Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
Kent, England, Rochester
10 Oct 2017
24 Oct 2017
Emma Baggs
Job Type

Systems Engineer

Would you like to work for one of the world's largest and innovative defence companies? We currently have a number of vacancies for Systems Engineers at our site in Rochester.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be working as part of a team of highly experienced, passionate and innovative engineers creating world-leading control and display systems. Systems include: head up displays, helmet mounted displays, flight control systems, active inceptor systems and mission systems.

This role will provide you with the rare opportunity to work on and develop a series of products that will be utilised on board commercial and military platforms. You will be fully supported in developing your systems engineering career, with the chance for excellent career progression opportunities in the future.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

Understanding our customers' challenging needs and specifying their requirements

Developing complex system architectures and sub-systems to satisfy customer needs

Integrating electronic, mechanical and software sub-systems to provide a fully operating system

Verifying that customer needs will be consistently satisfied in varying and hostile environmental conditions

Your skills and qualifications as a Systems Engineer:


Degree or equivalent in a Scientific/Engineering subject such as: Systems, Electronic or Software Engineering, Physics or Maths (with some engineering application)

Theoretical or practical engineering skills and knowledge


Practical experience within an engineering role

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the passion to develop your career within a systems engineering environment, alongside a proactive approach to your work. You must also be effective at problem solving to provide potential solutions to engineering issues.

Location: Rochester

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.

Electronic Systems

We support a range of commercial and military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles, human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than 100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines. Around 1,500 professionals work here, all focused on delivering innovation and outstanding customer responsiveness. We are a rapidly growing and successful part of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies.

We pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of. You'll have the opportunity to work from concept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do, you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people's lives.

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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