Systems Engineer

  • Lockheed Martin
  • Ampthill, Bedford, UK
  • 07 Oct, 2020
Contractor Engineering Temporary

Job Description


Systems Engineer

Systems Engineering

Ampthill - Bedfordshire

Specific Job Description

The Systems Engineer will be an experienced Systems Engineer, preferably with Electronics/Electrical experience. The Systems Engineer will report into the Systems Lead and support the Systems activities that will take the program from PDR to CDR. This will involve maturing artefacts such as the Systems Architecture, Systems Functions, Systems Requirements and evolving these to the lower functions; managing Technical Performance Measures through the development lifecycle, ensuring trades are worked through and understood by all stakeholders; capturing evidence of compliance to design and requirements in order to demonstrate compliance to BS 61508.

Job Reference Number


Employee Type

Full Time


6 months

Hours Per Week



United Kingdom

Business Environment

Lockheed Martin (UK) Ampthill is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focusing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability. We are looking for talented individuals to join the company, in return, we can offer an exciting and challenging career path. Please note that Lockheed Martin Ampthill work a 9 day fortnight with the site closed every second Friday.

Clearance Required for Role


Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?


Required skills, qualifications and experience

The Systems Engineer will need to be able to provide examples of their successful experience of working the Systems Engineering lifecycle from PDR to CDR, how they have driven the Systems Design into the Subsystems, managed and controlled Key Requirements with Suppliers and ensuring Compliance to standards such as Functional Safety BS 61508.
Experience of Systems Engineering tools such as DOORs, Windchill is required; Knowledge of developing Systems Architectures, translating into subsystems requirements using various methods; Progressive Assurance methods to ensure compliance status is understood throughout the development.

Desired skills, qualifications and experience

The role will require interfacing with a Supplier to ensure the development of the product is inline with contracted Technical Pack and reporting any discrepancies between the developed product and Technical Pack/ Technical Pack and Systems Requirements. The Systems Engineer will be expected to work and drive these gaps through the processes. Experience of having previous experience in this area would be advantageous

Equal Opportunity Statement

Lockheed Martin recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Discrimination on any of these grounds is expressly forbidden. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.