Digital %26 Systems Engineering Lead

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Digital & Systems Engineering Lead

Would you like to provide functional engineering leadership and management in order to support businesses across BAE Systems in their efforts to accelerate the evolution of digital and model-based engineering capabilities to enable the development of their next generation of complex products? We currently have a vacancy for a Digital & Systems Engineering Lead at either our Farnborough or Warton sites.

As a D&S Engineering Lead, you will actively engage with and inspire the Engineering community to move towards a future that embraces the use of models, incorporates technological innovation to improve engineering, works towards a single authorative source of truth, establishes a supporting infrastructure and environment and recognises the need to transform its culture and workforce across the full product lifecycle.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to manage and co-ordinate a group wide community in order to provide value adding common products and services that enable continually improving Digital Engineering.

Your main responsibilities as a Digital & Systems Engineering Lead will involve:

    Act as a catalyst for the application of digital (model based; data driven) approaches across all CTO activities

      Maintain and evolve the Smart Product Development Knowledge Centre

        Put in place and deliver strategies and functional plans for the development of scientific, engineering and technological skills and capability (people, processes and tools) within the business to support ongoing growth and meet the requirements of the Operational Framework.

          Provide engineering capability development, functional management and discipline governance & compliance for Digital Engineering, Systems Engineering and modelling in support of the Group wide Engineering Function as sponsored by the Corporate Engineering Council and the CTO.

            Reporting to the Head of Product Integrity & Strategy for Head Office CTO Engineering.

              Providing engineering capability, capability development, governance and compliance for a Digital Engineering, Systems Engineering and modelling.

                Management and implementation of functional capability enhancement and engineering projects

                  Management and provision of engineering functional toolsets consistent with technology and product development

                    Provide support to the engineering leadership team within Head Office in the development of capability in support of business IBP

                    Your skills and qualifications:

                      An understanding of the evolution of Digital Engineering and Digital Strategy across the wider defence and adjacent markets and industries.

                        Requires detailed and comprehensive understanding of engineering principles, concepts, systems, theories and practices. Requires knowledge of performance and specifications relating to products and platforms.

                          Experience in the use of Modelling, Enterprise Architecture, Business Intelligence tools, such as MooD etc.

                            Requires strong communication skills, interacts and must establish effective collaboration with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. Exerts engineering leadership to influence actions of others.

                              Explains difficult technical subject matter in a simple and concise way to non-specialists, senior leaders and other engineers.

                                Be a diligent, knowledgeable and inspirational leader.

                                  Requires a chartered level of qualification, i.e. Chartered Engineer

                                  What we're looking for in you:

                                    Ability to demonstrate effective communication to a wide range of stakeholders through a variety of channels.

                                      Demonstrable interest in Digital Strategy, Transformation, Engineering and its impact on Defence

                                      Location: Farnborough or Warton. However other sites will be considered.

                                      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.

                                      Head Office

                                      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 the Head Office team, you’ll be at the heart of this endeavour – working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.

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

                                      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.