Systems Engineer – Outside IR35 (Hybrid working)

RC Fornax


Contract posted on January 16, 2023

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Crawley, UK


RC Fornax

RC Fornax is looking for a Systems Engineer to work on the system design phase for one of the latest Electronic Warfare systems, delivering into the Royal Navy.

This will be based 3 days per week on site in Crawley, and the rest working from home.

You must be a UK National with active SC Clearance for this role.

 Essential Characteristics:

  • Expertise in requirements engineering using DOORS specifically the interpretation of customer requirements through a design to the creation of decomposed / allocated requirements for each sub-system.
  • Expertise in the analysis of customer requirements to identify and define a system design that satisfies those requirements and is able to be implemented by the elements of the system. For example, creation of a system design to meet maintenance, availability or quality requirements.
  • Able to document designs, capture assumptions and trade-offs, present design to system architects and sub-system leads and obtain team buy-in.
  • Experienced in working with complex electronic systems composed of many system elements interfacing using serial and Ethernet interfaces.
  • Experience with working with multi-discipline systems and teams – mechanical, analogue and digital electronics, software and firmware.

Preferred Characteristics – 1 or more of the following:

  • Experience of system design and standards for military projects ideally with experience of the naval domain
  • Experience of EW system design and preferably Radar Electronic Support Measures
  • Experience of RF system design in either comms or radar systems
  • Experience of leading multi-discipline design teams
  • Experience in the use of JIRA or similar task management tools
  • Knowledge of MBSE, possibly SysML and ideally Capella.

Required to:

  • Identify, document and agree with sub-system owners a system level design concept to satisfy a specific set of non-functional customer requirements such as BITE or command and control
  • Define and document interfaces between internal system elements and between the system and external systems.