Principal Engineer - System Design

BAE Systems
Surrey, Frimley, England
04 Jun 2018
18 Jun 2018
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Principal Systems Engineer - SMS Systems Design

Would you like to play a key role in the design and development of advanced submarine platforms? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Systems Engineer - SMS Systems Design (Signature Management System) to join BAE Systems at our site in either Frimley or Weymouth.

As a Principal Systems Engineer - SMS Systems Design you will leading the design and delivery of the Data Acquisition System (DASys). You will work closely with customers and cross-functional teams to define system requirements, component architectures and support development of system functional and data models.

This role will provide you with the chance to work with the development of cutting edge systems on military platforms of national importance.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Systems Engineer - SMS Systems Design will involve:

The specification of design solutions, derivation and down selection of design options, oversight and reviewing of detailed design and development of the acoustic signature elements of the SMS Sub System.

Supporting the definition of open tactical data services for new message types

Providing assistance in addressing design and delivery queries

Producing and updating interface documentation to support the Combat System lifecycle maturity schedules

Reviewing and updating of functional and non-functional requirements

Supporting/managing design reviews of SMS and DASys, as well as the resolution of design issues

Supporting/generating the SMS Integration Test Evaluation and Acceptance Plan

Supporting the development of the SMS programme ensuring deliverables for the DASys are delivered to the schedule

Your skills and qualifications:

Analogue data acquisition system design, (analogue signal conditioning, analogue filters, and analogue to digital converters for high dynamic range, low noise, phase accurate systems)

Time synchronisation methods for distributed data acquisition systems, including IRIG B, PTP, SyncE, TSN

Ability to specify and select enclosures for harsh environments (such as heat, EMC, and vibration)

Experience across the full systems engineering life cycle, including requirements management, integration, and acceptance

What we're looking for in you:

You will have experience with working with external stakeholders across the customer community including project sponsors and end users. You will be a good team player and possess effective problem solving skills.

Location: Frimley or Weymouth

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries

Complex Systems and Support:

Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.

Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer's affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.

We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.

As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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