Junior Systems Engineer

BAE Systems
Christchurch, Dorset, England / Filton, England, Gloucestershire / Preston, Lancashire, England
Up to £24500 per annum
14 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
Samantha Trendall
Job Type

Junior Systems Engineer

Would you like to use leading edge technology, whilst evaluating future technologies? We currently have a vacancy for a Junior Systems Engineer at our site in Christchurch. For the right candidate other locations can be considered - Warton or Filton with regular visit to Christchurch

As a Junior Systems Engineer, you will be working with other team members to push the limits of current technologies, bringing new bold and innovative ideas to the table. The role will involve researching and staying abreast of the latest technologies, understanding customer requirements and intentions, and pulling together technical proposals that can be turned into challenging yet achievable solutions

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work as part of a growing team, responsible for helping turn requirements into innovative and industry leading IP Network solutions.

Your main responsibilities as a Junior Systems Engineer will involve:

Developing an understanding of IP network requirements and solutions

Researching current vendors and technologies and identifying where they may be incorporated into our future solutions and services

Supporting the production of design specifications that meet the requirements for network architecture

Liaising with team members to turn design specifications into tangible supportable network solutions

Providing critical feedback to continually improve and maintain extant and development solutions

Supporting System Integration Activities

Taking the network components and making them within other systems and networks developed or managed by the projects

Completing work to a high standard, within time, budget and governance

Your skills and qualifications as a Junior Systems Engineer:


Graduate Degree qualified in Engineering/Technology/IT/Physics or similar subject matters

Passion for technology and experimentation

Appreciation of the requirements capture and system design methodology

Knowledge of Systems Engineering or networking


Cisco Certification / CCNA / CCNP / Voice / Security

Knowledge/understanding of VOIP

Knowledge/understanding of VM systems

Knowledge of Defence Standards (Def-Stans) and JSP's

Knowledge of the MOOD, DOORS and System Architect tools

What we're looking for in you:

You will ideally be self-driven with excellent innovation and problem solving skills. The ability to present solutions to a wide and varied audience would be an advantage. You should have a good attention to detail, with a logical, analytical approach to your work.

Salary: £24,500 + Commensurate of experience

Location: Christchurch, Warton or Filton

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.

Military Air & Information

The Military Air & Information (MAI) business has been structured to create a focused business, designed to meet the current and future requirements of our customers. The MAI business has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

MAI has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. MAI recognises training as a key enabler to deliver military capability, bringing together experience in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions to military customers around the world. This is a powerful combination.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to give real advantage to our customers worldwide. Trusted to deliver - always.

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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