Systems Engineer

Southern England, United Kingdom (UK), Sapienza Consulting [TM1840]

Field(s) of expertise
Space Systems Engineering Telecommunications Engineering
Job type

About this job

Work at the forefront of innovation in the space sector, specialising in satellite communications, offering worldwide stakeholders unrivalled expertise to design, develop and operate state-of-the-art solutions and systems.

You will get the opportunity to work on various aspects of the systems engineering lifecycle in the development of new satellite communications systems for defence and government programmes. As part of a dedicated team of engineers, you will be working closely with OEMs and our lead partners to ensure a seamless integration of new hardware and software to meet programme requirements focussing on services to provide communications to deployed personnel. You will support change management implementations, design reviews and requirements management activities.


Support the engineering teams to meet the technical objectives set by the project plan and statement of work.
Provide the Engineering Manager with information to support generation of performance reports.
Prepare and maintain system / sub-system requirements specifications, interface requirements, and test documents.
Evaluate network solutions and assess vendors ability to provide required services.
Support the auditing and due diligence of the existing communications systems.
Supports testing and integration of new equipment prior to Factory Acceptance Testing and final delivery.
Capture, analysis and de-composition of customer requirements and management of associated tools.
Development and presentation of technical documentation to support key technical milestones and design reviews.
Support the Engineering Manager in technical-related meetings with the Customer and stakeholders.
Develop strong working relationships all stakeholders.


Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a systems engineering role within SATCOM, ideally on defence, European or UK Space programmes.
Must have experience in IT, particularly as it applies to satellite communications and networking.
Must be degree educated in an engineering discipline (mechanical, systems, computer science, or similar).
Systems engineering experience using best practice methodologies (V-Model, Agile etc).
Ability to produce project technical documentation such as SRD, URD, ICDs.
Highly organised, detail oriented and self-motivated.
Collaborative mind-set and strong interpersonal skills.
Experience in using requirements management tools such as DOORS, Cradle etc.
Working knowledge of MS Office packages as well as Project Server, MS Project and SharePoint.
Must be a UK national and hold or qualify for UK SC Clearance.

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