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Principal Engineer - Instrumentation and Calibration

Employer
BAE Systems
Location
England, Cumbria
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
26 Feb 2021
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Principal Engineer - Instrumentation and Calibration

Would you like to be involved in developing bespoke instrumentation solutions to support the construction of a unique product? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Instrumentation and Calibration at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Engineer - Instrumentation and Calibration Engineer, you will be working within the Instrumentation & Calibration Services Department as part of the Specialist Engineering Capability Group (SETCG) within BAE Systems Submarines. We provide instrumentation and calibration services to the Barrow site, MoD and commercial sector, mainly working across advanced submarine programmes including Dreadnought and Astute.

This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to focus on the instrument development and maintenance of current instrumentation systems, working with a diverse team of engineers including Software, Hardware and Physicists across the business and across the full project lifecycle. Whether you are an experienced Engineer or looking to take your next step up in your career, we can offer clear development opportunities within this business area and good exposure to the wider business.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Instrumentation and Calibration will involve:

Supporting, developing and maintaining bespoke software and electronic instrumentation systems

Working within a team to design new systems, software, circuits and devices or develop existing technologies to meet customer requirements

Analysing requirements from various projects to ensure solutions meet requirements and acceptance criteria

Writing requirement captures, specifications, and technical reports

Assisting with obsolescence reviews on existing instrumentation software and electronic systems

Following quality processes for project planning, configuration control and acceptance testing for development of instrumentation

Managing a small team of engineers with various levels of experience developing systems and instrumentation

Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Engineer - Instrumentation and Calibration:

Supporting, developing and maintaining bespoke software and electronic instrumentation systems

Working within a team to design new systems, software, circuits and devices or develop existing technologies to meet customer requirements

Analysing requirements from various projects to ensure solutions meet requirements and acceptance criteria

Writing requirement captures, specifications, and technical reports

Assisting with obsolescence reviews on existing instrumentation software and electronic systems

Following quality processes for project planning, configuration control and acceptance testing for development of instrumentation

Managing a small team of engineers with various levels of experience developing systems and instrumentation

What we're looking for in you:

You will possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully build relationships with external customers, as well as internal stakeholders. You must also have good problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to bring innovation. You will be self-motivated and able to work without supervision or as part of a team when required.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

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.

Maritime - Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

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.

Company

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.

www.baesystems.com

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.

http://ams.hirecast.co.uk/bae-submarines/

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