Systems Engineer

STEM Returners are delighted to announce a brand new programme with industry leaders Leonardo, helping candidates return or transfer into an engineering career.

Key Responsibility Areas and Skills

Reporting into a Systems Functional Manager you will be responsible for;

  • Develop algorithms for data fusion and innovative processing methods.
  • Perform analysis and modelling of multi-sensor data sets to demonstrate the effectiveness of developed fusion algorithms.
  • Define the systems analysis approach, working alongside technical specialist teams.
  • Assess design compliance against user and system requirements.
  • Identify performance improvements and propose candidate solutions, implementation methods, and routes to demonstration of design compliance.
  • Creation of technical documentation to support the system design capture / definition.
  • Create formal specifications, reports and presentations.

Qualifications & Knowledge

The qualifications and knowledge required for this role are;

  • An understanding of systems engineering principles
  • Knowledge of association and fusion techniques
  • Proficiency in mathematical modelling using MATLAB or Simulink would be desirable
  • Strong analytical ability, to support functional and performance trade-off studies.
  • Understanding of design compliance and acceptance criteria relating at varying stages of system maturity.
  • Ability to assume ownership for deliverables in accordance with project plans and processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication / collaboration skills.
  • Experience of collaborating with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of tools such as Azure, Git, Cameo Systems Modeller / MagicDraw or DOORS would be desirable.

What you’ll get

  • Flexible working: We offer our employees the time and flexibility they need to enjoy a balanced life
  • Annual leave: We offer 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Award-winning pension scheme: Our multi-award-winning pension scheme includes generous employer contribution
  • Flexible benefits: Our company-funded approach to flexible benefits allows employees to make choices appropriate for them. Each employee has access to a wide choice of lifestyle, health and wellbeing options best suited to their individual lifestyle goals.
  • Employee discount schemes: In addition to the above flexible benefits, our employees benefit from access to everyday discounts with many high street and online retailers, restaurants and days out.


Companies: Leonardo
Locations: Edinburgh (Scotland)

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx, .rtf
STEM Returners