Engineer - Product Security


Engineer – Product Security Analyst

We currently have a vacancy for an Engineer within the Product Security team at our site in Barrow-in-Furness. Product Security is an area that continues to grow in strategic importance to meet the demands of design, development and supply of leading complex systems.

As a member of the Product Security Team, you will have the opportunity to ensure secure design and development of the product with a focus on risk mitigation, maintained through continuous technical assessment on the impacts to confidentiality, integrity and availability of a system and the downstream affects a design change may have on technologies.

Your levels of responsibility will depend on your skills and experience, but you will be able to understand and report the programme status for engineering activities in your area of responsibility, identify problem areas, implement recovery plans and help us to support our submarines that play a critical role in our nation's defence., You will be required operate on an ever changing technical landscape; as the programme lifecycle progresses and also as the business innovates and pioneers new technologies / systems which introduces risk.

Your main responsibilities as an Engineer within the Product Security Engineering domain will involve; -

Working closely with and providing advice to both internal and external stakeholders to ensure that Product Security Engineering is considered and included throughout the Product lifecycle

Supporting the development and maintenance of Product Security strategies, processes, guidance and awareness.

Supporting on going accreditation activities (RMADS) for key systems within the Submarine

Identifying and support the team with regards to security requirements for key systems. This shall include regularly reviewing and updating requirements where/if necessary

Supporting Security Working Groups (SWGs) with the customer and key industry partners to ensure that risks and issues are identified and sentenced in a timely fashion

Supporting the design and development of secure systems by providing Product Security expertise and ensuring that risk mitigations are implemented early in the design

Supporting Security Testing activities

Your skills and qualifications as an Engineer within Product Security;


A degree (or equivalent experience) in a relevant STEM subject (Engineering, IT, Sciences or Maths etc.) or Information Security related

Basic knowledge of cyber security activities

Keen interest in Cyber Security within an Engineering environment


Experience within an operational engineering environment

Knowledge and/or experience of implementing defence standards

What we're looking for in you;

We are looking for motivated people who can take responsibility for their own outputs and be confident working autonomously and in a structured manner. You will be capable of supervising others will have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness
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 – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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.