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Systems Engineer - Maritime Projects

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    Technology & Digital

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  • Salary:

    £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum

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    Fraser Richings

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    25 July 2024

Job Title: Systems Engineer - Maritime Projects

Location: West London

Industry: Defence

Security Clearance: Active SC clearance or the ability to achieve SC clearance is required.

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Job Description:

Our client are seeking dynamic and experienced Systems Engineers to join our team, working on cutting-edge maritime projects within the UK defence industry. As a Systems Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the design, development, and integration of advanced maritime systems, ensuring the highest standards of performance and reliability.

Key Responsibilities:

- Design, develop, and integrate complex systems for maritime applications, ensuring compliance with project requirements and industry standards.

- Conduct system-level design and analysis, including requirements definition, system architecture, and interface design.

- Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to ensure seamless integration of subsystems and components.

- Develop and execute test plans, procedures, and reports to verify and validate system performance.

- Support the implementation of system modifications and upgrades, ensuring minimal disruption to ongoing operations.

- Provide technical expertise and guidance throughout the project lifecycle, from concept development to final delivery.

- Prepare and present technical documentation, including design specifications, test plans, and status reports, to stakeholders and project management.

- Ensure compliance with relevant safety, quality, and security standards and regulations.


- Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field. A Master's degree is a plus.

- Proven experience in systems engineering within the defence industry, preferably in maritime projects.

- Strong understanding of systems engineering principles, including requirements management, system design, integration, and verification.

- Proficiency with systems engineering tools and methodologies.

- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.

- Strong communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical information clearly and concisely.

- Active SC clearance or the ability to achieve SC clearance is essential.

Preferred Skills:

- Experience with Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) tools and techniques.

- Knowledge of maritime systems and technologies, including sonar, radar, communication, and navigation systems.

- Familiarity with industry standards and best practices in systems engineering and defence projects.

- Project management experience or certification (e.g., PMP) is a plus.


- Competitive salary and benefits package.

- Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.

- Engaging and challenging projects in the cutting-edge field of defence technology.

- Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Application Process:

To apply, please submit your CV and a cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience relevant to this role. We look forward to welcoming dedicated and skilled professionals to our team who are passionate about contributing to the defence and security of the UK.

Our client is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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