Systems Engineer

Location:  Yeovil, England
Salary:  GBP60000 - GBP65000 per annum

Systems Engineer

Key Responsibilities:
Leadership of the Engineering and Safety Programme as directed leadership, and local direction of the Chief System Safety Engineer.
Undertake the following tasks:
Providing engineering technical support to programme partners.
Review, Analyse, Resolve and Report on Defence Air Service Occurrence Reports (DASORs).
Conduct joint reviews of DASORs with programme partners and the Delivery Team.
Prepare and manage Basis of Estimates for engineering and safety activities.
Oversee and support the safety programme, including development and maintenance of Safety Management Plans, sub-contractor/supplier interfacing elements, safety assessments (e.g hazard analyses), update of in-service safety artefacts (e.g hazard logs, safety cases, safety reports).
Act as the local Team Lead for the Safety Engineers based at Yeovil.
Raise, prepare and manage electronic Change Forms (eCFs).
Support and/or chair Project Safety Committees, Safety Review Meeting and Technical Interface Meetings.
Report in-service technical and safety related issues and concerns to chief engineers throughout the wider organisation.

Required skills:
Recent, relevant experience of implementation of systems and/or safety programmes in a prime contractor/systems integration environment.
Merlin System or Aircraft System Design / Development / Integration / Testing experience, including experience of both hardware and software aspects.
Strong technical foundation in System Engineering principles and practice.
Ability to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
Ability to take ownership of technical issues and drive them to closure.
Ability to take technical ownership for internal and external customer deliverables.
Ability to scrutinise subcontractor technical submissions and provide constructive feedback.
Experience of providing technical briefings/presentations to Senior Engineers / Management.
Experience of developing effective relationships with customers and suppliers both internal and external.
Proven ability to learn new skills quickly.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Desired skills:
An interest in developing team leadership skills.
Knowledge of safety standards and legislation, including
UK and EU safety related legislation (e.g. Health and Safety at Work Act)
Def Stan 00-056, Def-Stan 00-055, Mil Std 882, IEC61508, JSP 430
Hazard Management
Event Tree and Fault Tree development
Understanding of the Military Aviation Authority Regulatory Articles as they apply to Rotary Aircraft, in particular the RA 1200 series
Understanding Def-Stan 00-970, and its application to Rotary platforms
Understanding of Def-Stan 00-972

The System Engineer role will involve working on UK classified programmes the candidate must therefore be willing and able to obtain a security clearance.

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