Systems Engineer, Crawley

Last update 2024-06-19
Expires 2024-07-19
ID #2045407789
Systems Engineer, Crawley
United Kingdom, Hampshire, Crawley,
Modified February 26, 2024


Thales people provide armed forces customers with operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defence mission systems solutions at land, sea, and air. Our platforms extend across the battlespace including Above and Sonar, Electronic Combat, and Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Primary Purpose of the Role:
The Graduate Systems Engineer will be working on a project in one of the ISR portfolios. This role will perform some of the engineering activities required to develop a solution/product whilst achieving customer satisfaction of the delivered solution/ product, under the supervision of senior engineers in the team.

The position requires a motivation to learn and develop knowledge and experience of the full systems engineering life cycle.

Key Responsibilities and Tasks:
Formalisation and management of requirements through DOORS.
Formalisation of the specifications used to develop the solution.
Support and undertake IVVQ activities.
Trade-off analysis, modelling and simulation.
SE and IVVQ related documentation.
Support project safety and airworthiness requirements and understand their implications on implementation activities.
To work towards developing domain and engineering knowledge and skills through a DAP and ideally targeting a C Eng by developing skills and experience against an appropriate knowledge framework such as IET or INCOSE.

Principal Relationships:
This role will report to the domain Function Team Lead and will interact with the following key stakeholders:

Systems Engineering Managers
Engineers and Subject Matter Experts of all Engineering disciplines
Project Design Authorities
Project Safety Engineers
Project Managers
Quality Assurance Managers

Financial / Budgetary Responsibility:
To ensure accurate progress reporting and rapid indication of blockers/risks.

1st/2nd class engineering degree. Masters preferred.

Essential Behaviours
Inquisitive nature
A proactive approach
Good team-working skills (and being able to work without supervision)
Good verbal and written communication skills
Willingness to learn and to be challenged
Ability to recognise shortfalls and a determination to resolve them
Attention to detail, with a focused and methodical approach
A willingness to challenge others.
An ability to work in accordance with recognised and agreed processes and plans but to challenge those processes and plans if improvements can be identified.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 80,000 employees in 68 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working.

Thales UK is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free recruitment process. We will provide reasonable adjustments and support to ensure neuro-diverse applicants or those with a disability or long-term condition can be their best during the recruitment process. To request an adjustment, if you need this job advert in an alternative format or if you have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact Resourcing Ops for mid to senior roles, or the Early Careers Team for graduate and apprentice roles.

Great journeys start here, apply now!

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Systems engineer

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