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System Defence Engineering

Posting Date:  2 Apr 2024
City:  Roma

Roma, IT, 144

Contract Type:  Permanent
Division:  Space & Defence
Level of experience:  Intermediate

RINA is currently recruiting for a System Defence Engineering to join its office in ROME within the Space & Defence Division.


The system engineer consultant support the client to develop tailor-made system solutions that meet specific requirements and provide added value through design and process optimization and efficiency. System Specification activities through the definition and allocation of clear and comprehensive requirements, collaborating with both client stakeholders and end-users to understand system needs.

Key Accountabilities

  • Requirement Analysis: Collaborate with client development team to specify system requirements, including functional, non-functional, and interface requirements.
  • System Functionality Definition: Identify and describe the key functionalities of the system, considering requirements and final user needs.
  • System Specification Development: Organize and structure the System Specification clearly and coherently.
  • Review and Approval: Conduct periodic reviews of the System Specification with key client stakeholders to ensure the accuracy and completeness of requirements and obtain formal approval.
  • Change Management: Manage changes in system requirements during the development process, ensuring they are evaluated, documented, and implemented appropriately.



Bachelor’s Degree
Master’s Degree in Engineering General


  1. Technical Knowledge: basic knowledge in front-edge technologies and Space & Defence systems: experience in drafting system requirements for an air/naval defense system; experience in verifying system requirements for an air/naval defense system.

  2. Programming Skills: basic knowledge of at least one programming language.

  3. Knowledge of Best Practices: Familiarity with best practices and methodologies in the field of systems engineering, including military (MIL-STD-498) and industry standards (IEC/EN/ISO).

  4. Reporting: Ability to analyze and process data and represent them synthetically (reports, metrics, graphs).

  5. Use of Engineering tools: e.g. IBM DOORS, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).


  • ADDRESS THE WAY - Have a big picture of different situations and reinterpret it in a perspective way
  • BUILD NETWORK - Forge trust relationships, across departments, and outside the organization
  • CLIENT INTIMACY - Embrace internal and external client needs, expectations, and requirements to ensure maximum satisfaction
  • EARN TRUST - Take everyone's opinion into account and remain open to diversity
  • MAKE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS - Structure activities according to priorities, actions, resources and constraint
  • MANAGE EMOTIONS - Recognise one's and other's emotions and express and regulate one's reactions
  • PIONEER CHANGE - Actively embrace change and benefit from the new circumstances
  • PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - Promote commitment by keeping promises as a Role Model
  • THINK FORWARD - Capitalise on experiences and translate them into action plans for the future


With over 5,600 employees and 200 offices in 70 countries worldwide, RINA is a multinational player which provides certification, marine classification, product testing, site supervision and vendor inspection, training and engineering consultancy services across a wide range of sectors. Our business model covers the full process of project development, from concept to completion. The aim is to guarantee a project’s technical, environmental and safety - and sometimes also economic and financial - sustainability.


At RINA, we endeavor to create a work environment where every single person is valued and encouraged to develop new ideas. We provide equal employment opportunities and are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels respected and safe from discrimination or harassment of any kind. We are also compliant to the Italian Law n. 68/99.

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