Principal Engineer - Systems (validation & verification)

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
17 Apr 2019
01 May 2019
Justine Poulastides
Project Engineering
Job Type
Principal Engineer - Systems (Validation & Verification)

Would you like to play a key role in the definition of maturity lifecycle for integrated system outputs, which is not in place? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Systems (Validation & Verification) at our site in Barrow.

As a Principal Engineer - Systems (Validation & Verification), you will be liaising with process and procedure groups and the systems integration manager to drive delivery, which means looking at how this is carried out currently and how we can implement a standard process.

This role will provide you with a new team and you will work on part of a major project dealing with national security in a growth area and to be part of the biggest defence and complex engineering company's.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Systems (Validation & Verification) will involve:

Definition of maturity lifecycle for integrated system outputs, liaising with process and procedure groups and the systems integration manager to drive delivery.

Definition of overall quality/V&V strategy for the integrated systems

Base on the overall strategy; define the processes and procedures to be used.

Process adherence/audit

Working with key stakeholders to ensure alignment and consistency between the integrated systems group and the wider Dreadnought programme:

Engendering a quality culture within the integrated systems group.

Supporting the suppliers in delivering outputs to the required maturity as well as identifying opportunities to increase maturity earlier in the lifecycle.

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree qualification (or equivalent) in relevant STEM subject such as Systems Engineering or any relevant experience gained on a large military project.

Knowledge of, and experience in system V&V

Experience of managing the configuration of software based systems throughout the engineering lifecycle.

Experience of/ ability to interact with a wide variety of stakeholders and customer representatives.

Professional membership such as INCOSE or chartered status (CEng) or working towards

What we're looking for in you:

Professional membership such as INCOSE or chartered status (CEng) or working towards

Location: Barrow

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.

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.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and 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.

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.

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