Principal Systems Engineer - Solution Architect

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    Malvern, Worcestershire

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Marek Mazurowski

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Principal Systems Engineer - Solution Architect - SC Cleared, Malvern / London. £65,000-£75,000 perm consultancy.

We are looking for a Principal Systems Engineer - Solution Architect to join our team of consultants at Experis. Working on-site with one of our clients you will:

  • work with customers, business development and bid teams to develop requirements, solution concepts, and technical proposals and estimates. This entails working in the problem and solution spaces, considering the feasibility of addressing the problem, and achieving a balance between problem and solution considerations.
  • Address enterprise and lifecycle considerations, and devise and coordinate a suitable engineering solution integrating systems engineering and other technical and management (e.g. project management) disciplines.
  • Employ approaches including planning, multi-disciplinary systems engineering, concurrent engineering, the integration of engineering specialisms (e.g. safety), and 'soft skills' (such as team building), to ensure that safe, effective and efficient processes are applied.


  • Leadership of technical bid teams throughout the concept generation phase, requiring delivery of complex solutions to a range of demanding customers
  • Good problem-solving ability through the application of conceptual, creative and innovative thinking to devise suitable and/or novel solutions
  • A solid understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle and its implementation
  • Understands the operational environment and underlying domain specific issues
  • Understand possible problems and has ideas for overcoming barriers
  • Understanding of different systems engineering methods, their applicability, and effect
  • Able to understand the contribution of, and engage with, other relevant technical disciplines to devise holistic solutions
  • Understanding of business/enterprise impact and dependencies of work
  • Understanding of technical implications of proposed solution including on other processes
  • Able to ensure that customer needs and expectations are addressed and/or satisfied
  • Able to identify, conceive, review, and judge the suitability of systems solutions
  • Able to manage multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists and a broad range of internal and external stakeholders whilst building and maintaining excellent relationships.
  • Good negotiation and presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels across the department, business, and externally with customers, suppliers and other stakeholders
  • An understanding of the application of systems engineering to different domains.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • MSc level qualification or equivalent
  • CEng or equivalent
  • 9-13 years plus relevant experience in engineering/systems engineering.

Specific Domain Knowledge:
Has significant and current knowledge of the following areas and is taking active steps to sustain and extend this knowledge:

  • Knowledge of Strategic Communications and/or Public Sector domains
  • Knowledge of solution technologies and applicable processes for Solution Architects
  • Knowledge of general engineering considerations.


  • Location: Malvern / London
  • Duration: permanent (consultancy basis)
  • Salary: £65,000 - £75,000


  • 22 days Holiday per annum
  • Life Assurance
  • Employee Assisted Programme
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Childcare vouchers (Tax & NI free)

Please apply by submitting your CV.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.