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Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Hudson Shribman is currently looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our West Sussex based client permanently.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Champion the systems engineering discipline within the engineering team, providing continuous improvement to processes, mentoring/training of staff and providing recommendations to the Engineering Director aligned with the Strategic Plan

  • Support project managers in the formation of project plans, estimates, identification and management of risk/issues, project reporting and adherence to schedule and cost

  • Identify cost and schedule reduction opportunities during project planning and through the project lifecycle

  • Solicit from stakeholders and derive system level functional and performance requirements at the outset of projects and manage compliance through life.

  • Support the team in the analysis, breakdown and derivation of requirements for lower-level subsystems and engineering disciplines

  • Provide system architectural designs and trade-off analyses

  • Take technical leadership of multi-discipline engineering design projects and guide other engineers during development project phases.

  • Engage with supply chain, production and test departments throughout the development process to optimise the design for manufacture and test

  • Lead design reviews with customers

  • Take a hands-on leadership role in the planning and execution of integration, validation and verification, compliance and commissioning aspects of the products

  • Provide line management and career coaching of direct reports as required.


The successful applicant will possess:

  • A strong degree in a relevant engineering discipline

  • Demonstrable passion for the systems engineering discipline

  • Demonstrable understanding and experience in requirements capture and through-life management

  • At least 5 years experience in systems engineering on multidisciplinary projects

  • At least 5 years experience of cradle to grave product development, including verification and validation and beyond

  • Proven experience in leading and successfully delivering multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Design experience in products requiring combined mechanical, electronic and software components.

  • Evidence of drive and initiative for continuous improvement

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrable initiative/innovation in problem-solving

  • Good all-around practical understanding of electrical and electronics systems.

  • Highly organised and methodical with an eye for detail.

  • The ability to work independently of other staff when required.

  • A flexible, conscientious and diligent attitude.

  • A resilient and adaptable approach at all times.

  • A team-orientated approach with the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders.

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