Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering Filton, Gloucestershire

Job title: Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering

Company: BAE Systems

Job description: Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering

Would you like the opportunity to help us to develop the integration of Combat Systems and associated sub-systems for future submarines? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering at various locations.

As a Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering, you will be involved with progressing the Combat System from a concept design further through its lifecycle, working with our external and internal customers, platform teams and suppliers. More specifically working at equipment and system levels within the Combat System to mature their definition, requirements and integration across the wider system and platform.

This role will provide you with the opportunity of working in a fast-paced programme with a growing team, which would suit an individual keen to grow with it, equally you will work as part of the team but retain individual responsibility being able to investigate and resolve complex design issues.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering will involve:

  • Resolving a range of engineering issues and problems, compiling technical reports and accompanying presentations
  • Providing, reviewing and adhering to specifications in accordance with stakeholder requirements
  • Developing business awareness, and building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Required to make judgements based on own knowledge and experience of similar situations
  • Assessing the viability and applicability of solutions, evaluates alternatives based on an understanding of common or previous solutions to problems and analysis of factual information

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills:

  • Degree in an engineering or computing based discipline
  • Requires understanding of principles and lifecycle approaches underpinning design and development of assemblies, systems, platforms and services
  • Requires understanding, knowledge and experience relevant to a specific engineering system, for example assemblies, systems, platforms and services
  • Works independently with limited technical direction or as part of a small team

Desirable skills:

  • Understanding of integration approaches, design influences and planning

What we’re looking for in you:

You will be an excellent communicator with the confidence to manage interactions with internal and external stakeholders. You will be forward thinking and a proactive worker yet retain strong

Location: Filton, Weymouth, Portsmouth or Barrow

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, 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

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

Integrated Combat Systems:

Integrated Combat Systems is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.

Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer’s affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK’s Submarine flotilla.

We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.

As a ‘system of systems’ integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.

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 .

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: Sat, 09 Oct 2021 22:04:41 GMT

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