Senior Engineer - Electrical


Senior Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the design and delivery of complex submarine combat systems, while developing a career in systems engineering? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Senior Engineer, you will be looking after the design of navigation systems which form a vital part of the overall combat system deployed on current and future submarines in operation with the Royal Navy.

This role will provide you the opportunity to work with cutting edge systems and platforms, being faced with a diverse set of engineering challenges and issues unique to this industry.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer will involve:

Working in the navigation team, providing support to in service combat systems and designing new systems for future submarine programmes

Taking the lead on Electrical design projects, Supporting progress reviews, design reviews and quality audits

Answering queries from the customer related to in-service issues and working closely with the in-service support teams to resolve

Supporting the Delegated Technical Authority in defining and managing the navigation system requirements set

Supporting the design of navigation systems from requirements through to delivery for future submarine programmes

Supporting design change for existing systems
Your skills and qualifications:

Degree level qualification or equivalent experience, in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)

Ability to generate technical reports
Electrical engineering experience (maintenance or design)
Understanding of systems engineering principals
Experience within the marine/defence industry
Experience of systems architecture and design
What we're looking for in you:

You must be analytically minded, with a high level of written and verbal communication skills. You will be self-motivated, working well independently, but also absorb knowledge from technical experts in order to develop their own skills.

Location: 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, 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.

Complex Systems and Support:

Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) 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.

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.

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.