Chief Systems Engineer - DV clearance required
Our client is a central government body responsible for the United Kingdom's civil space programme. They are seeking a DV cleared Chief Systems Engineer for an initial 6 month contract to be based in inner London.
Role: Chief Systems Engineer
Contract Length: 6 months initially
Location: Inner London
IR35: Out of Scope
Pay Rate to Candidate: GBP 1000 neg for the right candidate
Security Clearance: DV clearance
CV Deadline: COP Tuesday 20th Aug
Interview Process: F2F in London
o Bachelor's or Master's Degree or equivalent is required in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Physics, or similar.
o Active DV clearance
o Deep knowledge of GNSS theory and practice
o Deep knowledge of implementing RF and Digital Signal Processing techniques into practical engineering implementation and bringing to an operational context.
o Extensive experience demonstrating skills in engineering within complex system engineering environments/programmes, experience in space, ground, operations or sustainment segments of a space programme is of preference, in particular, GNSS
o [Ideally] Experience of leading open architecture system development efforts throughout the entire systems engineering life cycle
o Experience, knowledge and understanding of the Enterprise Architect and DOORS tools
o Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment.
o Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
o Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
o Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organisational skills.
Job Title: Chief Systems Engineer
High Level responsibilities/deliverables
* Technical oversight of UK GNSS System Level activities, reporting to the Technical Director (GNSS)
o Ensuring effective integration across space, ground, operations, and system segment activities and products; hardware and software
o Coordinating system integration requirements
o Applying lessons learned from similar space architecture system efforts to ensure successful definition, planning and development
o Interacting and collaborating with contractor(s) and government leads to ensure that all system level interface requirements are consistent
o Supporting the UK GNSS programme to define, capture, and maintain the system level technical, schedule, and cost risks throughout the EDDP and developing risk mitigation courses of action and assessing impacts of risks and proposed changes.
o Developing, documenting, executing, integrating and evolving engineering processes as required to support the design and development of the system segment within the EDDP
o Support to preparation of ITTs and other relevant technical documentation
o Developing briefings, plans, papers, and other documentation in support of UK GNSS EDDP