Senior Radar Systems Engineer

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Portsmouth, England, Hampshire / Essex, England, Chelmsford / England, Cowes, Isle of Wight
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Job title: Senior Radar Systems Engineer

Location: Cowes, Isle of Wight (Portsmouth or Great Baddow can be considered), we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £57,000

What you'll be doing:

    Applying a breadth of knowledge, skills and experience of systems engineering and company approaches, techniques, and governance to design and develop solutions and resolve engineering issues and problems for a range of products and engineering situations, compiling technical reports and accompanying presentations as requiredApplying the systems engineering principles of ISO 15288 to the design and build of systems through the entire engineering lifecycleWorking independently under limited technical direction across a range of products and services, resolving common engineering problemsUndertaking system design and modelling to subsystem level including associated external and internal interfaces and manage such models in an approved toolset such as CameoDefining and articulating acceptance strategies in order to verify requirement compliance at each appropriate level of system design, supporting production of customer acceptance evidenceUndertaking system integration, test planning and executionUndertaking technical reviews, verification and approval of engineering technical documentation and design in accordance with business, legislative and customer requirementsProviding technical guidance to immediate team

Your skills and experiences:

    Degree qualified in Mathematical, Physics or Engineering and/or working towards relevant professional accreditation.Strong analytical and problem-solving skillsExperience of mathematical modelling especially in the domains of RF propagation, signal processing or trackingExperience of working with large scale complex system designs


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

The Radar Systems team:

You will be responsible for the analysis and modelling of radar system performance. Concentrating on the identification and development of signal processing system enhancements through algorithmic development/improvement incorporating the verification and validation of these enhancements. This role will provide you with the opportunity to apply the principles of systems engineering to the entire engineering development lifecycle from requirement definition to system integration and customer acceptance into system support and disposal, the role will give you great exposure within the BAE Systems business.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments."

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.


BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,800 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 16 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Launched in 2022, Digital Intelligence is part of BAE Systems, and has a rich heritage in helping to defend nations and businesses around the world from advanced threats.

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