Power Electronics Systems Design Authority

BAE Systems
England, Hampshire, Portsmouth
Closing date
23 Oct 2019
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Power Electronics Systems Design Authority

Would you like to work within an interesting role supporting the Maritime Sector at BAE Systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Power Electronics Systems Design Authority at our site in Broad Oak.

The System Design Authority will support multiple legacy Naval Power Systems products and will provide engineering support to manufacturing.

This role will encompass a wide variety of system technologies from legacy to modern day designs. You will have expanding responsibility in line with succession planning.

Your main responsibilities as a Power Electronics Systems Design Authority will involve:

Performing System Design Authority activities on naval power systems

Providing engineering support to test and production

Supporting PDS (Post Design Services) activities

Supporting test investigations

Defining test methods and equipment

Your skills and qualifications:


Diagnosis of electronic equipment

Experience in electronic design techniques (1970s to now)

Functional knowledge of high current applications, switching power supplies, analogue, digital and

Micro-processor technologies

A working knowledge of safe working practices particularly on deployed naval equipment.

An understanding of the appropriate choice of materials for target environments when resolving obsolescence issues


Sonar systems experience/knowledge

Propulsion control systems experience/knowledge

Degaussing systems experience/knowledge

Generator voltage control experience/knowledge

Relevant degree

Chartered Engineer

What we're looking for in you:

You must have good negotiation skills with the ability to resolve any customer conflicts that may occur. You will possess excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

Location: Broad Oak

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.

BAE Systems Maritime

Our Maritime Sector encompasses three lines of business; Submarines, Naval Ships and Maritime Services. We design and manufacture complex naval ships and submarines, as well as their state of the art combat systems and equipment. We also offer an array of associated services, including training solutions, maintenance and modernisation programmes to support ships and equipment in service around the world and the management of supporting infrastructure.

We employ a diverse range of people with the unique expertise to design, integrate and support platforms and systems; all focussed on understanding our customers' evolving needs, meeting their expectations and delivering on commitments made to them, wherever they are in the world.

We have significant growth opportunities across our three dynamic businesses with exciting transformation programmes running right through the next decade; strengthening our competitive advantage and developing our business as an employer of choice for our current and future employees.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

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.

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.


We’re pleased to launch a BAE Systems first; an interactive video. If you are interested in learning more about working with submarines, click the link below to experience, in your own way, a day in the life at the BAE Systems submarine shipyard.


Contact Us
  • GB
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert