Senior Engineer – Requirements and Acceptance Filton, Gloucestershire

Job title: Senior Engineer – Requirements and Acceptance

Company: BAE Systems

Job description: External:

Naval Ships

Would you like to work with the latest development for our Type 26 Global Combat Ships? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer – Requirements & Acceptance at our site in Scotstoun or Filton.

As a Senior Engineer – Requirements & Acceptance (R&A) you will be assisting Subject Matter Experts to develop and gather evidence to demonstrate that the Whole Ship Requirements have been met.

This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity to be involved across the whole of the Combat System at the forefront of acceptance testing, as T26 moves from the design phase into physical testing and trials. You will have the potential to gain experience across multi-platform domains with the opportunity to work with our core customer (MOD).

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer (R&A) will involve:

  • Assisting with scoping and specification of Assurance and Acceptance evidence
  • Developing and seek approval from Technical Authorities and Approval Authorities of the Assurance and Acceptance Forms.
  • Managing the importation of supplier Verification information to the R&A Database (DOORS) & support in the overall management of the Whole Ship Requirements Database (WSRD).
  • Establishing and maintain the body of evidence confirming that all Legal and Regulatory (L&R) obligations have been met, interfacing with the L&R teams to remain aligned with their database.
  • Maintaining list of L&R owners and Legislation & Standards used on the project
  • Generating metrics and reports that cover the aspects above.

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Clear understanding of R&A life cycle/ process and requirements.
  • Knowledge and experience of managing technical requirements and acceptance activities
  • Data manipulation and publishing using Excel


  • Knowledge of DOORS database and ideally DXL and RPE (although training can be provided)
  • Good understanding of T26 Combat Systems (although training can be provided)
  • Awareness of overarching Corporate and Naval Ships process and guidance
  • L&R knowledge and/ or experience

What we’re looking for in you:

Strong communication skills (verbal & written) with the ability to work with stakeholders at all levels. You will be able to influence and negotiate acceptances and manage actions with professional integrity, demonstrate thoroughness and attention to detail. A proactive member of the team who is innovative with solutions and able to work to deadlines.


Scotstoun or Filton




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, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

At BAE Systems we are committed to supporting work life balance for all our employees and embrace a range of modern working practices, which aim to enhance flexibility for individuals whilst also enabling business performance. Flexibility provisions vary by role, but include; hybrid working arrangements, flexible working patterns and shift working.

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

Our Naval Ships business

We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art Combat Systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

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 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.

At BAE we want to be the leading employer in defence and security for valuing diversity and inclusion. We care about difference in all forms and want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently under-represented within our industry, including women, people from ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to be a preferred home for veterans and reservists.

For more information on our Diversity & Inclusion work, please click here.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

Expected salary:

Location: Filton, Gloucestershire

Job date: Thu, 16 Sep 2021 06:12:31 GMT

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