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Systems Design Engineer, Glasgow

Systems Design Engineer (Vehicle Optronics)

Hays Engineering are delighted to have been invited to present applications for multiple vacancies for the position of Systems Design Engineer for a major name in Electronics manufacturing in the Glasgow area. The business operates from a purpose built factory, producing hardware and associated software on a bespoke basis. They are world renown and truly innovative as they service a variety of sectors with electronic equipment.

Your new role

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced systems design engineer with significant vehicle expertise to deliver the role of Vehicle Systems Design Engineer / Architect in support of the Vehicle Optronics and Sensors Group. The role holder reports to the Systems Engineering Discipline Manager and will be allocated primarily to projects in the Vehicles Optronics and Sensors Business area. The key individual responsibilities are:

  • To provides technical leadership for bids and project Engineering Reviews.
  • To identify and review technical risks, opportunities and mitigation plans throughout the bid and project phases;
  • To define and propose candidate architectures to meet customer/stakeholder needs
  • To creates the technical specifications with acceptance criteria for subsystems,
  • To define the integration, verification, validation, qualification, certification and acceptance methods,
  • Be responsible for collated results and evidence.
  • To ensure, with the support of Specialty Engineering experts & Safety/HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) stakeholders:
  • That candidate solutions meet regulatory requirements including all applicable standards and legislation. This includes product safety & security and Environmental/HSE requirements and standards,
  • That solution designs take into account the contractual requirements,
  • That all related certification activities are performed correctly;

What you’ll need to succeed
The successful candidate will be a talented Systems Design Engineer with experience of conceptual and detailed design, Integration and delivery, coupled with a proven capability of delivering mission system programmes. The candidate will have demonstrable experience interfacing with internal and external customers, understanding system requirements in the Vehicle Systems domain. Applications are welcomed from individuals possessing the following:

Essential Skills:
  • Substantial experience in System design and development of complex hardware and software systems;
  • Proven experience in working collaboratively across multiple product development and specialist domain teams
  • Proven track record of working and delivering on Vehicle Architecture solutions for a defence programme ,
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of the fundamentals of Model Based Systems Engineering and SysML.
  • Proficient in the use of Requirement Management tools (e.g. DOORS);

Desirable Skills:
  • Additional expertise in Land Systems and Armoured Fighting Vehicle domains
  • Awareness of architectural frameworks such as MoDAF and DoDAF,
  • Knowledge and experience of open vehicle architectures
  • Ability to use tools such as Matlab, Simulink & MathCad
  • Experienced in the use of Rhapsody or Enterprise Architect

What you'll get in return

We couldn’t be more animated about this business. It’s definitely the right time to join a growing global business with local roots. The package offered is exceptional for this sector of industry and unrivalled. The salary is between £50,000- 55,000 PA. With your hard work and dedication, you are certain to progress a specialist career in electronic engineering with the business

Benefits include:
  • Excellent matched +1 pension contribution
  • Annual wage increases
  • Training and mentoring, and formal qualifications
  • Flexible hours based on a 37 hour week
  • 27 days leave +8 statutory holidays
  • Paid OT at x 1.5
  • Life assurance x 2 minimum – could increase to x 8
  • Health care cash plan
  • Profit Gain Share plan bonus – depends on company performance
  • Holiday buy and sell
  • Annual bonuses available after development to higher grade salary

What you need to do now

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Job Type:
Engineering and Manufacturing
£50,000- £55,000
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Talk to a Consultant

Talk to Catherine Gokcezade, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Belfast

5th Floor, Donegall House, Donegall Square North, Belfast, BT1 5GB

Telephone: 02890446911

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