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Senior Systems Engineer

Senior Systems Engineer

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Permanent Full-Time

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Veripos is a provider of high precision navigation and positioning products and services to the offshore marine oil and gas industry. We are looking for a full time Senior Systems Engineer to join our R&D department in Aberdeen.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will be working within the Veripos technical team and collaborating with the wider Hexagon Positioning Intelligence group on a variety of satellite positioning related projects and products including, but not limited to, our marine product line.

The role encompasses all aspects of systems product development e.g. creating robust and complete requirements, contributing to product roadmaps, scoping out design effort, designing system architecture and researching various technologies to enhance performance.

Whilst being responsible for the overall system engineering of the products you will provide positioning domain expertise within projects and liaise closely with the software and hardware development teams.



  • Maintain, improve and apply system engineering processes
  • Involvement in all stages of the product development process to ensure a high quality of technical solution, delivering to the customers’ needs.
  • Draft, document, communicate and manage system requirements across all engineering disciplines and across multiple simultaneous projects
  • Manage in conjunction with the project manager to ensure compliance to the required specifications while balancing decision making with competing business requirements such as product and project cost as well as time to market
  • Investigation of system level problems and resolving issues defects
  • Assist Chief Engineers with key customer liaison duties including technical proposals, presentation of system designs, investigation of reported issues, and some aspects of project management
  • Work with product management to develop product roadmaps and with other technical disciplines to de-risk key technical challenges in meeting the roadmap



  • B.Sc / B.Eng in engineering or technical discipline with 5+ years of experience, including demonstrable time in a systems engineering role
  • 5+ years satellite positioning / navigation experience
  • Understanding and knowledge of system engineering principles, with proven record of applying these in cross-functional product development
  • Well versed in developing and managing verifiable system level requirements for both hardware and software

Key Success Factors:

  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills at all levels and very effective teaming skills
  • Collaborative abilities in multi-disciplined teams
  • Ability to take work/tasks/projects to closure
  • Possess excellent analytical skills and be able to produce high-quality technical reports, procedures and other similar documentation


  • Experience and knowledge of engineering and marine industry standards
  • Electronics hardware experience
  • System level engineering within the marine navigation environment
  • Experience in geomatics, GNSS signal tracking, inertial navigation, DSP, MatLab, and Python