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Systems Engineer ( R-00068303 )


Systems Engineer



Hereford, Herefordshire, United Kingdom


Job Description:

Systems Engineer

Location: Mobile (Remote)

The successful Systems Engineer will have a full understanding of the principles of systems engineering, will have prior experience as a Systems Engineer on a major programme involving accepting and integrating deliveries from suppliers. Using their experience in Systems Engineering, the successful candidate will be responsible for working with customers and suppliers to execute Systems Engineering activities across the full lifecycle, with specific focus on Model Based Systems Engineering.

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams in the UK to address some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Specific duties may include:

  • Working with operational stakeholders, technology suppliers and architects to define system of system level requirements

  • Allocation of requirements to lower level services, conducting technical derivation analysis as required

  • Modelling of functional requirements and scenarios inside of MBSE and architectural framework approaches

  • Capturing of non-functional requirements within DOORS

  • Managing compliance assessments at systems of systems, system and lower level systems & services levels

  • Overseeing development of lower level designs corresponding to owned areas of the system

  • Producing detailed engineering artefacts such as:

    • Detailed Designs

    • Failure modes analysis

    • Service Management Designs

    • Designs for onboarding service applications onto virtualized infrastructures

    • Compliance Reports

    • Security, HF and Safety artefacts

    • Capacity and Throughput analysis

  • Delivering milestone technical reviews and the associated work product deliverables

  • Defining architectural solutions comprising multiple underpinning COTS and bespoke designs and driving the competitive selection of these technologies

  • Creation of on-boarding designs

  • Definition of user interfaces

  • Modelling operational, business and system behaviours within architectural views

  • Conducting cost/benefit/technical trade studies

Required Skills:

  • Strong experience with architecture modelling tools (e.g. Sparx Enterprise Architect, MagicDraw Cameo)

  • Strong experience with Architecture Modelling Frameworks and Languages (e.g. TOGAF, MODAF, NAF, SysML, Archimate)

  • Success in working within large-scale, mission critical and complex integration programmes

  • Ability to work with a number of stakeholders and suppliers, working across organizational boundaries as appropriate

  • Experience of developing system behavioural diagrams, modelling interfaces and developing models to encapsulate functional requirements

  • Demonstrable successes within the System Engineering environment

  • Excellent customer facing skills, including being able to ingest large volumes of requirements and information developing clear understanding of customer hot-buttons and needs

  • Demonstrable knowledge and cognisance of adjacent disciplines, including programme management, customer relationship management, supplier management and service management

  • In-depth experience of conducting detailed systems engineering trade solutions to assess options & feasibility, and define optimal solutions

  • Strong knowledge of requirements and user scenario development in both text based and model based approaches

  • Understanding designing / delivering systems in a Virtualised Environment

  • Experience of working with Service Oriented Architectures

What do we do for you?

  • We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.

  • We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent.

Our reward scheme includes:

  • Contributory Pension Scheme

  • Private Medical Insurance

  • 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)

  • Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes and cycle to work scheme)

Commitment to Diversity

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Pay Range:

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.