Senior Systems Engineer

Website Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Job Description:

The CSIR has a vacancy for a Senior Systems Engineer in the Radar and Electronic Warfare Impact Area within the Defence and Security Cluster. The incumbent will be responsible to design enterprise and technical systems that will secure infrastructure and the enterprise against physical security threats with innovation as the threats evolve. This position is based in Pretoria.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partake in the implementation of a physical system;
  • Design system architectures for realising the operational concepts
  • Develop operational concepts for Electronic Warfare (EW) Test and Evaluation and Training Systems;
  • Compile and execute System Engineering Management Plans;
  • Validate the implemented physical system;
  • Interpret and realise system and sub-system interfaces;

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in Model-based systems engineering, using tools such as GENESYS or Capella will be advantageous.
  • Facilitation and communication skills, both verbal and written across technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Knowledge of systems engineering is fundamental as supported by strong systems thinking skills.
  • A Certification in System Engineering
  • A Masters’ degree or a relevant system engineering qualification/accreditation will be an added advantage.
  • A Bachelor of Engineering degree in electronics / computer engineering or related fields with at least seven years’ engineering experience, of which three years should be in system engineering in the defence environment;

Job Details:

Company: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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