Systems Engineer - Radar, Sonar, Weapons

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Job Locations
UK-Surrey-Frimley | UK-England-Bristol
Position Type
Permanent or Fixed Term Contract
Position Category
Engineers & Technicians
Travel required
Visa sponsorship
Languages Required
English essential
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Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, quality services and management consulting for digital transformation.  We help businesses harness unrelenting technological change to successfully deliver innovations that will help them gain a competitive advantage and improve the everyday lives of people around the globe. 


We are seeking a Systems Engineer who will be a key member of the Product Systems team and will be applying their subject matter expertise and domain experience to support the Engineering Manager in delivering systems and products to the platform build and through-life support programmes.


  • The Systems Engineer will produce the following deliverables and outputs;
    • Production of systems engineering documentation such as System and Subsystem Requirements documents (SRD, SSRD), Verification Cross Reference Index (VCRI), and design documents such as the Systems Design Description (SDD).
    • Collation, production and presentation of documentation to support systems design reviews and high-level system testing.
    • Coordinate and contribute to System test and integration activities, with a focus of achieving integrated system certification and acceptance.
    • Liaise with multiple internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient engagement in support of system realisation.
    • Ensure design proving evidence is comprehensive, captured within the requirements management tools and has been endorsed by the appropriate level of authority.
    • Contribution to other project documentation such as Technical publications, operating instructions etc.
    • Project documentations generated, captured, configured and controlled in accordance with company processes.


  • The Systems Engineer will be required to have the following skills and experience;
    • Demonstrable experience in the specification, design and development of complex systems, aligned to ISO-15288 (via Waterfall / V-Model engineering lifecycle frameworks)
    • Knowledge of the system engineering lifecycle including delivery and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work  Responsibility for driving and influencing the design and development through coordination of activities in accordance with Systems Engineering processes, tools and techniques (e.g. requirements and acceptance management plan (RAMP), systems engineering management plan (SSEMP, Integration, Test, Evaluation and Acceptance Plan (ITEAP))
    • Reviewing and influencing the technical requirements and architectural design for allocation and realisation of systems, sub-systems and specialist domains (safety/security/ILS/ human factors engineering) to ensure the logical and systematic conversion to a complete, coherent and integrated set of equipment level requirements and designs to allow sub-contract design, development, qualification and acceptance
    • Presentation of acceptance evidence at design reviews to senior and external stakeholders. Articulating a clear understanding of the technical risks associated with the area of responsibility at the review panels.
    • Support the delivery of programme level design reviews, including stakeholder coordination, design baseline and voids management. Overseeing and input to the change management process and controlling project scope.
    • Coordination and management legislative processes for system, sub-system and equipment design against legislation and standards
    • Experience in requirements management in DOORS – preferred
    • Knowledge and experience of agile principles using scrum framework – preferred.
    • Experience using MBSE tools and techniques such as Sparx EA, Bizz Design, No Magic, SysML, UML, ArchiMate, TOGAF, SOSAF, or UAF - advantageous
    • Experience of Radar, Sonar, Underwater weapons and Above water weapons - advantageous

What do I need before I apply

  • Current SC Clearance.
  • UK Sole Nationality.


  • Collaborative working environment – we stand shoulder to shoulder with our clients and our peers through good times and challenges 
  • We empower all passionate technology loving professionals by allowing them to expand their skills and take part in inspiring projects  
  • Expleo Academy - enables you to acquire and develop the right skills by delivering a suite of accredited training courses 
  • Competitive company benefits such as medical and dental insurance, pension, life assurance, employee wellbeing programme, sports and social events, birthday hampers and much more!  
  • Always working as one team, our people are not afraid to think big and challenge the status quo 


“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”. 


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