Mission Planning Senior Systems Engineer

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Mission Planning Senior Systems Engineer

Wouldyou like to play a key part in developing the ‘state of the art’ AircraftMission Planning System for our Air business? We currently have a vacancy for aMission Planning Senior Systems Engineer at our site in Warton.

Asa Mission Planning Senior Systems Engineer, you will gain an insight intoeverything mission related, including mission planning, mission rehearsalthrough to Pilot De-brief. This role will enable you to work withTyphoon/Hawk/Tornedo programmes, the Royal Navy Wildcat programme and supportwith export requirements in Oman, Qatar, Kuwait for example.

Thisrole will provide you with the opportunity to work with cutting edgetechnology, ensuring Mission Planning keeps in step with aircraft capabilityupgrade programmes in order to remain effective.

Your main responsibilities as a MissionPlanning Senior Systems Engineer will involve:

MaintainingMission Planning System Design Documents

MaintainingSupplier Product Specifications

MaintainingEngineering Packs in support of project Engineering Life-Cycle Management(ELCM) reviews

Supportingthe Configuration Control activities of the Mission Planning product

Supportingtesting of the Supplier Mission Planning Product in support of Qualificationevidence

Supportingthe integration of Mission Planning solution with the rigs and aircraft

Supportingactivities associated with entry into service of the Mission Planningcapability

Your skills and qualifications:


Degreein Engineering (e.g. Aeronautical, Aerospace, Systems Engineering) /equivalentexperience

Knowledge& understanding of Mission Planning Systems & Product

ExperiencedSystems Engineer

Backgroundin Testing



ProductLifecycle Management

Understandingof Support Programmes, preferably within Avionics

Experienceworking with Export Suppliers/Customers

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication skills –both written and verbal – and will have the ability and confidence to engage atall levels, internally and externally. You will delivery focussed and able towork within a fast-paced environment.

Location: Warton

Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.

BAE Systems Air

BAE Systems Air brings together the company’sinternational capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current andfuture requirements, and compete for international export and collaborativeopportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record andexpertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms,components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado andHawk.

BAE Systems Air has the capability to providecustomers with information superiority through the delivery of actionableintelligence and information, together with the provision of innovativeinformation systems and services. Training is a key enabler to deliveringmilitary capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in theanalysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerfulcombination for our military customers around the world.

Working as an integral part of the teamdelivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is toprovide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that reallymatters.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women,BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personalinformation relating to your background at any stage of the applicationprocess.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive,we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.