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Systems Engineer for history making project

Location: MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE Salary: Salary Negotiable
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3066189
Clive Page of REED Engineering is partnering with the lead organisation of a consortium of academic and industry institutions who are designing and building what will become the world’s largest radio telescope. They are now approaching the end of the Critical Design phase and now require additional resource to be able to meet the project delivery milestone dates and are seeking a Systems Engineer for 4-6 months.

- University graduated engineer with a Bachelors and/or Master’s degree and/or PhD
- Experience of working in a high quality, formal systems engineering environment in the space, military, aircraft, radio telescope and/or telecoms sectors
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications and Systems Engineering software tools such as JAMA Contour and Bentley
- Experience of working with scientists, engineers and project managers on large multinational science/engineering projects
- Understanding of RAMS/FMECA/ILS
- Responsibilities of role to include
o Providing systems engineering support to the Consortium team members to significantly contribute to the successful approval of the Critical Design Review (CDR)
o Reporting to the Consortium Project Manager
o Being managed by the Consortium Chief Systems Engineer
o Technical requirements management
o Configuration management
o Engineering change management
o Interface document management
o Test and verification document management
- Full time (~37.5 hours per week) for 4 to 6 months starting 01 September 2017

At present the decision hasn’t been made as to the level of experience needed to be suitable for this project so no hourly or daily rate has been formally agreed upon as yet, although a minimum of 3 years involved in similar roles is essential.

If you are a Systems Engineer experienced in at least 1 of the sectors mentioned whether you are familiar with the specified software or not I’d be interested in talking to you.

Please apply to with an up to date CV and your hourly/daily rate required. Please note budgetary affordability will be a factor in candidate selection so I am preferably looking for the best rates possible and preference will be given to candidates based locally who will have less expenses

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