Systems Engineer - Platform Management & Control

BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland
08 Feb 2019
22 Feb 2019
Danielle Darragh
Job Type

Systems Engineer - Platform Management & Control

We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer - Platform Management & Control at our site in Scotstoun.

Due to work on the Type 26 Programme, the latest Frigates being built for the Royal Navy and also recent contract wins in the export market BAE Systems engineering team are currently expanding their systems engineering team.

The purpose of this role is to assist with the development of the Type 26 Platform Monitoring & Control systems and integration within the Type 26 Platform and management of the PMS supplier. The suitable candidate should have systems engineering background/experience but not necessarily from a maritime environment. Ideally you will have a good knowledge of systems engineering processes and lifecycles.

With a large engineering function and long running programmes there's potential to grow your career with BAE Systems.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

PMC Subsystem ownership - working with stakeholders across type 26 and customer to ensure what is being designed and procured meets expectations and requirements

Managing control and instrumentation parts assignment and end solution across the platform

Working with Supply Chain to produce Statements of Work and Change Requests to support the ongoing development of the PMS solution

Liaison with Stage 1 and Stage 2 Platform design teams and the Combat Systems Shared Network Infrastructure team in order to ensure the PMS solution is integrated within the overall Type 26 Design

Review of supplier documentation and attendance at supplier design reviews and acceptance tests

Your skills and qualifications:

Previous systems engineering / Engineering Design experience is essential

Knowledge of Control and Instrumentation systems and equipment or knowledge of engineering design lifecycle if not from a C&I background

Knowledge of Marine or electrical systems is desirable with an awareness of wider ship systems such as Diesel Generators, Propulsion Motors and auxiliary systems

Awareness of Technical Specifications and requirements generation and requirements management

CAD skills such with tool sets such as Creo View and Solid Works is desirable

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills, ability to adapt to change and flexible to deadlines and changing requirements, new project so willingness to be involved in developing the role and generating new ideas to improve processes and helping the programme succeed.

Location: Scotstoun

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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

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.

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