AWE is currently recruiting for a Principal Systems Engineer to join our team, providing Dependability (Availability, Reliability, Maintainability and Safety) support to technically challenging projects.
The role comes with excellent benefits and a bespoke training to enhance the successful candidate's skill set.
Principal Systems Engineer (Dependability)
Location: Reading / Basingstoke area
Package: £55,450- £80,000 (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:
In the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) era, AWE relies on cutting-edge science and computational methodologies to verify the safety and effectiveness of the warhead stockpile, without conducting live testing.
Market leading contributory pension scheme
Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
Flexible working hours
Salary sacrifice scheme
Funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body
AWE Life Insurance
Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
Relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)
This role will require you to work within a rigorous assurance framework and the key responsibilities will be:
To produce high quality technical reports and presentations
Undertake analysis, modelling and simulation to provide estimations, allocations and predictions
Development of credible strategies and plans to deliver project deliverables to time, cost and quality requirements
To engage with Subject Matter Experts and other stakeholders, providing specialist Dependability support as necessary (Strategic Technical Authority)
To develop your expertise in Dependability engineering and where appropriate, provide support and mentoring to less experienced engineers
Whilst not considered a check list, we will be looking for candidates to be able to demonstrate some of the following:
Systems Engineering knowledge and experience
Some experience of Reliability toolsets e.g. Failure modes and effects analysis (FMEA, FMECA)
Specialist experience of Dependability (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability) Engineering on complex systems or projects
Experience of in-service reliability assurance
Experience in product development but facilities experience may be relevant
Data analysis and technical report writing skills suitable for a range of audiences
Ability to understand technical specifications and requirements, compliance, verification
Good interpersonal skills, able to engage and communicate well with a broad range of stakeholders
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.