About the job:
Company Modelling and Digital Science
(MDS) has a vacancy for a Systems Engineer in a
research environment. MDS focuses on
advanced mathematical modelling (AMM),
information security (IS) and hosting
mobile intelligent autonomous systems (MIAS). The unit
assists in the Companies drive to
strengthen science, engineering and technology (SET) outputs; develops human capital; and invests in
emerging research areas (ERA), including
nanotechnology, synthetic biology and
mobile intelligent autonomous systems. This position
is based in Pretoria.
The incumbent will be responsible for
requirements analysis, architecture, verification and
validation and systems engineering
management as well as leading performance analysis
and validation of models for trade off
studies within MDS. An important part of the job will be to develop systems engineering skills in
Strategic project management:
Coordinate system development
tasks to include design, integration and
formal testing strategy.
Create business and technical use
cases in order to make sure that the
proposed architecture and design meet
Work within the framework of applicable
industry regulations (e.g. ISO7816
Technical and strategic deliverables
within the project:
Create and maintain programmatic
and technical documentation to ensure
efficient planning and execution.
Conduct, design and develop work
in smart card and biometrics systems.
Develop and complete tasks in
system specifications, technical and logistical
requirements, based on the business
needs, and keeping other constraints in
mind such as budget and time lines
Help define clients needs and
product requirements by working with the
technical and domain experts.
Contribute to the improvement of
organisational processes using CMMI approaches.
Provide technical direction and
mentorship to junior researchers in the group.
Qualifications, skills and experience:
A Masters degree in
electrical/electronic engineering or computer science.
A minimum of three years work experience
in the engineering field, involving
research and development role.
Experience in firmware development is an
Must have experience of preparation of
documentations within the systems
Ability to bring product development
projects to finalisation.
Ability to read outside the immediate
field in order to factor in diverse client/product
Must have the ability to work
independently within a research team environment.
Previous experience and a proven record
of technical leadership abilities.
Strong coordination, organisation,
teaming and communication abilities.
Experience in providing technical
direction to project and team members.
Ability to present and document technical
Good communication skills and fluency in
South African citizenship is necessary as
a security clearance is required for this position.
Please contact Tumelo at Compuways