Senior Principal Systems Engineer, Principal Systems Engineer,
Senior Principal Systems Engineer, Principal Systems Engineer, Senior Systems Engineer and Systems Engineers
Opportunities like this don't come along every day…Would you like the new challenge of making an impact on some of the biggest projects in the UK defence market right now? Join our highly-skilled Combat Systems team and you'll be part of something you can be proud of; equipping the Royal Navy with another world class capability. We currently have vacancies for Principal Systems Engineer, Principal Systems Engineer and Systems Engineers at our sites in New Malden, Broad Oak, Dorchester or Frimley
As a Systems Engineer, you will be performing a range of systems engineering tasks to ensure that the overall system will behave according to its functional & non-functional requirements. You will be required to demonstrate key technical skills and be able to communicate strongly both verbally and in writing to management and peers.
In return, this role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your skills further within a supportive team environment.
Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:
Contributing to the elaboration and agreement of system requirements understanding the change in system capability against an established design baseline
Analysing Date Exchange Specifications using their content to elaborate systems requirements and to direct system design.
Supporting the development of design specifications under guidance and carry out design activities in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards.
Participating in the development, maintenance and modifying of the engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need.
Carrying out technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the design of improvements.
Contribute to process improvement within the operational and/or engineering team to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation.
Support liaison with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters.
Your skills and qualifications
Ability to operate in a large, complex multi-project environment
To have some knowledge & ability to grow skills in one or more of the following systems engineering disciplines:
System Acceptance Management
Trials & Integration Support
What we're looking for in you:
You will have strong communication skills and be able to build good working relationships with both management and your team. A positive attitude and the ability to problem solve is key to this role.
Location: New Malden, Broad Oak, Dorchester or Frimley
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.
We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life threatening situations.
In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal Navy's surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of our combat systems.
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.