Senior Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
England, Lancashire, Preston
09 Aug 2017
23 Aug 2017
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Senior Systems Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the design and development of aircraft mission systems? We currently have a number of vacancies for Senior Systems Engineers at our site in Warton.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will be working with a range of activities across the various stages of the systems engineering lifecycle. You will be working with fast jet mission systems, such as: navigation, displays, controls, sensors, radar, attack & identification, armament control, weapons integration, communications, defensive aids, electronic warfare and electro optics. You will be responsible for ensuring work undertaken is to the right quality and accuracy, as well as providing help and advice to lower level members of staff.

This role will provide you with the chance to work with cutting edge aerospace technology with the chance to specialise in a specific area of mission systems. You will also have the opportunity to work closely with the customers and suppliers in the UK, as well as overseas.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Systems Engineer will involve:

Systems requirements management, including the capture, manipulation and management of systems requirements

Research and development of systems

Design process engineering

Systems safety engineering, including the analysis of the systems safety requirements

Systems integration, including structuring and partitioning of complex systems

Systems performance analysis

Systems qualification and acceptance

Installation and support of systems

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Systems Engineer:


Experience of one or more stages of the systems engineering lifecycle/ V-model

Background in electronic systems or similar engineering discipline within a complex engineering environment

Degree or equivalent qualification or experience


Knowledge of PC hardware/ components and their various operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.)

Experience of aircraft systems/ mission systems

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a team player with excellent verbal and written communications skills to be able to forge partnerships with internal and external customers. Additionally, you will possess creative problem solving skills and be comfortable suggesting improvements and engineering solutions to overcome obstacles.

Location: Warton

Salary: £34,274+

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.

Military Air & Information

The Military Air & Information (MAI) business has been structured to create a focused business, designed to meet the current and future requirements of our customers. The MAI business has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

MAI has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. MAI recognises training as a key enabler to deliver military capability, bringing together experience in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions to military customers around the world. This is a powerful combination.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to give real advantage to our customers worldwide. Trusted to deliver - always.

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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