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System Architect - 32164

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/02/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Company:
Our Client is a world leading Automotive OEM which is responsible for some of the most iconic 4x4's & Sports Cars produced. Due to the huge demand for current models and substantial investment in future projects there is a requirement for more resources across the business in engineering & manufacturing on a contract basis.

The Role:
System Architect - Automotive Systems
the client is a world class and respected developer of Premium SUVs and Luxury cars. An increasingly important part of vehicles in this segment are the software intensive features that lead to products that are very much more than the sum of their parts. With a strong focus on the needs of our customer, the client are aggressively seeking to deliver many new and innovative features across a range of already complex mechatronic products. This is your opportunity to help in the creation of those features which our customers will perceive as world class. As a system architect you are responsible for undertaking the functional and interface analysis of systems and the allocation of functions to (both logically and physically) to system elements (components of the vehicle) during the early stages of the system design. These activities provide a consistent systems engineering approach to support the delivery of system requirements in form of documents and models into a system requirements specification. By using model-based systems engineering techniques, the team contributes to the overall understanding of the expected system integration and interface analysis. This position includes the following tasks: * System Architecture development - carrying out a full range of functional analysis and investigations, preparing interface specification and control document for the whole system * System Functional and Physical Architecture * System Integration

3 KEY SKILLS
Good relevant experience of working in a Systems Engineering environment - ideally within the Automotive Sector
Model based systems engineering (MBSE)
Requirements Management (RM)

Experience Required:
"* Ideally degree qualified or equivalent * Good verbal and written communications * Analytical and problem solving skills * Track record as an effective team player with strong interpersonal skills * Experience in SysML / IBM Rational Rhapsody / IBM Rational DOORS * Relevant experience of system definition, system architecture development, requirements capture, design/performance modelling, systems integration, system assessment and acceptance"

Experience Preferred:
Project management skills * Experience in Embedded Systems and Systems of Systems development * Preference for sufficient years of relevant experience.

Additional Information :
Potential for work to be located within Warwickshire, at our Gaydon, and occasional travel to our Whitley and Warwick University sites.

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