This job has expired

Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering

BAE Systems
England, Dorset, Weymouth / Hampshire, England, Portsmouth / Surrey, Frimley, England
Closing date
26 Nov 2020
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Job Details

Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering

Would you like to have the opportunity to work on one of our key programmes, helping us to design, develop and manage the integration of complex sub-systems into future submarines? We have a vacancy for a senior system engineer to work from one of our southern sites: Frimley, Weymouth, Portsmouth or Bristol.

As a Senior Systems Engineer you will be reporting into Dreadnought Integrated Systems, you will be part of a team acting as the liaison between Integrated Systems and the Dreadnought Whole Boat and Combat Systems Teams regarding systems integration.

You will support the development of test schedules based on the Dreadnought Integrated Systems Functional/Physical Model to allow the Dreadnought programme to achieve the required test coverage to allow time, cost and risks to be managed.

This could be an ideal development role for someone who is a systems thinker with an appetite to learn the specific and core duties.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering will involve:

Developing the Integrated Systems Functional/Physical Model within a MBSE framework

Acting as the liaison between Integrated Systems and other areas of the Dreadnought programme regarding systems integration and modelling

Acting as the link between the Integrated Systems Functional/Physical Model and the sub-systems that make up Integrated Systems to ensure all areas are taking approaches that are consistent with MBSE

Supporting the Dreadnought programme to manage risk by measuring test coverage

Undertaking LfE reviews to support any changes in processes required to reduce risk on the Dreadnought programme

Providing realistic programme status, identifying problem areas and implementing agreed recovery plans

Your skills and qualifications:

Systems thinker

Degree level qualification or working towards an appropriate Professional Institution membership (e.g. INCOSE, IET etc.) or equivalent experience

An understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work

An understanding of Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a self-motivated and proactive individual with the ability to absorb knowledge from technical experts to develop your own skills. We welcome people with experience of the military, defence and maritime industries, who can use their knowledge and learning to help us ensure that we provide the best products into submarines. We are also keen to work with people from other industries, technical fields and working environments who can bring in innovative and fresh thinking and work with us to participate and contribute to the important work that we do. We provide excellent formal and, on the job, training so please do apply even if you do not feel you have all the credentials above.

Location: Frimley, Portsmouth, Weymouth or Bristol or dependent on role and your personal circumstances

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

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.

Find out more at #subsgodeeper on LinkedIn


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.

Find Us
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