Location: Belfast, United Kingdom
Thales people architect solutions that are relied upon to deliver operational advantage at every decisive moment throughout the mission. Defence and armed forces customers rely on us to deliver the full range of defensive systems for land, sea, and air. From early warning, to threat neutralisation, our platforms cover all levels from very short-range systems, to extended protection across the entire battle-space including Airspace Mobility Solutions, Vehicles and Tactical Systems and Missile Defence, Optronics, and Radar.
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This is an exciting opportunity to join our Land and Air Systems (LAS) Air Operation and Weapons (AOW) business unit as Requirements Engineer.
Due to expansion we are recruiting for a Requirements Engineer who can undertake both front-end lifecycle System Requirements & Design tasks, but who is equally capable of undertaking back-end Integration, Verification and Validation activities. With the opportunity to work across multiple projects at varies stages of the lifecycle including new and existing projects this is truly a varied role.
Key responsibilities and tasks:
As part of a large Systems Engineering department the Requirements Engineer will be responsible for a wide range of systems engineering across Air Operations, Systems and Services.
Tasks will include:
Requirements capture & management: Capture Customer & End user needs and distil into functional and non-functional requirements
Manage the derivation & flow-down of lower-level (Subsystem / component) Requirements.
Responsible for Requirement Management Planning and tools
Support the requirement improvement, validation and verification work.
Participate in team decision-making and provide support and collaboration for the team
Manage project requirements /Conduct peer reviews of requirements specifications
DOORS tool administrative tasks / Manage project metrics
Support to engineering team on projects
Support IVVQ tasks on projects
Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
Good working knowledge of DOORS and how this tool is used to capture verification, qualification and acceptance data & requirements management
Working knowledge of Design tools (e.g. Rhapsody)
Working knowledge of test tools (esp. automated test tools) and test data generation techniques.
To be competent in the use of Microsoft Office
Minimum of a Bachelor Degree (BEng, BSc) in a Numerate, Scientific or Engineering subject or Higher Education/equivalent training and experience
Excellent communications skills, both verbally and written
An understanding of System Engineering and System Engineering Processes and Practices, including knowledge of Systems Lifecycles
An ability to work with combinations of technologies, to integrate and verify them in a logical and structured way into a system in order to fully satisfy a Customer’s requirement
PC Literate: Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
Experience of requirements capture and management (e.g. in DOORS), or experience of system architectural modelling or simulation (e.g. in MatLab or Simulink) is preferred but not essential
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