IT Systems Engineer


IT Systems Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in part of a growing team responsible to bringing cutting edge technology and innovation into our portfolio of secure products to meet MOD requirements? We currently have a vacancy for an IT Systems Engineer at our site in Christchurch.

As an IT Systems Engineer, you will be working with other team members to push the limits of current technologies, through bringing both bold and innovative ideas to the table, through research of new technologies whilst understanding customer requirements.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to provide solutions to a wide range of challenges through creating technical proposals for the customer.

Your main responsibilities as an IT Systems Engineer will involve:
Developing an understanding of secure systems, services and solutions

Researching current vendors and technologies and identifying where they may be incorporated into our future solutions and services

Support the production of design specifications that meet the requirements

Liaise with team members to turn design specifications into tangible supportable solutions

Provide critical feedback to continually improve and maintain extant and development solutions

Support System Integration activities
Complete work to a high standard, within time, budget and governance
Your skills and qualifications:
Relevant engineering qualification or equivalent experience
Passion for technology and experimentation
Knowledge of the following areas:
- Microsoft and/or Linux Operating Systems
- Virtualisation
- Networking
- Cyber Security within IT environments

Appreciation of the development lifecycles, from design through to implementation

Appreciation of Systems Engineering
What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive individual with excellent communication skills, this will allow you to be self-driven when problem-solving and innovative. You will also be able to present solutions to a wide and varied audience.

Furthermore you will have good attention to detail with both a logical and analytical approach to the work you carry out and also be adaptable to changes in both customer and business needs which will allow you to spend time away from your base site of work.

Location: Christchurch
Salary: £32,000.00+

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

If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

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.