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Engineer - Nuclear (Radiation Physics & Shielding)

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
Closing date
20 Oct 2022
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Job title: Engineer - Nuclear (Radiation Physics & Shielding

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:

  • Undertake radiation transport calculations contributing to radiation shield design projects
  • Undertake physics assessments to quantify radiation hazards.
  • Clearly document and record all work.
  • Deliver work outputs that comply with appropriate Company Procedures and Instructions.
  • Communicate with internal stakeholders
  • Promote radiological safety in the design of nuclear submarines
  • Support management of the department computer network

Specific Key Accountabilities and Deliverables

  • Accountable to the Engineering Manager - Radiation Physics & Shielding for defined scope of work.
  • Responsible for delivery of work outputs to quality, schedule, and cost.

Your skills and experiences:

    STEM degreeTechnical Report WritingData AnalysisExperimental MethodsUnderstanding of radiation physics


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 Radiation Physics & Shielding team:

As part of the Radiation Physics Radiation Team, you will be responsible to the Engineering Manager for the delivery of assessments of the radiation hazard from submarine nuclear reactors, defined scope of work and the delivery of work outputs to quality, schedule, and cost.

You will be involved in a wide variety of work due to the nature of the project with the opportunity to work across all projects including Astute, Dreadnought and SSNR. There will be the opportunity to specialise, and you will be encouraged and assisted to develop your career within 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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