Senior Systems Engineer



This role would suit someone looking for a different offering from the commercial engineering sector; a fast-paced, dynamic and growing business, where being at the cutting edge doesn’t mean being shackled to a desk. AEON is an employee led business, and believes that flexibility and project-ownership results in an engaged and hardworking workforce. We welcome applications from those looking for part-time or full time hours –what is more important to us, is that you have the skillset and mind-set to make a difference. 


AEON Engineering Ltd. are recruiting a Senior Systems Engineer. As part of this role, you will be joining the team in Cheshire, to assist in the design and management of ‘Big Science’ Projects. The ideal candidate is a confident and responsible engineer and manager, with a minimum of three years experience, and is looking to work on large-scale scientific and engineering projects which adopt bleeding edge technologies. 

Ongoing training and development are integral to AEON, as is knowledge sharing across our business areas. AEON’s ambition is for its staff to grow the business, and to have a stake in its success. Away from technical responsibilities, Staff are actively encouraged to develop relationships and seek out future business opportunities. AEON's approach is different - Our ethos is ‘Redefining Possibilities’, it outlines who we are and what we do. 

The Senior Systems Engineer shall champion:

  • Configuration Management (including management of baselines)
  • Elicitation, development, and analysis of Technical Requirement Specifications, across system levels
  • Formal Compliance Management
  • Generating System Models (MBSE)
  • Peer reviewing of Engineering Reports/Design Documentation
  • Generation and implementation of Verification Plans and Procedures
  • Generation of Interface Control Documents (ICDs)



  • Engineering Degree in a relevant field 
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience
  • Aspiration to manage a small team
  • Broad experience of Systems Engineering, incl. contemporary system design techniques and tools
  • Proven use of MBSE
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to travel, and work around international time-zones (GMT ± 12h)
  • Corporate membership, or eligibility for membership of, recognised engineering institutes
  • Ability to work well under stress to meet deadlines
  • Able to work across markets within a small and dynamic engineering consultancy


  • Knowledge of RADAR systems, incl. synthetic aperture radar
  • Experience with aerospace systems
  • Specialism in mechanics, electronics, fluid or software engineering
  • A track record in system design, including previous roles within medium to large technically complex projects.
  • Experience in development of requirements for science projects, design specification, cost and performance modelling
  • Experience working in sub-optimum conditions

  1. AEON Engineering Ltd. Invites applications for the above post, which is available 07-JUL-2018, for an indefinite period, dependant on successful completion of 6 month probation period.
  2. Starting salary will be £28,000 to £35,000 per annum, plus additional market related premium payment subject to market conditions and according to relevant experience. 
  3. Informal enquiries may be made to quoting reference “ALSS18.”
  4. Formal applications should be sent to quoting reference “ALSS18” in the subject line, and shall include:
    1. Covering letter
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. Contact details for three referees (referees will not be contacted without prior notification)
    3. Confirmation that you can supply two “right-to-work” documents
  5. AEON Engineering Ltd. Values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.