Senior Engineer - Signatures

BAE Systems
Glasgow, Scotland
Closing date
24 Sep 2020

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Senior Engineer - Signatures

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer - Signatures at our site in Scotstoun.

As a Senior Engineer - Signatures, you will be responsible for the delivery of signatures modelling and verification tasks, delivering against the Canadian Surface Combatant design requirements.

This role will provide you with exposure to the design, build and test phases across the whole ship, whilst working on emerging technologies and providing innovative engineering solutions.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer - Signatures will involve:

  • Co-ordinating own activities, including delivery of assessment and guidance of equipment, systems, ship integration and implementation to control the platform's signatures
  • Maintaining Signatures predictions in line with the project design requirements; assisting with the mitigation of non-compliances and risks, working across project disciplines to achieve resolution
  • Ensuring that the models use an adequate representation of the ship and its environment for the signatures under examination
  • Development and integration into the platform
  • Progressive refinement of signature models and analysis as maturity of data increases

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer - Signatures:

Technical knowledge of RCS & IR modelling including RCS and IR generation mechanisms and reduction techniques

Technical knowledge of platform design and integration, with particular reference to signature reduction and control techniques

Technical knowledge of modelling techniques signatures

Experience of engineering design processes

Maintaining documentation / calculation records under configuration control

Determining areas requiring technical investigation and acting to deliver

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a self-motivated individual, who is keen to understand complex situations and proactively develop solutions in-line with programme requirements. You must also possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence and build effective working relationships with various stakeholders which will allow you to collaborate with teams and educate suppliers.

Location: Scotstoun

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

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

Our Naval Ships business

We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. 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 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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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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