Combat Systems Integration Engineer

BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland
09 Jan 2019
23 Jan 2019
Caroline Dey
Defence, Marine
Job Type

Combat Systems Engineer - Physical Integration

Would you like to play a pivotal role integrating complex Combat Systems equipment into Naval Platforms If so we currently have vacancies for Combat Systems Engineers - Physical Integration at our site in Scotstoun.

As a Combat Systems Engineer - Physical Integration, you will play a key role in the conduct of the overall Combat Systems system physical integration design activities; ensuring compliance of the Combat Systems Physical Integration Design process with the Warship Engineering Management Plan (EMP), traceability to the defined requirement and overall consistency within the Warship. You will ratify and assure the availability of the Combat Systems Physical installation data and constraints for the Platform Integrated Project Team and undertake physical integration design of the Combat Systems and its compartments and support Topside Layout

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on a unique range of products and programmes, including National and International shipbuild programmes with a wide and varied stakeholder base.

Your main responsibilities as a Combat Systems Engineer - Physical Integration will involve:

Deliver a package of engineering work, with the development of best practice to increase the capability, performance of tools and processes

Participate in Technical reviews of the Combat Systems Physical Integration Design products and deliverables

Work with the Combat Systems Engineering Managers and Technical Leaders to evolve the physical integration design within the overall cost and schedule constraints

Monitoring the deign process and advising of shortfalls against the Warship EMP and physical integration process plans

Your skills and qualifications as a Combat Systems Engineer - Physical Integration:


Understanding of combat systems design or operations is essential

Relevant engineering degree or qualified to HNC/HND standard with relevant work experience in support or equivalent experience


Ship build experience would be an advantage

FORAN or similar programme experience beneficial

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a strong communicator with the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels. You will work well within a team, whilst having the organisational skills to work independently to prioritise and manage your own workloads.

Location: Scotstoun, Glasgow

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, 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

Combat Systems

We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life threatening situations.

In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal Navy's surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of our combat systems.

We pride ourselves on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.

We offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop with us. The health and well-being of our employees matters to us and that's why we offer the flexibility for you to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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