Senior Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
Weymouth, Dorset, England / England, Surrey, Frimley
11 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
Emma Baggs
Job Type

Systems Engineer

Would you like to be involved in the design and development of cutting edge technology for a wide range of mission critical submarine combat systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer at our site in either Frimley or Weymouth.

As a Systems Engineer you will be working alongside a large team of engineers working on complex combat systems comprising several sub-systems including: Command and Control, Navigation, Underwater Sensors, Above Water Sensors, Communications and Weapons.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work in a busy, interesting and challenging environment. You will have the chance to develop your skills and product knowledge to progress further within wider Combat Systems function.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

Reviewing and managing Engineering Change Requests (ECR)

Requirements development and management through all stages of the lifecycle

The maintenance of requirements within DOORS

Supporting our customers (MOD) and other key stakeholders

Developing and planning of Combat System verification and validation strategies and activities

Your skills and qualifications as a Systems Engineer:

HNC/ HND/ Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in an engineering discipline

Working knowledge of Systems Engineering Lifecycle Management methods, processes, tools and techniques

Experience of working within a complex systems environment

Acceptance, verification and validation experience

What we're looking for in you:

You will have the capability of communicating complex information effectively, both verbally and in writing, with stakeholders at various levels. You will also be able to analyse complex problems and identify critical issues in a timely manner.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Frimley or Weymouth

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 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 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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