Lead Hardware Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Kent, Rochester
01 Feb 2019
15 Feb 2019
Natalie Humphrey
Job Type

Lead Hardware Engineer

Would you like to be part of a management team? We currently have a vacancy for a Lead Hardware Engineer at our site in Rochester.

As a Lead Hardware Engineer, you will be expected to have a robust and demonstrable understanding of both product design and work package control, which will ensure all lifecycle aspects are correctly addressed together with the associated trades made, in doing so.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be part of the technical leadership of a dedicated expert team responsible for the design lifecycle of our electronic solutions for products such as Helmet Mounted & Head-up Display, Mission Computing, Flight Control, Active Inceptor and other associated safety critical technology.

Your main responsibilities as a Lead Hardware Engineer will involve:

Technology identification & reuse strategies

Model definition and requirements management

Functional partitioning & configuration management

Circuit design & schematic capture as well as design analysis

Commissioning & integrating

Verification &validation including EMC & environmental

Your skills and qualifications as a Lead Hardware Engineer:

Experience of design and identifying improvements to working practices and team skill development

Experience of working collaboratively with other disciplines, within an integrated team to optimise solutions and minimise impacts from dependencies

Experience of timescales and budgets

Demonstrate experience and knowledge of risk and opportunities management

What we're looking for in you:

You will be self-starter, capable of managing your own work and the output of others, including skills development of a large team of mixed capability engineers.
You will have good coaching skills, with the ability to peer review and technically guide the work of others.
You will be confident and able to build relationships with suppliers and customers.

Salary: £57,000 +

Location: Rochester

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, childcare vouchers, 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

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

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.

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