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ESS Senior Integration Engineer

BAE Systems
Preston, Lancashire, England
£37,654 +
Closing date
29 Jan 2021
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ESS Senior Integration Engineer

Would you like to become part of our Air team where you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today? We currently have a vacancy for an ESS Senior Integration Engineer at our site in Warton.

As an ESS Senior Integration Engineer, you will be responsible for leading the Integration of the Eurofighter Typhoon Engineering Support System (ESS) development and clearance activities for UK and Export customers through to Entry into Service.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on exciting new projects as well as working with avionics & IT systems.

Your main responsibilities as an ESS Senior Integration Engineer will involve:

Scoping requirements for Engineering Support System enhancements across all customers

Liaising with the Customer and Contract teams to define, mature and implement ESS design changes

Developing ESS through the engineering lifecycle utilising the Support DDP process

Holding regular engagements with key stakeholders & suppliers.

Supporting the Project Management team responsible for delivery of changes with Programme Engineering inputs

Providing Configuration Control & Management

Providing inputs to Technical Review & Design Review Packs

Providing Technical support to New Capability Bids

Supporting introduction of new versions of ESS through the Implementation/Mobilisation phases

Providing support to the Engineering and Technical Managers for the coordination of the ELC design review cycles

Performing overall Support Engineering Integration Management for packages of work in your control

Undertaking people management activities associated with supporting the management of the Service Delivery team

Your skills and qualifications as an ESS Senior Integration Engineer:

Experience of system engineering and programme management / lifecycle management

Experience with product development and producing capability, inclusive of all support elements, for delivery to customers

Ability to understand customer requirements

Possess an understanding of Industry Standards and regulations

HNC / HND or above from any Engineering / IT background or relevant experience

People management skills desirable

Project management / programme management experience and the ability to oversee system engineering projects from cradle to grave

You must have the ability to analyse and interpret data

Strong solid experience of Configuration management and engineering standards

What we're looking for in you:

You will be highly self-motivated and work well within a team. You will have excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

Location: Warton

Salary: £37,654 +

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.

BAE Systems Air

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

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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