Senior Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
Kent, Rochester, England
11 Jun 2019
25 Jun 2019
Jamie Meurs
Electronics, Systems

Senior Systems Engineer - Display Products

Would you like to work as part of an integrated project team developing world-leading augmented reality and see-through display systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Systems Engineer for Display Products at our site in Rochester.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will be you will be working in a team environment to specify, design and verify systems that meets the complex and demanding requirements of our customers. These systems provide solutions for our military and commercial products.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a varied team, supporting new and innovative products alongside those that are established across a range of applications and industries.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Systems Engineer - Display Products will involve:

Working in a team environment to specify, design and verify systems that meets the complex and demanding requirements of our customers. These systems provide solutions for our military and commercial products

Making cross-functional technical trade-off decisions

Knowledge management and knowledge transfer

Mentoring and coaching other engineers

Leading technical development activities

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Systems Engineer - Display Products:


Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience

Experience in augmented reality and see-through display systems

Extensive experience as a systems engineer including specifying and managing requirements, system level design and System verification and integration experience

Experience of making cross-functional technical trade-off decisions


Chartered status desirable

Use of modelling tools such as Matlab/Simulink and Enterprise Architect

Experience of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) with knowledge of SysML being advantageous

Experience in safety assessments for civil and military projects

Knowledge of electronics and embedded software

Experience of trials and end user interactions

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent team skills, be self-motivated, adaptable and will have the ability to prioritise and manage technical challenges, while coaching and guiding others.

Location: Rochester

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.

Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

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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