Systems Engineer (MOD/Gov)

Main Purpose of Job:

  • To provide design and configuration of MOD/Gov Projects
  • To liaise with projects office for delivery of assigned work
  • To test and evaluate new equipment as directed
  • Delivery of assigned projects IAW project specifications

Key Tasks:

  • To ensure that all drawing work and technical documentation are provided
  • Verification of technical equipment IAW project specifications
  • When required, visit customer sites in support of projects
  • Define IP structure’s for new projects and provide guidance to the teams
  • To define equipment list’s and specification’s to projects office
  • Verification of new software, ensuring that each build meets test criteria and efficiency
  • To support customer meetings for future projects and enhancements specifically those projects which require an understanding of the customer’s needs
  • Proactive member of the Duty MOD/Gov engineer Rota and support structure
  • Provide supporting information for new technical proposals
  • To provide training as required for new systems
  • Liaison with MOD/Gov agencies as required for any trials
  • Flexible in attitude and availability for MOD/Gov customers’ needs
  • To undertake relevant tasks as detailed in the NSSLGlobal Security Organisation Document


Work anonymously with very little guidance, ensuring all work is evaluated/completed within project timeframes. Assist other team members when project priorities change.

Assignment and Review of Work:

Work assigned by systems engineering manager, work reviewed accordingly depending on project scope/requirements.

Decision Making:

Self-making decisions based on knowledge, any unknown situations agreed with systems engineering manager for way forward/final solution.


Applicant should hold enough knowledge to raise any uncertainty based on attitude such that NSSLGlobal’s reputation remains intact.


  • Must hold, or have the ability to achieve, DV Security Clearance
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • Proven administration skills
  • Flexible and pro-active
  • Minimum degree level qualification in a relevant discipline or relevant experience at an equivalent level essential. Engineering degree preferred
  • Broad ICT and Satellite communications experience highly desirable
  • Professional registration desirable
  • Cisco CCNA or equivalent minimum experience, or Juniper similar level

Most Difficult Part of Job:

  • Interpretation of project requirements to delivery of system
  • Understanding of networks and associated design