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Senior Engineer Design Authority Role

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Portsmouth, England, Hampshire
Closing date
17 Oct 2022

Job Details

Job title: Senior Engineer Design Authority Role

Location: Portsmouth BroadOak We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £41,500 - £53,000 (Commensurate with skills and experience)

What you'll be doing:

  • Demonstrate detailed and comprehensive understanding of concepts and principles relating to systems engineering with significant experience and be able to apply knowledge to a wide range of engineering issues within own discipline and other engineering disciplines
  • Apply and champion the systems engineering principles of ISO 15288 to the design of safe systems through the entire engineering lifecycle from requirement definition to system integration and customer acceptance into system support and disposal
  • Lead the decomposition of requirements to system and sub-system level and manage these in an approved toolset such as IBM DOORS and creates and/or assists in the production of design requirement specifications
  • Undertake system design and modelling to subsystem level including associated external and internal interfaces and manage such models in an approved toolset
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of systems engineering practices including model-based engineering, digital threads, cyber security, and safety procedures
  • You'll also have people manager responsibilities in this role.
  • Your skills and experiences:


  • Expert in principles and approaches underpinning design and development activities and demonstrates expert understanding, knowledge, and experience of systems engineering, applying holistic approaches to complex problems
  • Experience in working to safety and Engineering standards and therefore able to support the System Design Authority and Contract Project Manager in the timely delivery of a design certified product.
  • Knowledge of qualification process for introducing new systems to service, Knowledge of safety requirements / quality processes to support delivery of a safe system.
  • Degree qualified in an appropriate discipline, or an equivalent level of competence.
  • Achieved or working towards CEng status
  • Desirable:

  • Able to appreciate the breadth of disciplines required and how the system interfaces are defined and managed
  • Experience of working with and leading large scale complex system designs
  • As an AMDS Design Authority Systems Engineer we will expect you to be a highly motivated and proactive individual. A self-starter and a natural problem solver, capable of applying systems thinking, you will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to articulate to a wide range of stakeholders. You will develop business awareness and build strong working relationships with the team as well as providing leadership to other team members.


    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 Design Authority team:

    As an AMDS Design Authority Systems Engineer you will deputise for the Mine Counter Measures (MCM) System Design Authority in regard to the Archerfish Mine Disposal System (excluding the weapon).

    You will get the opportunity to see the whole breadth of the lifecycle, from cradle to grave, giving expert guidance to the Engineering Development Team, bringing new products to the market and being accountable for the safety of the AMDS product.

    You will work with a diverse range of stakeholders including International Navy's, with the opportunity to travel. Your personal development will also be fully supported by the team and the wider 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.

    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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