Systems Engineer

Posted 01/05/2024 by Retrack Personnel Holdings Limited

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Enfield, Greater London
£45,000 - £50,000/annum

My client in Enfield is currently in need of a Systems Engineer.


A Systems Engineer is required within the Surveillance Systems business to develop and deliver Company and Customer Funded systems projects based upon THE COMPANYS technology. Activities will include all aspects of the Systems Engineering lifecycle from System Concept through to Delivery and Acceptance, including Bid Support, System Design and System Integration.

Applicants are required to be flexible in their approach to work, as every project and support issue presents different challenges. Applicants must also possess an aptitude for problem solving and have an eye for detail.



  • Experience of systems design, integration & test.
  • An understanding of Systems and Product lifecycles from concept through to delivery.
  • An understanding of a range of Engineering disciplines (Software, Mechanical, and Electrical).
  • Good inter-personal skills with the ability to communicate to all levels within the organisation and externally.
  • The flexibility to apply skills and knowledge across a number of different projects and products across the organisation.
  • Computer literate with a good standard of written English, capable of compiling accurate, detailed and well-presented technical proposals, specifications and reports.
  • A willingness to travel. (NB whilst this role is based at our Enfield premises, a certain amount of business travel will be required depending upon project requirements).
  • Degree (or equivalent) qualified in an engineering or science discipline.
  • Activities will include all aspects of the Systems Engineering lifecycle from System Concept through to Delivery and Acceptance, including Bid Support, System Design, Integration, Verification and Customer Acceptance.
  • You will be responsible for the specification, development, integration, verification and acceptance of systems for both Internal and External Customers.
  • You will have the ability to deal with a variety of people from different disciplines, organisations and nationalities on a daily basis to deliver the systems engineering aspects of projects, as required.
  • You will take an active role in the definition, realisation and proving of new products which build upon THE COMPANYS UK reputation for innovation and leading edge technology.
  • You will manage stakeholders throughout the system lifecycle through a pro-active approach and effective communication.
  • You will create a variety of technical documentation for both technical and non-technical readership.
  • Travel within the UK and overseas is required, and is considered a regular feature of this role. Requests could be made at short notice.
  • Any other task associated with this role

Desirable (Not Essential):

  • An understanding of Radar Systems is desirable, although not essential if other complementary skills demonstrate a capacity to understand new technologies quickly and effectively.
  • Experience of the whole product lifecycle (concept generation, concept demonstration, development, production and in-service support).
  • Experience of working with and developing systems using communications protocols. (e.g. RS485, RS232, TCP-IP, Canbus etc.)
  • Experience of working on product development for Naval Platforms.
  • Experience of working on or with Navigation equipment.
  • The ability to lead multi-skilled engineering teams.
  • The ability to deliver engineering packages of work to time, cost and quality.
  • Member of a Professional Engineering Institution (e.g. IMechE, IET, INCOSE).
  • UK Security clearance.
  • UK Driving License.

Salary - £50K

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