Job Opportunity

Senior Systems Engineer

Job Title
Senior Systems Engineer

Purpose of job
To play a key role in systems engineering for allocated projects at a systems level from Bid stage through to final Acceptance

Reporting relationships
Line management within Engineering Division

Staff responsibility
Will be required to provide systems engineering leadership within a multi-disciplinary team

Winfrith, Dorset Innovation Park

Employment status
Permanent, Full Time

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Must have experience in working of engineering projects and in managing/leading system engineering activities
  • Practitioner level system engineering principles (particularly INCOSE –(International Council of Systems Engineers) -methods)
  • Experience in development of military (in particular maritime) systems preferred
  • Experience of designing products requiring with multiple design aspects
  • (mechanical/electrical/electronic and software)
  • Experience in requirements management. Experience with DOORS or DOORS NG (preferred)
  • Good communication and people interaction skills, including presentation and group discussions
  • Strong familiarity with Standards (particularly Military biased Def Stan, Mil-Spec …etc.)
  • Experience in requirements management. Use of DOORS or DOORS NG (preferred)
  • Use of design methods and tools. Use of UML/Enterprise Architect (preferred)
  • Management of Integration Test Evaluation and acceptance
  • Management of configuration control and change management
  • Awareness of managing to time cost and quality (preferred)
  • Degree or HND/HNC qualified in an Engineering discipline
  • Ability to gain SC security clearance (essential). Current SC clearance (preferred)


  • To apply strong systems engineering principles in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • The ability to communicate and influence at all levels in a dynamic organisation

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for delivering key system engineering outputs throughout the product lifecycle

Domain Skills
Any of the following domain skills would be beneficial to the delivery programme, a level of competence anywhere from practitioner to expert level.

  • Availability, reliability and maintainability
  • Submarine or ship fit physical installation systems, eg. cabling, layouts, guidance information, wild heat and other platform transverse qualifications
  • Integration, Test, evaluation and acceptance of maritime combat systems
  • Information assurance
  • C2 or CMS software systems
  • UWS sensors
  • Safety case/plans
  • External and/or internal communication systems
  • IFF, TDL and AIS integration
  • Navigation systems
  • AWS sensors
  • Countermeasures

Behavioural requirements

  • Ability to lead teams technically
  • Personally very organised and self-motivated; must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • The ability to extract key facts from large amounts of information
  • Effective communicational skills across multi-discipline projects
  • Flexible and adaptive. Confident, articulate and robust – must be able to withstand criticism
  • Effective time management within a multi-tasking environment
  • The ability to work effectively within a growing, changing workplace
  • Promote a “can do” attitude
  • Use expertise and knowledge to make a strong contribution to bids and projects

More information
Candidates must hold or be able to achieve the required level of security clearance.

How to apply
Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB