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to £80,000 DOE


City of Edinburgh

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Matt Golebiewski

Systems Engineering Technical Team Lead

Enigma People Solutions is excited to be recruiting a Systems Engineering Technical Team Lead for an outstanding, well funded, start up organisation that has the ambition to change the world. Building on proven and new technology our client is building a new team in Edinburgh that will optimise and commercialise an innovation set to change existing electricity grid architecture.
Our client is formed from the desire to solve global challenges facing our society and environment. Specifically, with innovation in deep tech, they are revolutionising energy distribution systems. 

Your Role 
Reporting directly to the CTO you will take a technical leadership role over control systems aspects of the project. As the technical team leader you will manage the team culture, providing guidance and assistance through the design and analysis process. You will also manage the technical development of the monitoring, processing, software and control aspects of the project all the way through to full commercialisation. 

In this role you will:
Provide direction and leadership to all members of the team on research, requirements development
Manage scope and schedule for the project through a dynamic functional requirements process
Facilitate research and development operations to enable optimum productivity for your team
Review and sign off  on documentation including research papers, design documents, and test plans
Interact with clients and partner companies/institutions
Utilise design by rationalised constraint 
Undertake scientific research and data acquisition to inform design pathway opportunities
Complete sophisticated conceptual design based on functional and non-functional requirements
Use advanced simulation tools to produce high fidelity models of electromagnetic and electronic systems, both static and dynamic
Undertake lab based testing of physical hardware
Design and implement algorithms for evolutionary design
Analyse test data and iterate design schematics for improvement
Work on collaboration projects with partner universities in UK, US and Australia 
Key skills required:
Demonstrated knowledge and expertise of the application of systems engineering and systems design architecture
Requirements analysis
Engineering elegant solutions to allow processing of large amounts of data on tight timescales
Programming experience in multiple object-oriented or functional languages
Operating, database and industrial communications systems design and development
Static and dynamic simulation modelling and analysis
Knowledge of PLC and SCADA systems and languages
An understanding of agile practices 

Required Experience
BEng / BSc Degree in Electrical / Mechatronic / Systems Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
Strong experience in industry (or academic research) fields related to electrical and power systems

Competencies (traits and attributes)
Reliably manage scope and schedule
Lead and empower team to accomplish targets and goals
Considered and rational thinker
Open-minded and creative problem solver 

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