Senior/Principal Systems Engineer


Ref: 1283Sunday 15 November 2020

Enigma People Solutions is excited to have been engaged by an engineering solutions company with a proven track record that serves the product lifecycle needs of high technology companies to search for a talented Systems Engineer.

Our client is one of the largest engineering service providers that cater to diversified verticals. With its local-global model, our client combines physical proximity to the customer providing domain knowledge and ease of interaction; along with delivery from low cost locations that also provides easy resource ramp-up.

The successful candidate will have RF/EO systems experience, particularly in the development of Radar and EW systems (Including IRCM) but candidates with experience of other aerospace/ defence applications, space, nuclear, automotive or transportation sectors will be considered.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Understanding systems requirements, breakdown of requirements to sub-systems.
  • Production of engineering management plans
  • Production of SOWs and design review documentation
  • Lead/support generation of test strategy, test plans & test documentation
  • Planning/preparation of integration/test environment, including facilities, test equipment (custom/ COTS), tools & test/simulation software
  • Lead/support system integration and test activities, working closely with hardware, software & firmware teams to achieve project milestones/deliverables
  • Help to identify, investigate & resolve system integration issues
  • Lead/support verification of system & sub-system requirements
  • Define verification methods/ tests & show traceability to systems/sub-system requirements
  • Support system/sub-system Qualification testing, including generation of test reports
  • Lead/support system acceptance test activities
  • Participation in design reviews
  • Gather test evidence and prepare documentation for Certification/Qualification
  • Provide lab-based system demonstrations to customers / partner companies
  • Integrate systems on flight trials aircraft and support flight trials
  • Support platform integration with customer systems/aircraft, including in-field system software upgrades

Skills and Experience required:

  • Previous experience of RF or ECM/EW systems.
  • Experience of requirements management
  • Systems integration and/or test experience of complex, high-reliability systems
  • Experience of verification and validation (V&V) activities to achieve certification and acceptance
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplined Engineering teams
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able to generate high-quality documentation (test specifications, procedures & reports)


  • Experience of defining verification methods and generating tests requirements/procedures
  • Experience of showing traceability of V&V tests to systems requirements & generating/updating Verification Matrices (VCRMs) 
  • An understanding of MATLAB/Simulink
  • Experience in MBSE
  • Previous experience of working in a Trials or field role


  • HND/HNC, degree (BSc/BEng/MSc/MEng) in a relevant STEM-based subject or equivalent experience.
  • UK/ EU citizenship is mandatory to be able to clear the background checks and obtain SC clearance
  • Current valid SC clearance would be an advantage