Systems Engineer


Asiyan Aydin

Recruitment Partner Consultant at Van Storm

Job summary:

Tasks: develop vessel's functional system models

Projects: complex defense & security vessels  

Company: naval shipbuilder, part of global shipbuilding group

Main requirements: experience in Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) and requirements engineering

Your opportunity

System Engineer has a crucial role in developing comprehensive system models for complex naval vessels. These models describe the ship's functional behavior and establish traceability from operational concepts to technical solutions. You will guide the project team, utilizing system design frameworks to facilitate smooth integration with the system. You will provide support in the implementation of a model-based system architecture for functional safety assessments and assist in the requirements engineering process, encompassing traceability, analysis, decomposition, verification, and validation (V&V). Collaborating with system architects, design engineers, subcontractors, and clients, you will contribute to the successful realization of projects.

What you will do

  • Define and update system modelling processes
  • Evaluate and select suitable technologies, frameworks, and tools to facilitate system development
  • Conduct comprehensive system analysis to understand functional and non-functional requirements, translating them into technical specifications and designs
  • Cooperate with closely with software engineers and stakeholders to define system components, interfaces, and integration points
  • Perform formal safety assessments and propose mitigation strategies
  • Provide technical support, mentor to development teams and ensure consistency in design implementation
  • Elevate system design best practices, introducing innovation

Where you will work

This close client of ours is the leading Dutch developer and builder of marine defense systems. With a strong engineering and yard team, they are delivering world-class complex naval ships to navies around the world. In the current geopolitical climate, the organization is expanding significantly and providing excellent opportunities for professional growth.

  • New technologies galore: state-of-the-art naval technology, digital twinning, virtual reality, and more!
  • Well-established shipyard with a long-lasting track record, part of a global shipbuilding group
  • Excellent market outlook: order book filled way into the 2030s and still more projects expected
  • Cooperating with knowledgeable colleagues, learning and sharing insight

What you already have

  • BSc. or MSc. degree in Engineering, preferably in Naval Architecture or Systems Engineering
  • Experience in Model-Based System Engineering (MBSE) and requirements engineering
  • Proficiency in system modeling techniques including SysML, system architecture frameworks such as UAF, and familiarity with associated methodologies
  • EU citizenship is a must, due to the nature of the military projects

Your benefits

  • 40 paid holidays per year for an excellent work-life balance
  • Covered commuting and interviewing costs
  • Business Travel Insurance
  • Basic Dutch course, so you will understand the Dutch jokes during the coffee break
  • Access to social gatherings, lectures, and events, so you will meet like-minded friends within the Dutch Maritime Industry. We also offer you a 1-year membership of KNVTS, Royal Dutch Association of Marine Engineers.
  • Housing search support and registration supported by Van Storm 

Sounds interesting?

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