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System Engineer

  • Lancashire
  • Contract
  • £37.00 - £42.00 per hour

System Engineer

Role Summary

We have an exciting new contract opportunity based in Warton as a System Engineer.

The role will be an initial 6 month contract and will provide you with support the design and delivery of an IT System for the Mission Data Planning System, Sceptre. The ideal candidate will have experience of developing and configuring Microsoft Windows based client/server systems in a virtualised environment for a secure network.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management and interpretation of customer requirements to aid with the production of the initial system design and specification.
  • Liaison with the team’s specialist hardware and computing engineers to assist them in the correct production of sub-system specifications.
  • Integration of the sub-system components in accordance with the system design
  • Production of system integration test procedures to fully test the system whilst showing compliance with the original design requirements.
  • Adherence to relevant Air and departmental design standards and processes.
  • Supporting internal and customer design reviews including formal Engineering Lifecycle Design Reviews.
  • Supporting system commissioning at customer premises.
  • Complete computing system configuration activities including documentation and release.
  • Liaison with the team’s specialist hardware and computing engineers to assist them in the correct production of sub-system specifications.
  • Integration of the sub-system components in accordance with the system design.
  • Production of system integration test procedures to fully test the system whilst showing compliance with the original design requirements.
  • Adherence to relevant Air and departmental design standards and processes.
  • Supporting system commissioning at customer premises.
  • Complete computing system configuration activities including documentation and release.
  • Completion of all activities to the agreed budget and delivery schedule.

Key skills & qualifications

  • Essential – Degree educated in a science/engineering discipline or HND/HNC with sound experience of the Engineering Lifecycle
  • Essential – Competent in the setting up and configuring of physical IT hardware and the creation of virtualised server environments for secure networks
  • Essential – Competent in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Desirable – Knowledge of the IBM Telelogic DOORS Requirements Management
  • Supporting internal and customer design reviews including formal Engineering Lifecycle Design Reviews.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office Word, Windows GPO, Window Active Directory and Hypervisor skills, they should have good Excel PowerPoint Systems Engineering and IBM Rational DOORS
  • Communication is essential, Team Working and Self-Motivation desirable
  • NVQ and HNC/HND/Degree 4

What we’re looking for in you

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Well-developed analytical/ problem solving/ decision making skills.

Strong organisational skills who is adaptable in a fast-paced environment.

Stakeholder management skills.

Location: Warton

Rate: £41.63 per hour (INSIDE IR35)

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

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