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Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering

BAE Systems
Surrey, Frimley, England
Closing date
29 Jan 2021
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Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering

Would you like an exciting opportunity within our Common Infrastructure Subsystem Design Team which forms part of the wider Combat System Group and are currently expanding to meet the demands of developing infrastructure solutions for the next generation RN Submarines We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering at our site in Frimley.

As a System Engineer within the Common Infrastructure Subsystem Design Team you will be working across the full engineering lifecycle from requirement gathering to qualification.

You will be responsible for eliciting requirements from a range of stakeholders and then deriving and maintaining those requirements to the appropriate level for subsystem specification and supporting the ongoing process of change by raising Enterprise Change documents and providing impact assessments as required.

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

Requirement analysis, derivation and maintenance at Common Infrastructure Subsystem and Product level

Defining and capturing qualification statements/cases against requirements

Creation of subsystem design material

Creation and maintenance of Interface Control Documents

Creation and maintenance of design checklists to indicate design safety and maturity

Supporting to the ongoing process of change by raising change documents and providing impact assessments

Your skills and qualifications:


A degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering or related scientific discipline

Through lifecycle System Engineering Experience (from requirement analysis and design through to qualification)

Experience of interface specification

Familiar with a formal Systems Engineering Lifecycle

Knowledge of at least one or more of the following: -

Computing Technologies

Storage Technologies

Network Switches

Network Routing



TCP/IP Networking


Operating Systems

Interfaces, including HCI, Power, Mechanical

Capture and Management of Requirements using relevant tools


IBM Rational DOORS

Enterprise Architect (SysML Modelling)

Siemens TeamCenter or other configuration management tools

Experience of interface specification

Experience of network design

Experience of Microsoft Office Tools (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Visio)

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to operate effectively as part of a collaborative team with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written to allow you to work with and influence a variety of stakeholders. You will be proactive in looking for process improvement opportunities and sharing best practice.

Location: Frimley

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.


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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