Systems Engineer - Falcon


Systems Engineer – Falcon

Would you like to in varied and critical engineering role that assists the Army’s and RAF’s communications? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer - Falcon at our site in Christchurch.

As a Systems Engineer, you will report to the Project Engineering Manager and Project Technical Authority as applicable. Your responsibilities will include estimation of development activities, design of technical solutions, implementation or subcontract of proposed solutions and the testing involved in verifying them. You will also be required to help in diagnosing and solving customer reported issues.

This role will provide you with a step in to an expanding part of BAE’s Business as demand increases there will be opportunities to Lead engineering on new programmes or perform co-ordination roles across the engineering team.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer- Falcon will involve:

Providing Systems Engineering support to business development activities, including study/experimentation activities, system de-risking activities

Development and implementation of technical solutions that meet the customer requirements

Provision of realistic estimates for specified activities to the development lead

Accurately report on progress
Complete work to a high standard and to scope, quality and budget
Support System Integration Activities
Your skills and qualifications:

Communications technologies: IP networking (including network design), VOIP, Point-to-Point radio links, 4G mobile technologies, network security, network management

Software Operating Systems (Windows Server, Linux, VM Environments)
Understanding of Design Certification and Product Safety Processes
Familiarity with Export control and ITAR rules and regulations

A good understanding of designing equipment to meet stringent environmental requirements such as EMC, Environmental etc.

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a good team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills. You will have the willingness to adapt to the variety of engineering task within the project. You will also have excellent innovation and problem-solving skills allowing you to solve some of the complex tasks that arise. It will also be beneficial that you are flexible in your working hours and willing to work off site.

Location: Christchurch
Salary: £42,300 + dependent on experience

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.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’s international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air 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.

BAE Systems Air 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. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.

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.