Shared Infrastructure Technical Authority

Location:Greater London

Shared Infrastructure Technical Authority


Would you like to undertake a defined range of engineering activities? We currently have a vacancy for a Shared Infrastructure Technical Authority at our site in New Malden.


As a Shared Infrastructure Technical Authority, you will ensure all engineering activities are in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements under the direction of the Senior SDA.The role is primarily focused on defining the technical solution and supporting the development of the SI solution for naval platforms.This will cover a broad range of technical areas including hardware, software, systems and networking.


This role will provide you with the opportunity to oversee system design aspects for systems developed and delivered to Royal Navy platforms and enable you to see the end product on a royal navy ship.



Your main responsibilities as a Shared Infrastructure Technical Authority will involve:


Act as Technical Lead on multiple projects – often dealing with modifications and additions to existing SI systems


Support the production of technical solutions for bids, either individually or as part of a broader technical team


Support and prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained

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


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


Your skills and qualifications:


System design experience/high level design experience


Full life cycle development experience


General combat systems experience


Extensive experience in an engineering or defence or related industry


Ideally degree qualified or equivalent


Ideally meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional body


What we're looking for in you:


You will have excellent communication skills, be motivated and driven with a strong desire to succeed despite setbacks. You will be organised and demonstrate the ability to manage priorities for multiple concurrent projects.


Location: New Malden


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.



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.


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.

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