Principle Engineer - Test Equipment

BAE Systems
Guildford, Surrey, England
14 Sep 2017
21 Sep 2017
Ashleigh Warwick
Job Type

Principle Engineer - Test Equipment

Are you an IT professional looking to work in a new and challenging environment? We currently have a vacancy for a Principle Engineer at our site in Ash Vale.

As a Principal Engineer, you will be breaking down requirements, designing and documenting solutions then developing and conducting design proving activities.

This role contributes to the eyes and ears of the submarine and will offer you a challenge in taking your commercial experience and translating it into a demanding defence orientated environment.

Your main responsibilities as a Principle Engineer - Test Equipment will involve:

Preparing and presenting design review material at product phase reviews to allow progression through the engineering lifecycle

Technical input to the project management team to produce robust cost estimates, technical risk assessment and reduction

Developing and testing components of the CI Product suite ensuring that both functional and non-functional requirements have been met prior to submission into formal test

Investigating and addressing technical issues by modifying existing designs or correcting design defects

Ensuring that all change records are maintained to accurately track the product's design baseline

Your skills and qualifications:


Experience of programming with either C++ and or C#

Knowledge of scripting, e.g. Powershell, Python, Perl, Bash scripting

Experience with network programming, using sockets TCP and UDP etc.

Knowledge of software development processes


Experience of software integration

Experience with UML modelling

Experience of Enterprise Architect, Serena Dimensions, Subversion, DOORS, TeamCenter, JIRA

What we're looking for in you:

You will be self-motivated and organised with an innovative approach to problem solving and a focus on delivery. Your strong communication skills will enable you to interface and present to others effectively.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Ash Vale

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 Submarines - Combat Systems

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Ash Vale, Broad Oak, Filton, Frimley and Weymouth.

We are currently responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment.

Our Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet - essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering.

BAE Systems welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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