(Senior) Engineer Systems Requirements (Interim)

Damen Shipyards Group

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(Senior) Engineer Systems Requirements (Interim)


Damen Shipyards Group

Job description

About usGet on board with Damen Naval, along with more than 1,200 professionals based in The Netherlands, Romania, and Germany. We are the naval division of the family-owned Damen Shipyards Group which employs 12,000 professionals globally. Damen Naval designs and builds advanced naval vessels for customers all over the world. With a passion for technological innovation and sustainable solutions, we continue to push the boundaries in naval shipbuilding. You can be part of our team! Are you ready for duty?The roleDamen Naval is currently seeking a skilled (Senior) Engineer Systems Requirements to join us on a temporary basis, focusing on capturing and managing customer requirements for a naval shipbuilding project.In this interim role, you will play a pivotal part in ensuring the alignment of customer wishes with project deliverables, utilizing your expertise in Requirements Management processes. Reporting to the Manager Systems Engineering and operationally to the Project Manager Engineering/ Team Leader Engineering, you’ll contribute to the establishment of clear specifications for processes and products, crucial for our engineering teams and subcontracted work packages.Key accountabilitiesAs (Senior) Engineer Requirements Management, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Capturing customer requirements using the requirements management tool (DOORS).
  • Ensuring the establishment of requirements baselines and traceable changes.
  • Analyzing, grouping, and decomposing requirements to facilitate clear functional and non-functional specifications.
  • Participating in making requirements smart, consistent, and resolving conflicting requirements.
  • Facilitating proactive communication with project colleagues to ensure requirements are well-understood and properly captured.
  • Structuring requirements for specific work packages, internally or through outsourcing/subcontracting.
  • Monitoring the development process and providing reports on requirement status to internal stakeholders.
  • Conducting systems verification activities to collect objective evidence of compliance.

Skills & experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree and knowledge of Systems Engineering principles, especially in Requirements Management, with experience in DOORS considered a plus.
  • Affinity with System Engineering processes, including deriving requirements based on operational scenarios.
  • Experience or willingness to work in international development projects within a matrix organization structure.
  • Strong common sense, logical thinking, and proficiency with digital tools.
  • Strong project-based work ethic, taking ownership and responsibility for collective objectives.
  • Effective coordination and management skills in technical/engineering activities, with clear reporting abilities.
  • Excellent command of English is required; proficiency in German is highly beneficial, and Dutch mastery is advantageous.
  • Excellent references antecedents as a pre-employment security screening is standard part of the recruitment procedure.
  • Permanent EU citizenship and passport are both required and candidates with NL/EU (work) visa or with both an EU and non-EU nationality and/or passport are not eligible in accordance with the requirements imposed by the military nature of our projects.

What we offerAt Damen Naval, we value our interim team members and strive for a positive and successful collaboration. As an interim professional on secondment basis (detachering) or as a freelancer (ZZP), we offer you the following conditions:

  • An attractive rate, ensuring at least equal pay to permanent staff.
  • Travel allowance of 23 cents per kilometre.
  • Flexibility to work partially from home.
  • Challenging and innovative projects.

OtherAre you interested in the interim position of [vacancy title], kindly submit your application along with your CV and motivation letter. Please state your preferred agreement, secondment (detachering) or freelance (zzp) along with an indication of:

  • Secondment: your monthly gross salary based on fulltime work.
  • Freelance: your hourly rate.

For more information about the vacancy or Damen Naval, please visit the website, the or call the Corporate Recruitment department on +31 (0)118- 485 000.Please note that due to the military nature of our projects, only candidates who have permanent EU nationality can be considered for vacancies at Damen Naval. Unfortunately, we are not allowed to process candidates who (also) have a non-EU passport or nationality. A pre-employment and security screening and investigation form part of the recruitment process.Damen Naval does not approve commercial, contractor and/or agency or other commercial use of this advertisement. Proposing candidates without invitation is not appreciated and they will not be considered. #LI-DNS1

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Schiedam, Zuid-Holland

Job date

Wed, 17 Apr 2024 04:52:54 GMT

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