Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Systems Engineer to join our team.


  • Contribute to and lead customer meetings where appropriate;
  • Maintain, grow and promote relevant technical skills and domain knowledge;
  • Contribute to definition/development of Systems Engineering technical strategy;
  • Responsible for diagnosis and rectification / management of issues in complex application software;
  • DevOps Engineer;
  • Deputise for the systems manager;
  • Creating, updating and performing systems tests;
  • Be the escalation point and senior technical resource for any systems related issues and projects;
  • Provide advice and guidance on the application and operation of elementary physical, procedural and technical security controls;
  • Participate in continuous improvement analysis and design, as well as the development of systems-based solutions;
  • Perform on-site and remote technical support and system administration of various server architecture, and networking architecture;
  • Creating and performing systems tests;
  • Documenting required technical and configuration data, including schematics, in line with engineering policies and procedures;
  • Capturing, understanding and documenting the customer’s system requirements;
  • Update power distribution systems architectures in co-operation with aircraft manufacturers.


  • Experience of Agile/Scrum/DevOps methodologies;
  • Electronic engineering new product development in the context of an aerospace platform would be highly desirable;
  • Automation of infrastructure as Code; Ansible, Terraform;
  • Knowledge and experience of Engineering Design Reviews;
  • Experience of requirements gathering and validation from a customer;
  • Build management; GIT, Maven, Jenkins, GitLab, Nexus, JIRA;
  • Degree in Engineering, or equivalent knowledge, with significant experience in systems engineering;
  • Previous experience in an aviation, automotive or similar embedded systems development environment;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Cloud & container platforms; Azure, AWS, Openstack, Docker and Kubernetes;
  • An up-to-date knowledge and understanding of industry needs, as well as the technical demands;
  • Excellent knowledge of the technology vendors and their offerings;
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant discipline with a professional qualification or substantial experience in related field in lieu of the above;
  • Ability to solve complex and difficult system design and engineering problems;
  • Knowledge of scripts for automation.