Flight Systems Architect - UK and International

BAE Systems
Kent, Rochester, England
17 Jan 2019
16 Feb 2019
Natalie Humphrey
Job Type

Flight Systems Architect - UK and International

An amazing opportunity exists to work for BAE Electronic Systems in the role of Flight Systems Architect based in the UK or on International Assignment.

As a Flight Systems Architect you will be responsible for leading the preliminary design of complex flight systems. Your duties will include but not be limited too;

  • Setting the context for the design and leading high level design decision making
  • Gathering technical and business requirements and clearly communicating them
  • Creating functional and physical design architectures
  • Leading modelling, analysis and trades to ensure the architecture is appropriate
  • Documenting and presenting architectures and cost trades to stakeholders
  • Assisting in generating product road maps for future business
Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills
  • High levels of experience in the systems engineering domain
  • Experience in flight control system design
  • Familiarity with aerospace development/certification regime
  • Ability to communicate with large design teams, customers and business leaders
  • Experience of model based design
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
    Desirable skills
  • Have achieved Chartered Engineer status
  • Experience of working with end-users and customers
  • Software Development
  • Electronic hardware development
  • Mechanical systems and Actuation
What we're looking for in you:

  • You will have extensive problem solving skills and the ability to look at the bigger picture and build consensus with disparate groups.
  • The role requires an experienced candidate with the ability to work within a multi-cultural collaborative environment Internationally
  • Location: Rochester & International

    Please note for International roles initial training will be based in Rochester (UK)

    Grade: 10

    Salary: £50000 to £60000

    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.

    Electronic Systems

    The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

    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. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

    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.

    Similar jobs

    More searches like this

    Similar jobs