Software Installation Engineer

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

Software Installation Engineer

Would you like to be at the forefront of the latest technologies for the deployment of our complex, Combat System software products across the Royal Navy? We currently have a vacancy for a Software Installation Engineer at our site in New Malden.

As a Software Installation Engineer, you will be assisting the Installation team, develop and maintain scripts and applications, which enable the build and installation of software baselines relating to a number of complex Naval Combat System equipment (CSEs) including the CMS & Shared Infrastructure Products.

This role will provide you with exposure to multiple RN platforms including Queen Elizabeth Carrier, Type 26 Frigate, Type 45 Destroyer and the new River Class OPVs. All software developed will be highly configurable, in order to maximise commonality across CSEs.

Your main responsibilities as a Software Installation Engineer will involve:

Designing, developing and maintaining automation of system builds and clones

Designing, developing and maintaining the installation framework, applications and application specific installation solutions

Assisting with system installations

Performing investigations into issues discovered

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential -

  • Experience in Windows operating systems
  • Experience in any structured programming language
  • An understanding of configuration management concepts

Desirable -

  • Windows 7/10/Server 2008/2012/2016 functionality
  • Active directory and domain knowledge
  • Windows Scripting Tools - VB Script, PowerShell or Batch Job, .Net Framework and XML
  • Windows security features
  • Networks (architecture and protocols)

What we're looking for in you:

You will be able to work in a team environment with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You will have a professional approach to dealing with the customer community, colleagues and suppliers.

Salary: Competitive

Location: New Malden

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.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. 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. We offer the flexibility you need 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. Talk to us about Smart Working.

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.

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.