Consultant Engineer - Numerical Modelling & Algorithms

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria, England
13 May 2019
27 May 2019
Rusila Halofaki

Consultant Engineer (Numerical Modelling & Algorithms)

Would you like to undertake a key role contributing to the development of a "state of the art" whole boat manoeuvring solution for submarines? If so, we currently have a vacancy for a Consultant Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness within the Active Vehicle Control (AVC) team.

As a Consultant Engineer, you will harness a breadth of technical knowledge across industry networks and spearhead technical solutions with a team of professional engineers to ensure key deliverables are reached. You will be responsible for leading a range of numerical modelling and algorithm development activities to aid the development of submarine manoeuvrability.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to be a Subject Matter Expert, working with industry leading practices and helping set the way ahead to ensure submarine platform capability.

Your main responsibilities as a Consultant Electrical Engineering will involve:

Responsibility for influencing controller development activities across the three associated BAE Systems sites. This will require close working with the Warton & Rochester based teams to ensure all aspects of submarine hydrostatic & hydrodynamic control are considered throughout the design process

Assisting with ensuring the quality and fitness for purpose of the technical solution and engineering aspects of the AVC

Assisting with directing the Controller Development team, to deliver a system to safely and efficiently control the submarine, within set time scales and budgetary constraints

Responsible for ensuring that all boat controllers verification and validation activities are considered and comprehended and planned for throughout test and commissioning activities

Providing support to model validation activities

Developing and maintaining a strong working relationship with stakeholders to further the understanding and capability of the wider submarine manoeuvring community

Your skills and qualifications as a Consultant Electrical Engineering:

Experience in specifying, developing and implementing control algorithms

Experience in numerical modelling

Good working knowledge of MATLAB and Simulink toolsets

Degree equivalent or equivalent in STEM discipline

PhD or industrial experience

What we're looking for in you:

As a consultant engineer you will be a credible point of contact for a network of professional engineers and thrive at the challenge of overcoming complexity to find a solution whilst inspiring others on their technical journey.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

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.

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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