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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location: Portsmouth
  • Salary: £45.00 - £46.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Joe Bancroft
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Client: BAE Systems
  • Expiry Date: 12 August 2022
  • Job Ref: BH78476JS_1656667994

Opportunities like this don't come around often… would you like the challenge of supporting a business making an impact on some of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now? Do you have what it takes? Yes? Then this is the job for you!!

Due to continued investment, this manufacturing business at the cutting edge of technology is searching for the perfect Senior Systems Engineer to join their growing team in Portsmouth on an initial 12-month contract. This role pays £45.50 per hour Inside IR35.

The successful candidate will be awarded with this phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The Role

Within the Senior Systems Engineer role, you'll be responsible for:

* Technical accountability for tasks and provide guidance to systems engineers.
* Discern and decompose requirements to system and sub-systems level and manage these in an approved toolset such as IBM DOORS.
* Undertake technical reviews, systems integration, test planning and execution.


To succeed within the Senior Systems Engineer role, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

* Understanding of engineering principles and approaches underpinning design and development activities and be capable of systems thinking, applying holistic approaches to complex problems.
* Knowledge and experience of systems engineering.
* Experience of working with contemporary technologies and concepts e.g. AR/VR, AI/ML, autonomy, IoT, digital twins, MBSE etc.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

* Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
* Achieve a work/life balance
* Work on long term contracts
* Develop your skills at a prestigious company
* Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Senior Systems Engineer, please send your CV to the Aerospace and Defence team via the 'apply now' button.

Not currently available? We'd still like to hear from you! This business is growing considerably in the upcoming months, and JAM will be supporting with the pipelining for their contract labour.

***PLEASE NOTE: Start dates are imminent so apply now!!!***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment agency with regards to this position.

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