AWE is currently recruiting for Systems Engineers at various stages in their career, to contribute to the successful operations of the Orion Facility (the foremost facility in the UK for Laser Physics) providing Systems Engineering skills to AWE programmes; working closely with a Senior Engineer, Project Manager or Engineering Task Manager, to ensure that Systems Engineering methods, tools and processes are used to best effect. These roles offer excellent career progression opportunities, as well as the benefits of having every other Friday off!
Location - Reading/Basingstoke area
Package - £33,850 - £55,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)
AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:
Market leading contributory pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement (270 hours a year, including Bank Holidays, plus every other Friday off)
Flexible working hours
Salary sacrifice scheme
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
What will you be responsible for?
Contributing to long term plans in support of life-cycle phases using Systems Engineering best practice
Analysing and translating stakeholder needs into technical requirements
Undertaking requirements derivation, architecture development and system simulation
Undertaking modelling and simulation to explore problem space and potential system solutions
Undertaking requirements verification and validation and support technology teams' derivation of verification and validation events, test cases, test plans and test specifications, to support integration activities
Undertaking test results analysis and documentation
Performing trade studies and analysing the relative benefits/merits of competing solutions
Supporting development and delivery of viable technical solutions that meet customer requirements
Whilst not considered a checklist, we are keen to hear from candidates who have any of the following:
Proven experience in Systems Engineering techniques
A strong understanding of Systems Engineering management tools
Strong communication skills (written and oral)
Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
Good working knowledge of Excel
Ideally candidates will hold a HND/NVQ4 level in an engineering vocational qualification supported by considerable practical experience or equivalent.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.