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Jacobs Systems Engineer (Hybrid) in Glasgow, United Kingdom

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About the Opportunity;

We are looking for Systems Engineers (Engineer/Consultant grades) to join our UK based team; main location is flexible with the majority of work able to be carried out from home, with visits to sites potentially required. You will be joining a small team looking to grow with future business with the client, and will be delivering strategic and technical support to some of the most inspiring/exciting projects and programmes across the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE). This role provides a fantastic career opportunity, whilst developing your skills and experiences under the guidance and mentorship within our central systems engineering team.

We require Systems Engineers who enjoy working with wider Project Teams (including multiple disciplines), and who have a commercial understanding as well as knowledge of MoD processes and procedures. You would be working across a range of different activities at various stages of the systems engineering life cycle.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Development and management of system requirements.

  • Design process engineering for hardware, software, and mixed technology systems.

  • Systems safety engineering, including the analysis of the systems safety requirements.

  • Systems integration.

  • Systems performance evaluation and its application to verification and validation.

  • Through life environmental impact evaluation of complex systems.

  • Systems qualification and acceptance.

  • Requirements capture, analysis and management

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

Benefits: Include but not limited too:

Private medical insurance/critical illness/life assurance/ Digital GP service, Hybrid working, Generous pension contribution, Buy and sell Holidays up to 42 days leave, Share/save scheme, Salary sacrifice car leasing scheme, Professional development, Enhanced parental leave pay, wellbeing service, And many more

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • UK Nationality with the ability to apply for SC clearance

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a recognised engineering or STEM discipline

  • Experience of Systems Engineering activities in a complex, safety focussed and regulated organisation with multiple complex interfaces. Ideally within the UK MoD, AWE, or a similar regulated environment

  • Have a holistic approach to Systems Engineering and general Engineering activities

  • Be able to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders

  • Be delivery focussed with an enthusiasm to make a positive difference

  • Demonstrable experience of change management, rapidly adapting to emerging requirements, changing circumstances and high levels of uncertainty and ambiguity in a fast-changing environment

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s –find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

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