Technologist - Research & Technology Management

BAE Systems
Cumbria, England, Barrow-In-Furness / England / England
16 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Lauren Duff
Job Type

Technologist - Research & Technology Management

Would you like to work independently on product issues and improvements, within a team of forward thinking engineers looking to develop future product and engineering strategies? We currently have a vacancy for a Technologist (Research & Technology Management) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Technologist (Research & Technology Management), you will be helping to identify and commission pioneering research and technology development across the Business, driving the direction of future Submarine Platforms and applying the knowledge/data to emergent issues.

This role will provide you with exposure across the business, dealing with multiple stakeholders in bringing technical resolution, whilst offering exposure to the Heads of Engineering.

Your main responsibilities as a Technologist (Research & Technology Management) will involve:

Facilitating discussions with both internal and external stakeholders to identify opportunities for technological intervention

Researching problem space, external technological trends, best practice and developing opportunities for research or product development

Developing strategies and supporting business case development that include schedule and cost savings, as well as highlighting any technical risks

Hold regular engagement sessions with our Engineering Technologist community

Managing delivery of technology development projects

Your skills and qualifications:

Degree or equivalent experience in a STEM related discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics

Expertise in technologies relating to one of our key technological areas of interest (High Value Manufacture, Submarine Propulsion and Support Systems, Combat Systems, Stealth & Survivability, and Information Management & Modelling)

Experience working with new technologies - technology readiness levels / system readiness levels

Experience working within academia would be advantageous

Chartered engineer or working towards chartership - desirable

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for you to be organised and self-motivated with the ability to pay close attention to detail. You will be innovative and have a passion for working with new technologies and engineering research, and possess good communication skills, with the ability to work effectively with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

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.