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Systems Engineering Consultant


Thales
Location: Reading
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Systems Engineering Jobs
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Location: Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Thales people architect solutions at the heart of the defence-security continuum. Interoperable and secure information and telecommunications systems for defence, security, and civil operators, are based upon innovative use of radiocommunications, networks, and cybersecurity. We are ground breaking new digital technologies such as 4G mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Thales Cyber and Consulting is growing, and we are recruiting Systems Engineers!

Thales Cyber and Consulting (TC&C), we are the consulting arm of Thales SIX UK. An organisation of over 100 consultants that provide services to both internal Thales and external customers in the form of Cyber, Training, Business Change, Human Factors and Systems Engineering expertise. We are actively recruiting Systems Engineering Consultants. This will help us continue to grow our business and enhance our capability and build on our existing reputation as a trusted, highly regarded Systems Engineering expertise provider.

The consultant career within TC&C offers customer facing, exciting and challenging opportunities for all.

The Systems Engineering consultancy in TC&C offers the chance to work on exciting and challenging projects in customer facing roles. Consultants deal directly with the clients, often involved at technical and programmatic levels. We develop close working relationships with clients and the client teams, becoming integrated trusted advisors. As a result roles often grow beyond the boundaries of the original contract and are shaped by the consultants themselves.

Role Purpose

To assist our clients in the delivery of their business goals and technical needs through the application of the high quality, professional systems engineering services. To act as a ‘trusted advisor’ to the client, providing mentoring and coaching on the application of system engineering principles to address complex problems.

To lead, or provide technical input to, systems engineering aspects of client projects including: technical planning, requirements capture and analysis, design synthesis and architectural modelling, systems integration, test and acceptance activities and ensuring integration with specialist domains such as Safety, Security and Sustainment.

To support the business in the development of the systems engineering capability within TC&C. To support the business and capability leads in defining, developing and maintaining the systems engineering offers to our clients including the generation of proposals and the build-up of cost estimates. To provide mentoring and coaching to colleagues within the business to develop and grow the systems engineering capability.

The role will be split between the delivery of services to our clients on their own sites and the growth of the systems engineering capability with TC&C.

Key tasks and responsibilities

* Requirements elicitation, analysis and definition.
* Development of Operational Concepts
* Capture and validation of Use Cases
* Definition, documentation and evaluation of system architectures and designs
* Trade-off analysis, modelling and simulation
* System integration, verification and acceptance activities
* Integrated test, evaluation and acceptance planning
* Systems engineering governance
* Systems engineering management, including preparation of engineering management plans
* Support to proposal / bid work.

Essential Technical Skills

* Demonstrable competence and experience as a practicing Systems Engineer with full mastery of systems engineering principles
* Detailed working knowledge of the engineering lifecycle, from concept design, requirements capture and management, system and subsystem design, system integration, through to test strategies, acceptance and design update
* Proven ability to decompose complex issues to an appropriate level of detail, in a methodical manner through the application of structured systems analysis and associated engineering processes and tools
* Practical experience of requirements management tools (IBM DOORS or similar tools) –
* Practical experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) methods and tools.
* Practical experience of Architecture Frameworks (MODAF, DODAF, TOGAF etc.)
* Good understanding of designing for specialist and support engineering considerations (including security, safety, ILS, human factors)
* Familiarity with commercial and military standards.
* Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline.

Security Cleared to SC (minimum)

Essential Consulting Behaviours

* Demonstrable stakeholder management skills including the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders with varying levels of experience.
* Strong interpersonal, organisational and team skills with the experience to tailor personal behaviours to match the client’s organisation and build trusted relationships with clients team members based on mutual respect.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!
Location: Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Thales people architect solutions at the heart of the defence-security continuum. Interoperable and secure information and telecommunications systems for defence, security, and civil operators, are based upon innovative use of radiocommunications, networks, and cybersecurity. We are ground breaking new digital technologies such as 4G mobile communications, cryptography, cloud computing and big data for use in physical protection systems, and critical information systems.

