & Aerospace

Yolk Recruitment are recruit for one of the UK's Leading defence and aerospace companies. The role is for a Systems Design Engineer to work on a project which is developing, building, and testing real hardware for a key aerospace sub-system. The role is to design the architecture and to develop the technical requirements for a tracking system.


  • Flow-down of system requirements to subsystem requirement specifications
  • Provide support to integration and testing teams in capturing test requirements and plans in DOORS
  • Define and maintain design justification record providing linkage from system requirements to subsystem requirements
  • Development of system-level test sequences
  • Liaise with subsystem teams, to ensure design proposals take into account existing design constraints
  • Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) - increasingly adopted within MBDA's System Engineering domain
  • Due to the sensitive nature of the work it is predominantly done onsite but there is some flexibility depending on project.


  • You will be able to perform requirements analysis and trade off studies to flow down requirements to seeker sub-assemblies, firmware and software
  • Experience using DOORS, or other SysML tools
  • You will be able to demonstrate your systems engineering experience
  • You will be able to demonstrate exposure to system requirements, as well as developing system architecture models and configuration control
  • You will be able to discuss hardware, firmware or software design constraints

Desirable Skills:

· Knowledge of RF or willing to learn