Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
Telford, England, Shropshire
14 Nov 2017
28 Nov 2017
Elizabeth Burn
Job Type

Senior Systems Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in support of defining systems engineering strategies across various military vehicle platforms? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Systems Engineer at our site in Telford.

As a Senior Systems Engineer, you will be working across a range of engineering specialisms and be able to understand low level technical details through liaison with subject matter experts. You will be dealing with key customers regularly and be their point of contact for issue resolution.

This role will provide you with wider opportunities through the BAE Systems business.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Systems Engineer will involve:

Creating and updating of system requirements as required

Defining and managing test and verification strategies

Allocating requirements to sub-system teams to enable test plan creation and execution

Authoring and reviewing detailed verification procedures

Documenting, controlling and ensuring traceability of acceptance evidence

Contributing to test readiness reviews

Authoring and updating engineering management plans (ITEAP, SEMP etc.)

Analysing and reviewing of results against requirements

Managing relationships with key stakeholders internally, within key customers, suppliers and subcontractors

Working safely in accordance with the BAE Systems health & safety policy

Your skills and qualifications:


Have experience in system requirements verification

Have a strong understanding of systems engineering processes

Be a proficient user of Microsoft Office software


Have a strong understanding of the verification methods and techniques used within the UK Ministry of Defence

Have experience of working in the defence industry

Have experience in writing detailed test and verification procedures

Have experience in writing system requirements

Be an experienced user of IBM DOORS

What we're looking for in you:

You must have strong written and verbal communication skills. You must be competent in the use and development of systems engineering methods and tools. It is also important for you to have the ability to interact at all levels with core engineering specialists

Location: Telford

Salary: £41,000 +, commensurate on experience

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.

BAE Systems Land (UK)

Supporting the Armed Forces with the most advanced vehicle and munitions products in the world is one of the most exciting career moves you could make. Join us and be part of a team that gives our customers a strategic edge on the battlefield by designing, building and maintaining some of their most vital equipment - everything from battle tanks to engineer vehicles; artillery through to advanced missile systems.

We are looking for people with the passion, drive and determination to give the best they can every day, to make sure our troops get only the best. In return, we offer you a role you can be proud of, that lets you grow and develop in the UK's leading defence company.

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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