Senior Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
Dorchester, Dorset, England
07 Aug 2017
21 Aug 2017
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Senior Systems Engineer

Would you like to join the Meteorological and Oceanographic (METOC) team, working with sensors and their interfaces for various Naval ship platforms? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Systems Engineer at our site in Dorchester.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will undertake a range of systems engineering activities associated with the development and support of systems related to the sensing and exploitation of maritime environmental and geospatial information.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to visit and work on warships within the nation's surface fleet. You will also have the chance to work with cutting edge technology and become a subject matter expert.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Systems Engineer will involve:

Elaborating and agreeing requirements, understanding the change in system capability against an established design baseline

Developing design specifications and carrying out design activities in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards

Participating fully in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need

Carrying out technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options

Preparing reports with suggested recommendations to support the design of improvements

Contributing to process improvement within the operational and/or engineering team to deliver continuous improvements in quality, cycle time and asset utilisation

Diagnosing and rectifying issues arising on equipment on site and also on board the ship

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Systems Engineer:

Knowledge in a number of the following systems engineering disciplines:

Requirements Analysis

System Design

Interface Analysis

System Acceptance Management

Trials & Integration Support

Configuration Management

Excellent IT skills in Microsoft Word and Excel

Demonstrable experience of systems integration

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders at all levels. You will also have problem solving abilities and be able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability.

Location: Dorchester

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, childcare vouchers, 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 Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

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