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Date Added: Tue 17/01/2023

Systems Architect / Systems Engineer

Bristol, BS1, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £70/hour

World Class Defence Organisation is currently looking to recruit a Systems Architect subcontractor on initial 18 month contract. The role will be a mixture of remote working from home and onsite from either the companies; Bristol or Stevenage site (depending on your preference).

Hourly Rate: £70.00 per hour (Umbrella)

Contract Duration: 18 Months

Systems Architect / Systems Engineer Job Description:

As a Missile Systems Architect in one of Systems Design functions, you will deliver systems engineering expertise to major programmes developing the latest Complex Weapons capabilities for the UK Armed Forces in response to advanced threats in all domains (Air, Land, Sea).

Expect assignment to concept, assessment phase or demonstration phase contracts.


We are looking for Systems Engineering practitioners with experience in the following skill areas:

- Requirements and Use Case analysis

- System architecture design

- Functional modelling using SysML language (or equivalent) to define Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, State Diagrams and/or Block Diagrams

- Interfaces definition

- Model based engineering techniques, including MBSE

Essential Skills knowledge;

Practical application of systems engineering processes to develop and define the systems architecture and functional design for complex, safety critical and/or high integrity products, ideally within the defence, aerospace, or transport industries.

Use of functional modelling tools, such as Rhapsody, to define the architecture

Experience of managing the delivery of the system architecture definition, including guiding other systems engineers, and co-ordinating supporting engineering disciplines and subject matter experts

Interfacing with stakeholders, including customers or suppliers

Desirable Skills knowledge;

Knowledge of defining software requirements, software interfaces and architectures

Knowledge of missile related functionality: Launch, Separation & Gather, Mid-Course Guidance, Guidance and Homing

Recognised systems engineering expertise

Experience of working in AGILE teams and applying AGILE frameworks
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