Senior Systems Engineer

Employer: General Dynamics UK Ltd
Job location
Blackwood, Caerphilly
Job salary
£38,000 - £49000
Job term
Job closing date

General Dynamics Mission Systems has a fantastic opportunity available for a talented and collaborative Senior Systems Engineer to make a significant contribution to the integration, test and delivery of C4I Systems. This full-time systems engineering role in Oakdale offers a salary of £39,120 to £48,900, a wide range of great benefits, and the chance to work with an enthusiastic and supportive team.


Some of your day-to-day responsibilities in this Senior Systems Engineer role will include:

  • Analysis of Complex systems to define and structure strategies for integration
  • Developing and documenting requirements for system integration and testing on C4I programmes
  • Managing the test implementation, results and associated data


To succeed in this flexible Systems Engineer role, you will need technical experience applying the systems engineering process in a Defence design and development environment. You will also require technical competence in the integration and testing of complex software-based systems.

General Dynamics Mission Systems aims to be as flexible as possible so please discuss with us your preference.  For this role, we operate hybrid working (with time split between home and our facilities) or you can be based within our offices in Oakdale. 


Our Company benefits

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose, offering highly competitive benefits:

  • A compressed nine-day fortnight – which means every other Friday off!
  • A flexible benefits scheme - allowing you to adapt your benefits to suit yours and your family’s needs 
  • A personalised career development plan, alongside regular progress reviews - supporting and valuing your progression within the Company
  • Professional training and development courses, both internal and external - allowing you to reach your full potential
  • A flexible working environment where your contributions are recognised and rewarded, which includes compressed hours, reduced hours and job share
  • A Company sports and social club, offering events at discounted prices – giving you the opportunity to meet and socialise with your fellow colleagues outside the workplace


General Dynamics Mission Systems

General Dynamics Mission Systems engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of more than 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defence and scientific arenas. In the UK, we employ more than 1,400 people and are leading the way in avionics and communication systems. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. 

We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace - inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts, and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we welcome you to join our inclusive team!

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