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Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering (AVC Integration)

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
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25 Aug 2022

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Job title: Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering (AVC Integration)

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

    Ensuring adequate systems integration activity is being applied across AVC, ensuring compliance to the appropriate standardsEnsuring coherent functional maturity management AVC Systems o Capturing and mitigating any emergent risks resulting from different cross system maturityEnsuring critical AVC functions are aligned across delivery streams and their respective programme schedulesCo-ordinating activities in support of issue resolution across the AVC functionsActing as the focal point for the development and coordination of a robust qualification programme for AVC

Your skills and experiences:

    STEM Degree or equivalent experience in industryPrevious Experience in Systems Engineering (Ideally the later Stages of the Engineering Cycle)Preferably Chartered or willingness to become chartered in the not so distance futureDetailed and comprehensive understanding of complex Systems Integration, is not the system 'expert', but has a depth of understanding within own discipline and is able to discuss and understand context and implications of technical issues across several other engineering disciplinesUnderstanding of how activities interrelate and interact between functional areas aligned to the same contract, understands in detail the technical specification aligned to the functional area of activity. Requires a limited understanding of the external environmentRealising complex engineering developments to meet exacting specifications and requirements, involving the resolution of conflicts, development of trade-offs and delivery of solutions. Developing innovative and creative solutions to challenging engineering problems and issues


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 Active Vehicle Control team:

You will be working in the Active Vehicle Control integration team helping us to design, develop, integrate, manage, and support control systems for in-service/future submarines. You will have a good understanding of the inputs, flow of decisions and dependencies that will impact system design as well as product delivery. As we move towards a model-based approach to Engineering, our Systems Engineers will continue to develop a wide-range of skills and experience across all areas and disciplines, and we are able to offer real opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that the professional capability of the business and individual are maintained and improved.

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.

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we believe that digital technology is the key to unlocking our customers’ advantage. By advancing digital technologies, we open doors to worlds of opportunities, together. We work across 6 main areas, Cyber, Defence, Delivery & Advisory, FinCrime, Intelligence and Space. Come visit us at the expo, or our website, to learn more about our opportunities.

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