Principal Engineer - Systems (Integration Support)

BAE Systems
Cumbria, Barrow-In-Furness, England
17 Jan 2019
16 Feb 2019
Danielle Darragh
Job Type

Principal Engineer - Systems (Integration Support)

Would you like to play a key role in our integration systems department that is a key part of the dreadnought programme and is responsible for the delivery of the overall integration of key complex electronic systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Systems (Integration Support) at our site in Barrow.

As a Principal Engineer - Systems (Integration Support), you will be part of the facilities integration leg of the integration team, that responsible for the integration strategies and opportunities throughout a number of dreadnought facilities and you will be roughly working with around 22/23 staff operating at differing levels.

This role will provide you with working with our integrated systems group which is a newly formed organisation within dreadnought, this is a great opportunity for growth and self-definition of the role itself, ability to influence and impact on the overall strategy. A hands on role rather than just office based, working with equipment and will get visibility of development of said systems. Very complex system so a technical challenge is involved.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Systems (Integration Support) will involve:

Looking to develop an understanding of all test facilities that contribute to the complex electronic systems integration

Identify opportunities to take advantage of facilities or expertise to improve the integrations of systems

Generation and maintenance of the overall facilities strategy document

Work with the integrated systems team to support the overall integrated systems strategy.

Work with integrations facilities to derive and agreed, elicit facility requirements based on integration strategies

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree in Electronic, Systems, Electrical, Computer Science discipline

Proven experience within Defence , Oil and gas, avionics

Stakeholder management skills communications

MS Office


Test and acceptance, integration validation hardware and software,

Desirable SAP knowledge

Chartered or working towards Chartered status - beneficial

What we're looking for in you:

Attention to detail

Strong communication skills

Stakeholder management

Ability to analyse data

Ability to prioritise workloads

Team Player

Location: Barrow

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.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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.

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