Software/Design Engineer - ORCA/Nautis

BAE Systems
Surrey, England
08 Mar 2018
22 Mar 2018
Samantha Trendall
Job Type

Software/Design Engineer - ORCA/Nautis

Would you like to play a significant part within a very modern development of BAE Systems, using the very latest technologies? We currently have a vacancy for a Software/Design Engineer - ORCA/Nautis at our site in Broad Oak.

As a Software/Design Engineer - ORCA/Nautis, you will undertake the design documentation and play an active part in the software development of a Command Management System. You will be working with a wide range of functions, keeping up to date in relevant technical areas and providing more effective services, sharing good practice and knowledge to continuously improve.

This role will provide you with opportunities to broaden your skill range and work on exciting and modern technologies, enabling you to develop and gain further exposure across the wider business.

Your main responsibilities as a Software/Design Engineer - ORCA/Nautis will involve:

Participating fully in capturing requirements and the documenting of system design

Carrying out complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and preparing reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability

Preparing complex specifications, developing designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carrying out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained

Carrying out investigations into operational problems or developments and developing and preparing solutions, individually or as a member of a project team

Acting as the main point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on specific engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives

Supporting the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids

Your skills and qualifications:

Ability to operate in a large, complex multi-project environment

A strong software engineering background with experience in many of the following:
* Documentation of Complex Systems
* C# experience
* Design tools such as System Architect & DOORS
* Web Services
* Agile development process
* SQL & Database Administration

What we're looking for in you:

You will be highly motivated and focused to continuously improve standards of excellence in drive and commitment. You will always work to the professional standards expected of the role and strive for "zero defects" and "zero rework" in own work.

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.

Location: Broad Oak

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 Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you'll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what's important to you, whether that's part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we'll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

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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