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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Systems Engineer - Defence Industry - Reading

Reading, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £45000 - £70000/annum company benefits

As Systems Engineer, design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and combat sub-systems for in‑service and future submarines.

The Role

Key accountabilities for the Systems Engineer are:

Supporting your team to ensure that the technical requirements of the combat systems and products are correctly identified, documented and managed, so we can demonstrate that our work meets its contractual, safety and environmental obligations.

Ensuring that design proving evidence is comprehensive and has been endorsed by the appropriate level of authority to support technical and business milestones.

Supporting the definition and associated acceptance criteria of your project through design, build, integration, installation and commissioning activities.

Providing technical support to shipbuilder installation and/or integration activities (included in-service refitting authorities). You will have or develop an understanding of the customer Operational Defect (OPDEF) and maintenance processes to be able to provide specialist technical advice as required.


To be considered for the role of Systems Engineer, you should be able to demonstrate:

Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)

Understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work

Recognition of the need to apply relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations

Knowledge and experience of requirements management processes and tools, such as DOORS

Understanding and knowledge of validation & verification, or test and acceptance activities and processes

Understanding of system design techniques such as Object-Oriented Analysis/Design, Model-Based Systems Engineering

The Package

The salary on offer for the Systems Engineer role is negotiable based upon experience

This position will be based in Reading

To Apply

To apply for the role of Systems Engineer, or to have an initial discussion about this or any other vacancy, please email your CV

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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