Systems and Test Engineer

Culham Science Centre

Direct Entry Job Permanent Culham, UK

Uploaded 26 May 2022

Job Description

The Systems and Test Engineer will be responsible for carrying out Systems Engineering and/or test related activities (e.g., requirements management, V&V, system design, build & integration plans, test procedures, commissioning and testing etc.) throughout the lifecycle of Reaction Engines’ products. They will also be required to contribute to the development of related tools, methods, and processes to improve our company-wide capability.

Person Specification



  • Experience in design, development and testing of unique systems
  • Experience in leading product or technology development projects
  • Demonstrable approach to interdisciplinary problem solving and design trade-offs (systems thinking)
  • Preparing, presenting, and reporting technical work to peers, seniors, external suppliers
  • Track record of successful product or project delivery
  • Strong practical mind-set and abilities


  • Experience of systems engineering process and methods
  • Knowledge of tools for system design (i.e. requirements management DOORs™)
  • Exposure to a prototyping or development environment
  • Knowledge & experience with build verification and validation
  • Familiarity with aero-engines and/or rocket engines (including turbomachinery and heat exchangers)