Lead Hardware Engineer

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Lead Hardware Engineer

As a Lead HardwareEngineer you will be part of the technical leadership of a dedicated expertteam responsible for the design lifecycle of our electronic solutions for cutting-edge products such asHelmet Mounted & Head-Up Displays, Mission Computing, Flight Computers,Active Inceptors and other associated safety critical technology.

You will providetechnical leadership and guidance in the development and delivery of digital&/or analogue electronics solutions. Demonstrating an understanding of both product design and work packagecontrol, which will ensure all engineering development lifecycle aspects arecorrectly addressed together with the associated trades made, in doing so.

Your mainresponsibilities as a Lead Hardware Engineer will involve:

Leadingthe delivery of design artefacts in support of company standards

Workingcollaboratively with other disciplines, to optimise solutions and minimiseimpacts from dependencies

Technologyidentification & reuse strategies

Modeldefinition and requirements management

Functionalpartitioning & configuration management

Circuitdesign & schematic capture, as well as design analysis

Commissioning& integrating

Verification& Validation including EMC & environmental qualification

Liaisingwith both suppliers and customers

Your skills as a LeadHardware Engineer:

Be arecognised technical leader, capable of providing direction and robustengineering judgement, in all phases of the engineering development lifecycle

Knowledgeand experience of digital &/or analogue electronics technologies, designtools and techniques

Technology identification & reusestrategies; performing cost & performance trades

Managing model definition and requirements

Managing functional partitioning & configuration

Degree/HNDin electronics engineering or an equivalent qualification

Theworking knowledge of the following tools would be advantageous:

MentorGraphics Expedition Enterprise

Analoguesimulations tools, e.g. Simetrix or Spice

Timingdesigner tools, e.g. Chronology

Signalintegrity tools and principles

Systemdevelopment tools, e.g. Enterprise Architect, Matlab, Simulink

Requirementsmanagement tools, e.g. DOORS

**What we're looking forin you:

Good interpersonal skills

Capable ofmanaging your own work and the output of others, including skills developmentof a large team of mixed capability engineers

Articulate,with strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability toidentify innovative approaches to design and improvements to working practices

Excellent communicationskills

Goodcoaching skills with the ability to peer review and technically guide the workof others.

Confidentwith strong relationship management skills, able to effectively liaise with stakeholders

Salary: £Competitive + Benefits including Flexible working

Location: Rochester, Kent UK

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes acompetitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Companycontributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefitssuch as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and manylocal and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible foran annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of theworld’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work atthe cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions everyyear for customers in over 100 countries.

Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems(ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broadportfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and enginecontrols; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance andreconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatialimagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-andenergy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employsapproximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturingfunctions primarily in the United States and the UnitedKingdom.

We pride ourselves on employing the bestprofessionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important;something you can be proud of. You’ll have the opportunity to work fromconcept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do,you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people'slives.

BAE Systems is an equalopportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications fromcandidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications fromsections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems,including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will notuse any personal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

Please be aware that manyroles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and exportcontrol restrictions. These restrictionsmean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities youhave held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you canperform for the organisation.

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.**