Senior Engineer

BAE Systems
Barrow-In-Furness, England, Cumbria
13 Nov 2017
27 Nov 2017
Caroline Dey
Job Type

Senior Engineer

Would you like to like to play a key role in the delivery of submarine combat systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Engineer, you will be working within Complex Systems & Support (CS&S) as part of the Build Programmes organisation in Barrow. You will be part of the CS&S System Integration Co-ordination team on site, providing an effective interface between the shipbuilder and CS&S southern sites, giving you the opportunity to work with cutting edge systems. You will be responsible for contributing to the successful delivery of the Combat System into the platform design and build, supporting the assurance and maturity activities.

This role will provide you with a wide variety of day-to-day activities, alongside exposure to a range of internal stakeholders and departments. You will also have a number of potential routes for future career progression opportunities.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer will involve:

Producing evidence in support of qualification, legislative requirements, safety justifications and associated activities

Contributing to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and managing the resulting change embodiment activities

Liaising with internal and external customers to ensure their requirements are supported, whilst incorporating and considering their needs

Supporting the management of assurance hold points during build, test and commissioning

Providing assurance to the Design Authority as to the adequacy and robustness of the safety case and supporting documentation

Providing support to the Certificate of Design activities appropriate to the discipline

Providing support to the Build Delivery teams

Articulating and presenting complex technical argument clearly, logically and simply

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer:


Technical engineering qualification, such as HNC/ HND/ Degree or equivalent qualification or experience

Good understanding of the engineering lifecycle/V model as well as engineering deliverables

Stakeholder management experience

Engineering experience gained from a complex engineering environment, such as: defence, marine, aerospace, nuclear, oil & gas etc.


Electrical engineering bias

Good awareness of ship-builder processes

What we're looking for in you:

You must be a self-motivated, proactive individual, who is able to work well independently. You must also possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels. Good organisational skills are also key to success in this role.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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 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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