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Senior Simulation & Modelling Engineer

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Location: Remote

Job type: Contract

Salary: Competitive

Delkia is a specialist systems integrator operating throughout the UK and Internationally for safety-related and mission-critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Aerospace, Maritime, Defence and Clean Energy.

Our offering includes system integration, engineering design, technical consultancy, and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project’s needs, maturity and technology requirements.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Simulation & Modelling Engineer to join our dynamic team at Delkia.

Overview of the role

The Senior Simulation & Modelling Engineer (SSME) will be responsible for the simulation modelling for complex control systems and algorithm development. Reporting to the Engineering Manager(s) and Project Manager(s) the SSME will support programme and project completion for simulation-based work for in-house and client projects. They will be an expert in field technically and be willing to develop and manage small specialist teams.

Key responsibilities

The role will be to act on behalf of Delkia, supporting and delivering simulation and modelling projects internally to Delkia and within client project teams. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Support and provide input into Delkia’s strategy for modelling investment and training.

  • Support ongoing projects as a SSME.

  • Support software licensing / renewals.

  • Act as one of the company subject matter experts for simulation development.

  • Work with other engineering capabilities; including research and development for both internal and external projects.

  • Provide technical consultancy to clients and internal stakeholders.

  • Provide input into technical company strategy and R&D programme.

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites:

  • Systems engineering skills:


  • Sound underlying analytical and mathematical knowledge to be able to define the problem to conduct trade off studies, parameter sweeps and optimisation.

  • Generate robust reports using sound analytical methods to discuss the problem, the solution, trade-offs, and recommendations going forward.


  • Model-based design skills.

  • Strong MATLAB and Simulink skills for algorithm development and system design skills.

  • Familiarity with classical control theory would be helpful but not necessary.

  • Practical working knowledge of automated code generation techniques, and design choices that affect code performance.

  • Use of continuous integration and continuous delivery systems to enable regular deployment of models to hardware.

  • Correctness of design

  • Practical knowledge of test and verification methodologies including formal methods.

  • Use of simulation to capture scenarios to develop success criteria.

  • Experience in modelling and simulation.

  • A degree / master’s degree in systems engineering (or similar) would be preferable.

  • Chartered status through the IET preferable.

  • Outstanding communication skills with sound business related knowledge.

  • Ability to support colleagues at all levels effectively and professionally even when presented with extreme circumstances.

  • Excellent presentation skills.

Company Overview

Based Preston and Cumbria, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator in systems engineering design and systems integration in the Aerospace, Maritime and Clean Energy sectors.


To become the leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.


• Collaboration and Teamwork

• Integrity, Trust and Accountability

• Safety and Security

• Client Focused

• Social Value and Impact

• Continuous Improvement

Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please be aware that many roles working for Delkia will be subject to security vetting restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and your place of birth may limit the roles you can perform.

All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

How to apply:

If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch to discuss.


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