Senior Electronics Engineer
Would you like to play a key role in the design and delivery of complex submarine combat systems, while developing a career in Electrical engineering? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Electronics Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.
As a Senior Electronics Engineer, you will be looking after the design of navigation systems which form a vital part of the overall combat system deployed on current and future submarines in operation with the Royal Navy.
This role will provide you the opportunity to work with cutting edge systems and platforms, being faced with a diverse set of engineering challenges that are unique to this industry.
Your main responsibilities as a Senior Electronics Engineer will involve:
Working in the navigation team, designing new systems for future submarine programmes and providing support to in service combat systems
Taking the lead on Electrical design projects, Supporting progress reviews, design reviews and quality audits
Supporting the Technical Authority in defining and managing the navigation system requirements set
Supporting the design of navigation systems from requirements through to delivery for future submarine programmes
Supporting design change for existing systems
Your skills and qualifications:
Degree level qualification or equivalent experience, in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)
Ability to generate technical reports
Electronics engineering experience (design)
Experience in Network Communications
Experience of systems architecture and design
Understanding of systems engineering principals
Experience within the marine/defence industry
What we're looking for in you:
You will be analytically minded, with a high level of written and verbal communication skills. You will be self-motivated, working well independently, but also absorb knowledge from technical experts in order to develop their own skills.
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.
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.