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Principal Systems Engineer

  • Surrey
  • Contract
  • £55.00 - £60.00 per hour

Key Responsibilities

  • identify and implement opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individual are maintained and improved.
  • Undertake functional design and/or provide specialist advice and qualification of their scope of responsibility and provide evidence for acceptance and fitness for purpose.
  • Confirm beyond reasonable doubt by review, surveillance and audit, that thoseassumptions underpinning engineering data, analysis methodologies, and interpretation of results have been validated.
  • To produce evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements and safetyjustifications and provide specialist support for associated activities.
  • To contribute to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecyclestages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities.
  • To liaise with both internal and external customers as required ensuring that theirrequirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed.
  • To undertake peer reviews or checking / verification tasks as directed.
  • To provide realistic programme status, identify problem areas and implement agreed recoveryplans.
  • To define the qualification obligations for the assurance hold points during build, test and commissioning.

  • Provide assurance to the Design Authority as to the adequacy and robustness of the SafetyCase and supporting documentation.
  • To provide support to the Certificate of Design activities appropriate to the discipline.
  • To articulate and present complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply
  • To be able to access, have a clear understanding of and apply the Quality and HS&E Management System documentation e.g. Process Instructions, Workmanship Standards, Risk Assessments etc. applicable to your particular work scope and to obey all HS&E rules and control measures.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Appropriate knowledge of the way in which the product is to be operated
  • Capable of achieving the appropriate Professional Institution membership
  • Experience in the management of business and technical interfaces
  • Honours Degree or equivalent experience in the appropriate discipline
  • Knowledge of the techniques of Systems Engineering
  • Sufficient experience to be able to identify unusual characteristics and other departures from normal practice that may require deeper investigation.
  • Sufficient knowledge of the range of disciplines involved in the product design to be able to identify the best design compromises.
  • The ability to analyse complex problems and identify the most critical issues.
  • Active SC clearance or eligable for clearance

AAP3 is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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