Leidos are currently seeking a Systems Engineer for our Leidos engineering capability in Bristol. 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.
The Logistics Commodities & Services Transformation (LCST) Programme for the UK Ministry of Defence is a critical effort to enhance and improve the UK’s defence supply chain. The programme provides essential services such as storage and distribution for the MOD's materiel, including a global freight service and the procurement and inventory management of 70,000 commodity NATO Stock Number (NSNs).
Working together as Team Leidos we are helping to transform the UK's defence supply chain by providing an integration of a complex mixture of services, at low risk, using a modern suite of systems that will deliver one version of the truth. For the first time, the MOD will see the whole picture, as it is happening.
We are looking for a systems engineer to join our team to help us deliver a large scale cloud transformation LCST programme. The successful candidate will be required to support the execution of Systems Engineering activities on a large-scale system of systems integration project. Whilst this role will include the production of a variety of engineering artefacts, a key part of the role will be working with operational users & stakeholders and architects under own initiative to define text based and model based requirements, architecture and design artefacts. The successful candidate 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.
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:
Failure modes analysis
Service Management Designs
Designs for onboarding service applications onto virtualized infrastructures
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
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
ITIL including Service Management Roles & Processes
Knowledge of Air Traffic Management or other safety related systems
Demonstrable commitment to sharing ideas, technologies and best practices
Experience of service management, assurance and regulation requirements and how they apply across functional boundaries
Willingness to offer fresh, innovative ideas and/or unconventional approaches
Ability to deliver clear messages through dialogue, written work and formal presentation
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, childcare vouchers, 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.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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