Would you like to play a key role in the design, support and delivery of submarine combat systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer (System) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness or Weymouth.
As a Senior Engineer (System) you will be working in the Combat Systems Equipment Group North (CSEG North), which is responsible for looking after the Navigation system design, integration and in-service support for the UK submarine fleet, including design and manufacture of cables and Shared Cabinets. The main focus of this team is to undertake design activities for future platforms and maintain/update the design of in-service systems to address obsolescence and the need for enhanced capability.
This role will provide you with the chance to join a vibrant and growing part of the business, where you can have an impact on the direction of cutting edge combat systems.
Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer (System) will involve:
Working in the team within CSEG North on the design of submarine Combat System equipment.
Analysis of customer requirements, system design, development of system validation and verification activities to support design acceptance.
Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)
Understanding of system engineering life-cycle (e.g. V-Model, Agile, Waterfall, Spiral).
Understanding of system design techniques such as Object Oriented Analysis/Design.
Experience within the marine/defence industry or other highly regulated environment.
You will be self-motivated and proactive individual with the ability to absorb knowledge from technical experts in order to develop your own skills. You will also possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
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.
Complex Systems and Support:
Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.
Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer’s affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.
We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.
As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.
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.
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