Principal Combat Systems Engineer - Bristol

England, Bristol
21 Mar 2019
04 Apr 2019
Melanie Killat

Principal Combat Systems Engineer
Full-Time, Permanent

About the role

Here at Babcock International we're looking to recruit a Principal Combat Systems Engineer to join our team working within our Marine & Technology sector at our Bristol Office.

As Principal Combat Systems Engineer, you'll use your expertise and wealth of knowledge of the practical application of design approaches throughout the project lifecycle of Combat System Engineering to provide professional engineering support to all activities, as directed. You will work within complex multi-discipline teams, engaging with our customers to produce unambiguous statement of requirements and manage project risk.

What do I need to do the role?

You will be educated to degree level, or equivalent, in an Engineering/Technical discipline and also hold a Chartered Engineer status. Membership of a relevant professional engineering body is also highly desirable.

We would also like you to have experience in all or some of the following:
> Ability to objectively assess different solutions against acceptance criteria (challenge and question)
> Management of project risk within the project lifecycle
> Development of design solutions, substantiated against statement of requirement
> IT capable; Office, CAD, Analytical software appropriate to discipline
> Role of Technical Authority in accordance with E&MT Governance Policy

Lastly, you'll have significant experience gained within an Engineering or Technical Environment and be a recognised expert in the Combat System Engineering field and/or have the ability to work within complex multi-discipline teams.

What else do I need to know?

> We offer a competitive salary and benefits commensurate to the role.
> The position is based at our Stoke Gifford office in Bristol.
> This post requires access to sensitive material therefore Applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo security clearances before taking up this post. Applicants who do not hold or are not eligible to apply for security clearance and meet the nationality requirements cannot be offered this post.

About Babcock International

For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom. As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to 2 week's special paid leave to help them meet their commitments. To find out more please click here.

Closing date: 3 April 2019

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