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Systems Engineer

Salary: CompetitiveStart date: ASAPLocation: SouthamptonContract type: Permanent

Job description

Airborne RF Electronics Design & Development 

The Company is an international leader in electronic and information technologies for defence systems, aerospace, data, infrastructures, land security and protection and sustainable ’smart’ solutions. They employ 4,000 people across the UK. In addition to achieving ‘Investors In People’ accreditation, they won the Queens Awards for enterprise and international trade. They are entering a period of expansion offering exciting opportunities to work at the forefront of technology.


Location: Southampton

Salary: £Negotiable and  Excellent benefits including an award winning pension.

Key Skills: Systems Engineering, Airborne RF Sensor & Communication Systems,  Design & Development, Stakeholder Management, Decision-Making.   Job Description 

  We are seeking Systems Engineers who have the skills and experience, as well and the energy and enthusiasm to actively support the development of current and next generation airborne RF sensor and communication electronic systems within the Electronic Warfare domain. Working within a multi-disciplined team, you will be involved in a wide variety of activities across the systems engineering lifecycle. You will have the opportunity to interact with and learn from a wide-range of technical experts as well as engaging with our customer community. You will be involved in the development of cutting-edge sensor products and technologies, utilising industry-leading tools, techniques and process.   

Key Responsibility Areas 

  You will have responsibility for supporting your team in achieving project delivery solutions in accordance with agreed schedules and to the required standards. You should be familiar with the overall systems engineering lifecycle and possess a strong aptitude for technical problem-solving and decision-making, as well as a desire for personal learning and development. Your role will require you to develop excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and therefore an element of travel within the UK and abroad is to be anticipated. 

  Skills, Qualifications & Knowledge Required 

  You should have as a minimum an undergraduate degree in Engineering or related scientific discipline, alongside experience of the following:    • Familiarity with airborne RF electronics technology, performance, and operational concepts

• Supporting aspects of product design, development and delivery

• Understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle and review gates

• Creating, updating and managing requirements to enable correct flow-down and traceability

• Creating, updating and managing test procedures to prove requirements compliance  • Managing end-to-end lifecycle traceability and reporting to achieve certification and delivery

• Following engineering lifecycle processes and supporting the reporting of key measures

• Mentoring of junior personnel (e.g. STEM activities) • Ability to effectively manage own time, potentially across multiple activities

• Working with a range of technical and non-technical project stakeholders across multiple disciplines

• Contributing to the capture and management of risk

• Supporting the provision of cost/schedule estimates and performing peer review for others

• Delivery of assigned tasking to agreed cost, schedule, and quality requirements, iaw engineering processes and engineering plans

• Actively support knowledge sharing and exploitation of best practice    We will support your continuing professional development with both formal and informal training opportunities.     We work in a modern, flexible environment that aims to accommodate your personal needs wherever possible.

Cordius Ltd team offers unrivalled expertise; a flexible and personal approach of successful recruitment within Engineering, Supply Chain and Technical disciplines - our highly experienced team of specialist consultants offer professional and transparent services to match the individual needs of both clients and candidates.

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