System Engineer - Type 26 Combat Systems

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
25 Jun 2019
25 Jul 2019
Job Type

QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.  Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.  Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

Job description/Person specification Key accountabilities

1. Application of systems engineering approach and execution of key systems engineering activities on significant projects
2. Engaging with stakeholders, project managers and senior technical staff to ensure customer and business needs are satisfied appropriately and problems are mitigated
3. Leading a technical team in support of project objectives, structuring work of others and reviewing output
4. Determines overall systems engineering processes required to achieve technical and programmatic objectives applying broad knowledge of systems engineering
5. Eliciting requirements, understanding them, and addressing their satisfaction
6. Performing one or more of key systems engineering (e.g. requirements engineering, system design, and/or operation and support) and/or systems engineering management processes
7. Directs technical documentation in support of work carried out
8. Delivers work and reports on progress to project leads and customers
9. Anticipates and escalates major problems with appropriate business and professional discipline staff
10. Plans and structures own work
11. Understand and applies relevant regulatory, safety and technical standards to work and supports compliance
12. Responsible for managing the output of assigned junior systems engineers (of potentially different specialisms)

Experience and qualifications

1. Degree Level qualification or equivalent
2. CEng or equivalent
3. 7 - 10 years plus relevant experience in engineering/systems engineering

Particular skills/experience required

1. Management of GFI delivery in support of Type 26 programme
2. Knowledge of Type 23/26 combat systems and constituent equipment
3. Broad knowledge of naval combat systems engineering
4. Engagement with equipment suppliers
5. Management of delivery plans
6. Identification of delivery and technical issues
7. Reporting of progress etc. to customers

QinetiQ Systems Engineering Grading

GG10 - Associate
GG11 - Junior
GG12 - Senior
GG13 - Principal
GG14 - Senior Principal

QinetiQ offers an excellent salary and benefits package commensurate with a large international company some of which are highlighted below:-

• Career development across a diverse International organisation
• 50% off meals at selected restaurants , 40% off cinema tickets.
• Modern and collaborative working  environment
• Pension  - up to 10.5 % Company contributed
• Flexible Working , Social and family events
• Health Cash Plan , Health Screening, Employee Assistance  24/7
• Leading edge technology focus
• Private Medical Insurance  and Dental Insurance at additional cost
• Childcare or After School Club , Annual Leave Purchase  
• Personal Accident Insurance , Annual Travel Insurance
• Gym and sports facilities available at larger sites
• Payroll Giving and Volunteering  - helping charities and local community

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