Senior Systems Engineer

SA Group
£60,000.00 to £80,000.00 /year
Closing date
12 Jul 2020
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Senior Systems Engineer

Based in Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Reference ID: SAG/20/001

Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £60,000.00 to £80,000.00 /year

Role Description

SA Group Ltd is looking for a Senior Systems Engineering consultant to strengthen our growing team of expert consultants.

To be a relevant candidate for this opportunity you will be a Principal / Senior Systems Engineer, educated to Masters’ Degree standard, with wide-ranging experience across the defence and nuclear domains. The role will introduce you to a varied and exciting array of research and scientific programmes so having an interest and background in this field would be preferable.

As well as the technical skills you will be able to quickly build rapport with senior management and be able to manage teams as you will the main point of contact and activities representing SA Group.

The key professional competencies you will be able to demonstrate are the elicitation and management of User and System requirements, the implementation and execution of Systems Engineering methodology & processes throughout the system lifecycle cycle, the production and presentation of validation and verification evidence, capability management, options analysis and balance of investment studies, you will be familiar with creating SEMP (Systems Engineering Management Plan) and RAMP (Requirements and Acceptance Management Plan) and you will be an accomplished communicator with the capabilities and gravitas to provide precise briefings and written work from strategic to delivery to detailed technical correspondence.

To provide some further context the qualifications, skills and experience required and desired are as follows:

  • INCOSE CSEP qualified (or evidence of working towards) minimum;
  •  BSc in Systems Engineering, Physics, or equivalent experience;
  • CEng chartered or working towards chartered status;
  • Minimum of 10+ years’ experience in a Systems Engineering role;
  • Strong understanding of the Systems Engineering life cycle and Systems Thinking;
  • Experience of writing Systems Engineering Management Plan’s (SEMP) for large/complex systems;
  • The ability to understand and manage associated risks;
  • Civil Nuclear experience is highly desirable;
  • Prior experience within Defence, Space or Rail industries is desirable.
  • Please be aware that all applicants must have UK SC security clearance (or higher) or have the ability to gain necessary clearance


  • Life insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private medical/dental insurance
  • Company events & social hours
  • On-site parking

Who We Are

SA Group is a Cyber Security, P3M and Technical consultancy working in Defence Security plus broader public service and blue chip commercial markets. We have ambitious growth plans over the next 5 years, aiming to expand into new sectors and internationally too. A recent strategic review of the business structure has created a number of new consultancy positions to help achieve this growth.

The company is made up of around 50 consultants and business support professionals and and our head office is based in a beautiful rural location near Westbury, Wiltshire. We are a highly energetic, tenacious and meritocratic team with grown up, people focused values. 

To Apply

If this opportunity is of interest, please click apply now which will take you to our vacancy page on our website. We would be pleased to schedule a call and discuss the role in further detail.

SA Group is a Cyber SecurityP3M, Digital and Technical consultancy working in Defence, Security plus broader public service and blue chip commercial markets.

SA Group is an independent technology, security and business management company that provides specialist consultancy advice and support services, across the breadth of business needs.

The core of our company supports the Public Sector, notably in the Defence sector where we have over 10 years of experience. We take what we learn from these most complex and demanding projects to enhance our range of services within the commercial sector.

We have successfully delivered programmes, projects and technical solutions in the areas of IT, risk, procurement, assurance and certification compliance along with elements of security, from physical access to technical controls for HMG and industry. We have an established reputation for the provision of objective and independent technical and commercial support in complex business and physical environments. We use our expertise to advise, support and solve clients’ problems, assigning highly motivated, professionally qualified personnel to assist in all aspects of a project.

This experience provides our clients with consultants who have an embedded culture of information security and procedural excellence, a pragmatic approach to tackling complex tasks and a focus on successful delivery for the client. Our reputation is built upon our ability to deliver quality solutions in line with our customers objectives and ensures that our brand remains credible in a congested market.

SA Group pride ourselves on our professional certification, holding ISO 9001 (Quality Management System), ISO 27001 (Information Security Management System) and ISO 22301 (Business Continuity Management System), along with Cyber Essentials Plus, giving our clients’ peace of mind that our internal procedures are certified to an internationally recognised standard.

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