Together we offer fantastic opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop their career with us. At Thales UK, we research, develop, and supply technology and services that impact the lives of millions of people each day to make life better, and keep us safer. We innovate across five major industries; Aerospace, Defence, Ground Transportation, Security and Space. Your health and well-being matters to us and that’s why we offer you the flexibility to do what’s important to you; whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or the ability to flex your start and finish times. Where possible, we support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your ambitions.

Thales Cyber and Consulting is growing, and we are recruiting Systems Engineers!

Thales Cyber and Consulting (TC&C), we are the consulting arm of Thales SIX UK. An organisation of over 100 consultants that provide services to both internal Thales and external customers in the form of Cyber, Training, Business Change, Human Factors and Systems Engineering expertise. We are actively recruiting Systems Engineering Consultants. This will help us continue to grow our business and enhance our capability and build on our existing reputation as a trusted, highly regarded Systems Engineering expertise provider.

The consultant career within TC&C offers customer facing, exciting and challenging opportunities for all.

The Systems Engineering consultancy in TC&C offers the chance to work on exciting and challenging projects in customer facing roles. Consultants deal directly with the clients, often involved at technical and programmatic levels. We develop close working relationships with clients and the client teams, becoming integrated trusted advisors. As a result roles often grow beyond the boundaries of the original contract and are shaped by the consultants themselves.

Role Purpose

To assist our clients in the delivery of their business goals and technical needs through the application of the high quality, professional systems engineering services. To act as a ‘trusted advisor’ to the client, providing mentoring and coaching on the application of system engineering principles to address complex problems.

To lead, or provide technical input to, systems engineering aspects of client projects including: technical planning, requirements capture and analysis, design synthesis and architectural modelling, systems integration, test and acceptance activities and ensuring integration with specialist domains such as Safety, Security and Sustainment.

To support the business in the development of the systems engineering capability within TC&C. To support the business and capability leads in defining, developing and maintaining the systems engineering offers to our clients including the generation of proposals and the build-up of cost estimates. To provide mentoring and coaching to colleagues within the business to develop and grow the systems engineering capability.

The role will be split between the delivery of services to our clients on their own sites and the growth of the systems engineering capability with TC&C.

Key tasks and responsibilities

* Requirements elicitation, analysis and definition.
* Development of Operational Concepts
* Capture and validation of Use Cases
* Definition, documentation and evaluation of system architectures and designs
* Trade-off analysis, modelling and simulation
* System integration, verification and acceptance activities
* Integrated test, evaluation and acceptance planning
* Systems engineering governance
* Systems engineering management, including preparation of engineering management plans
* Support to proposal / bid work.

Essential Technical Skills

* Demonstrable competence and experience as a practicing Systems Engineer with full mastery of systems engineering principles
* Detailed working knowledge of the engineering lifecycle, from concept design, requirements capture and management, system and subsystem design, system integration, through to test strategies, acceptance and design update
* Proven ability to decompose complex issues to an appropriate level of detail, in a methodical manner through the application of structured systems analysis and associated engineering processes and tools
* Practical experience of requirements management tools (IBM DOORS or similar tools) –
* Practical experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) methods and tools.
* Practical experience of Architecture Frameworks (MODAF, DODAF, TOGAF etc.)
* Good understanding of designing for specialist and support engineering considerations (including security, safety, ILS, human factors)
* Familiarity with commercial and military standards.
* Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline.

Security Cleared to SC (minimum)

Essential Consulting Behaviours

* Demonstrable stakeholder management skills including the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders with varying levels of experience.
* Strong interpersonal, organisational and team skills with the experience to tailor personal behaviours to match the client’s organisation and build trusted relationships with clients team members based on mutual respect.

In line with Thales' Baseline Security requirements, candidates will be asked to provide evidence of identity, eligibility to work in the UK and employment and/or education history for up to three years. Some vacancies may require full Security Clearance which can require further evidence to be provided. For further details of the evidence required to apply for Baseline and Security Clearance please refer to the Defence Business Services National Security Vetting (DBS NSV) Agency.

At Thales we provide CAREERS and not only jobs. With Thales employing 65,000 employees in 56 countries our mobility policy enables thousands of employees each year to develop their careers at home and abroad, in their existing areas of expertise or by branching out into new fields. Together we believe that embracing flexibility is a smarter way of working. Great journeys start here, apply now!
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