New Malden
Vacancy Type

Role Overview

An exciting opportunity to join Sperry Marine’s Commercial Engineering team as a Systems Engineer. Taking a leading role in Systems Engineering for Sperry’s Marine navigation products (Radar, ECDIS, Track Control Systems), you will work with an experienced internal team in collaboration with established outsourced teams to provide improvements and new features to navigation software that is used across a diverse fleet of sea-going craft.

Key responsibilities:
  • Systems requirements capture, analysis, acceptance and traceability
  • Systems design, integration and acceptance
  • Evidence gathering that the solution is compliant to customer and regulatory requirements
  • Coordination of System Engineering workload, including delegation to internal or external resource where appropriate.
  • Continuous improvement of solution development processes, including new process development and working practices.
  • Coordination with other engineering and non-engineering functions to help solving problems as they arise
    Identification of technical risks and elaboration of mitigations in coordination with the wider engineering team, the project management and the product line management teams
  • Release, review and coordination of technical documentation to quality and schedule
  • Compliance to Company Standards of Conduct and all relevant statutory requirements
  • Conduct of any other reasonable management request
Reporting into the UK Software & Systems Manager
So what's in it for you?
  • Working for a Global Company with a great reputation in the marine industry
  • Flexible Hybrid Working - office and home working
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits package
  • Option of compressed work pattern - every other Friday off!
  • Joining a great team - No.1 reason why our employees work for us is the people
  • See products in action by participating in sea trials
  • Gain experience of a multi-disciplinary Product Development environment
  • Opportunities for advancement within Sperry Marine and the wider Northrop Grumman corporation
  • Access to training for personal development


Skills & Experience

What are we looking for?

Technical Skills

  • Experience of systems requirements management, definition, design, integration, acceptance and analysis

  • Knowledge of System Engineering models and techniques.

  • Able to use logical and creative thinking to solve problems and make decisions

  • Good technical writing skills.

  • Strong IT skills, specifically with MS Office products.

Industry Experience
  • Experience within an Engineering environment would be preferable (e.g., Maritime, Oil and Gas, Medical, Nuclear, etc.)
  • Experience working with hybrid teams (local and remote) would be preferable, particularly evidencing an interest in technical leadership.
Personal Characteristics
  • Conscientious and personable
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Works well independently and in a team
For external applicants only - please be aware that we require satisfactory pre-employment evidence and checks before you can commence employment with us. 

About Us

With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established our self as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7 support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.

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