Systems Engineer (Marine)

Job Locations UK-Bristol | UK-Derbyshire-Derby | UK-Lancashire-Preston | UK-United Kingdom
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/15/2022 6:22 AM)
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Systems Engineering





Stirling Dynamics is recruiting Systems Engineers with marine/defence experience to join the team.


Due to upcoming projects and supporting continued growth, Stirling Dynamics are looking for talented Systems Engineers at all levels and grades to join our Systems & Safety team supporting key defence/military projects in the marine systems engineering domain.


This role will be predominantly based in our Bristol office with occasional travel to our clients’ sites as required. As part of our commitment to flexibility, our staff can choose to work from the Expleo offices in Preston or Derby if preferred. We will also accept hybrid working or fully remote working although security demands may require office working for some projects. 


As part of the Systems and Safety team, the Systems Engineers will be responsible for the delivery of systems support to our business and our clients which will include activities such as:

  • Elicitation/derivation of system/equipment requiremetns from customer requirements
  • Supporting design, development & certification activities including V&V (Validation and Verification)
  • Preparing and checking of documentation for the design process
  • Running/supporting/attending internal/external design reviews
  • Supporting certification planning activities, test analysis and documentation
  • Supporting system and equipment level modifications
  • Working to resolve in-service issues


Candidates will ideally be degree qualified in a related discipline.


The personal qualities of the candidates will be key to success in this role which demands a self-motivated attitude, a professional approach, and good organisational skills. Candidates must be able to identify with the characteristics and qualities detailed below:

  • An ability to manage multiple tasks, to work independently when required, and the organisation and drive to follow defined processes through to a successful outcome
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including a diplomatic and professional approach when dealing with people
  • The confidence to question practices and the willingness to question to gain a full understanding of issues


Specific skills/experience should include some of the following:

  • Platform/system/equipment design and development for marine programmes,
  • Submarine systems architecture modelling, design and/or testing,
  • Control systems and/or safety related software,
  • CADMID life-cycle,
  • RBE - Requirements Based Engineering,
  • MBSE - Model Based Systems Engineering,
  • DOORS (or other requirements mgt tool(s)),
  • Awareness of Defence Standards e.g. 00-55, 00-56,
  • Mil Std e.g. 882E,
  • International standards e.g. IEC 61508, IEC 62368,
  • Ability to contribute to activities within a team environment including: work package creation, task management, and delivery

If your skills are not listed above, but you are interested and motivated to get into submarine systems engineering, we would still like to hear from you.


Competitive Package (Grade 3 -7, £27,000 - £57,000 dependent on experience)


We offer a range of benefits to our employees to recognise their efforts. Playing hard is equally as important as working hard, so regular events are held throughout the year which provide an ideal opportunity to mix socially.