Support Engineering (Database and Systems Engineers)

BAE Systems
Hampshire, England, Portsmouth / England, Gloucestershire, Filton
Closing date
16 Nov 2019

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Support Engineering (Database and Systems Engineers)

Would you like to work within the Data Integration team supporting the Type 45 Destroyer and Queen Elizabeth Class ships? We currently have vacancies for Database and Systems Engineers at our sites in Filton and Portsmouth.

As a Database and Systems Engineer, you will be part of a team of support engineers undertaking the integration of logistics and technical data within the logistics applications enabling the:

  • Configuration, build, and delivery of the technical information supporting both classes of ships.
  • Providing support to the operation of the Data Integration Service, including database management, problem solving and provision of accurate and timely reports to support the integration activities.
  • Providing support to the waterfront and ships in resolving issues with equipment/systems logistics and technical data.

This role will provide you with future career opportunities which could include progression to senior engineer level, as well as the chance to be supported in obtaining chartership.

Your main responsibilities as a Database and Systems Engineer will involve:

Working on and completing work packages to the required service quality checks ensuring data integration is accurate

Updating and maintaining the databases to support the technical data output and Ship delivery schedules

Assisting in other areas of the department as and when required

Liaising with other departments across the business

Skills and qualifications:

Knowledge and experience in the application and use of an Logistic Support Analysis Record (LSAR) application. EAGLE iLog or EPS is preferred but not essential.

Knowledge and understanding in the use of Standard Query Language (SQL) and Relational Database Management System (RDBMS).

Oracle database administration knowledge and experience is desirable.

Experience in an engineering or computer science related discipline or have equivalent practical experience in a similar role within another organisation

Knowledge of the Eagle iLog/EPS product is preferred but full training will be provided

What we're looking for in you:

HNC/HND or a degree in engineering or computer sciences would be desirable but not essential.

Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a style appropriate to the audience to convey facts and ideas clearly, accurately, concisely and persuasively.

Good communication skills enabling technical discussion with customers, colleagues and suppliers.

Flexible in response to changes.

Computer literate.

Location: Filton and Portsmouth

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance, Employee Incentive Scheme 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.

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 Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include integrated logistics support, ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

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.

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.

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