Senior Software Integration Engineer

BAE Systems
Surrey, England
16 Jan 2019
30 Jan 2019
Charlotte Light
Job Type

Senior Software Integration Engineer

Would you like to join our software Integration team in ensuring that complex software system builds are robust, reliable and satisfy the non-functional requirements of the system? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Software Integration Engineer at our site in New Malden

The software Integration team provides software build, test rig management, system integration and software release services for a number of projects supplying naval combat system equipment (CSE). As a Senior Software Integration Engineer, you will be integrating a Windows-based Naval Combat Management System on a networked virtualised shared infrastructure or black-box PC based system architecture. You will be working on representative combat system equipment to investigate and resolve challenging software integration issues.

This role will also provide you with opportunities to work at land-based UK test sites and on board Royal Navy ships. You will get the chance to work closely with subject matter experts on a number of interesting programmes.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Software Integration Engineer will involve:

Integrating software applications into system builds

Installing software on local integration facilities

Supporting systems at UK test sites and on board Royal Navy ships

Demonstrating system integrity with both scripted and informal testing

Supporting usage of representative target hardware

Investigating potential issues

Releasing system builds for use on ship

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Familiar with Windows 7/10/Server 2008/2012/2016 functionality
  • Ability to methodically investigate a symptom to understand and isolate the root cause
  • Ability to quickly understand how areas of a complex system work
  • Knowledge of Ada, C++ or C# software languages


  • Experience with Virtual machines and VMware ESXi
  • Understanding of networks (architecture and protocols)
  • Use of OS diagnostic tools (e.g. for Windows, Perfmon and the SysInternals tools)

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent problem solver, capable of applying past experience to support the understanding and investigation of new issues. Your determination will ensure you are not fazed by complexity. Your communication and interpersonal skills will include the ability to work effectively with others.

Location: New Malden

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.

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.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.