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Would you like to be involved in designing, developing, and delivering cutting edge combat systems for the world's most advanced military submarines? BAE Systems is recruiting an Engineer (Electrical) to join our Combat Systems team to be based at either Weymouth (Dorset) or Frimley (Surrey).
Systems design of the world leading Common Combat System is currently being rolled out across the UK Submarine flotilla. We have several roles that encompass all aspects of design through the lifecycle, from concept design, requirements capture and management, system and subsystem design, through to test strategies, acceptance and design update. Not just your everyday system design role!
As Engineer (Electrical) you will coordinate and execute engineering tasks, or packages of work, and provide guidance and advice in a consistent professional manner within the discipline, taking cognisance of appropriate budget, timescale and quality standards where required. We can provide formal and on the job training if you would like to develop or transfer your skills.
As an Engineer (Electrical) your main responsibilities will involve:
Providing support to the Shipbuilder on physical design and installation issues covering the physical items to be installed and their services.
Generation and management of Installation Guidance information for the Combat System Physical items
Generation of physical design concepts and solutions for the Combat System
Generation of technical requirements, installation drawings, and equipment specifications to enable procurement from sub-contractor suppliers
Supporting the Combat System non-functional qualification and acceptance activities including query answering on physical design aspects
Problem Solving of complex systems and equipment
As an Engineer (Electrical) your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
An understanding of Electrical and Mechanical principles.
Conversant in the use of MS Office packages
Good communication and problem-solving skills
What we're looking for in you:
We want team players who respect the opinions of others, we want people to have a common project goal and share in a knowledge sharing culture.
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 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
Complex Systems and Support:
Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.
Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer's affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.
We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.
As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.
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.