Senior Systems Engineer Ref# PK7777

  • South East, Horsham, UK
  • £45000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Free on-site parking, Group Pension Plan – up to 4% matched employer contributions and much more!
  • Permanent
  • PK7777

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading Design and Manufacturing business that specialises in electro-optics and supply into a variety of markets across the globe.

They have an immediate requirement for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer who will play a key part in leading the full design and development life cycle of electronic systems, hardware and embedded software.

Key Responsibilities for the Senior Systems Engineer:

  • 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 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 provide guidance to other engineers during development project phases.

Key Skills & Experience for Senior Systems Engineer:

  • 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 of systems engineering on multidisciplinary projects.
  • At least 5 years’ experience of cradle to grave product development, including verification and validation and beyond.
  • Proven experience of 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.

 Company Benefits:

  • Group Pension Plan – up to 4% matched employer contributions.
  • Income Protection Scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Employee Help@Hand Service gives you and your family access to 4 key services including; remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service, physiotherapy consultations.
  • Life Assurance Policy, including Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline.
  • Company Share Incentive Plan and Save as you Earn Scheme.
  • Group Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme.
  • Wellbeing initiatives, including access to Aviva Wellbeing App and the addition of mental health support for all employees plus regular activities across our sites to support and promote wellbeing.
  • Regular Sports and social activities.
  • Employee discounts scheme (inc access to an additional wellbeing hub).
  • Recruitment recommendation bonus.
  • Excellent Learning & Development opportunities.
  • Great working environment with free, onsite car parking across all our locations.

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