Sectors: Security, Defence

Job Title: Contract Lead Systems Engineer

Location: Northamptonshire

Job Type: Contract

Daily Rate: £500 per day

Contract Duration: 6 months


Hybrid Working

Must be eligible for SC


Company Overview & Job Title:

A highly regarded engineering organization located in Northamptonshire who specialise in defence and security communication technology have a new URGENT role to hire Contract Lead Systems Engineer to work on an exciting 6 month project that will be OUTSIDE IR35. The role would benefit from experience in the C-UAS market in particular knowledge of RF Inhibition, Radar, Optical Systems, Command and Control (C2), networking and military grade systems.


Contract Lead Systems Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Systems Engineering for C-UAS products
  • Definition of technical solutions
  • System Architecture
  • Systems Requirements Capture and Management
  • System Performance Analysis
  • Interface Definition
  • System Verification

Contract Lead Systems Engineer Key Skills:

  • 7 minimum years of industry experience
  • Lead systems engineering, architecture through design, implementation and verification
  • A strong understanding of systems engineering methods, toolsets and processes
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully achieve assigned tasks in complex systems
  • engineering
  • Experience in defence systems preferred but not necessarily counter UAS
  • Strong background in real systems engineering, preferably from a defence company
  • Ability to hit the ground running and not be phased by military systems
  • Will lead from a project perspective
  • Responsible for drawing up requirements for external suppliers and resources (external consultancies/designers)
  • Requires matrix management for both internal and external resources
  • Experience of working across the full engineering development lifecycle
  • Skills in analysis, critical thinking and technical problem solving
  • Ability to work in a team and interact with other Engineering disciplines.


If you’re interested in the Contract Lead Systems Engineering role then please apply now with your updated CV or call Frank Kanjanda at Premier Group at 01212955246 and for further information about the role and company.


For more information about this role please apply, or email Frank Kanjanda on who will be able to provide more details on the opportunity.

Many thanks, Premier Group

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