SFU Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
Hampshire, England, Portsmouth
05 Mar 2019
19 Mar 2019
Grainne Henderson
Job Type

Systems Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the delivery and acceptance of a torpedo system on time and within budget? We currently have two vacancies for a Systems Engineer at our site in Broad Oak in Portsmouth.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be involved in the design and develop of solutions, resolving engineering issues and problems for a range of situations relating to the design and acceptance responsibilities of the SFU System Design Team. You will also be supporting the development of the concept design for a future light weight torpedo.

This role will provide you with the chance to develop as an engineer, with the potential for excellent career progression opportunities in the future.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

Undertaking functional design and/or providing qualification and evidence for acceptance, fitness for purpose, regulatory & legislative requirements, and safety relating to SFU

Undertaking system and sub-system requirements derivation, specification and management

Specifying internal and external interfaces

Performing systems design trade-off studies

Specifying compliance, qualification and acceptance tests and trials

Performing internal verification of compliance evidence

Agreeing compliance, qualification and acceptance evidence with Customer

Maintaining the projects DOORS requirements database

Your skills and qualifications:

Expertise in Systems Designs

Previous experience or exposure to system integration

Degree qualified in an appropriate discipline, or an equivalent level of competence

A defence background is preferred

Torpedo knowledge is an advantage

What we're looking for in you:

You will be able to work effectively both independently, as well as within a team. You will have a strong attention to detail and will be able to solve problems. Your concise, logical and accurate communication skills will enable you to challenge and thus aid your own understanding and proactively give feedback on task progress and emergent issues.

Location: Broad Oak, Portsmouth

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.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. 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.

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