Hardware Systems Engineer

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Hardware Systems Engineer

Would you like to work within the design,qualification and implementation of our deliveries at the operational level? Wecurrently have a vacancy for a Hardware Systems Engineer at our site in Christchurch.

As a Hardware Systems Engineer, you will beworking on a range of engineering activities including estimation ofdevelopment activities, design of technical solutions, implementation orsubcontract of proposed solutions and the testing involved in verifying them.

This role will provide you with an opportunityto work on a range of opportunities to work within a variety of programmes,both established and development.

Your main responsibilities as a HardwareSystems Engineer will involve:

Providing Hardware and Systems Engineeringsupport to the business development activities, including study/experimentationactivities, system de-risking activities, interfacing with suppliers andinteraction with prospective customers at a technical level

Development and implementation of technicalsolutions that meet the customer requirements

Provision of realistic estimates for specifiedactivities to the development lead

Accurately report on progress

Complete work to a high standard and to scope,quality and budget

Support System Integration activities

The safe design of the system prior to deliveryand for the preparation of information required by the Design Authority tosupport the Design Certification and Certificate of Design activities

Your skills and qualifications:


A strong Hardware and Systems Engineeringbackground, preferably with a degree in a related discipline

A good understanding of the completeengineering lifecycle and configuration management

A good working knowledge of the developmentprocesses (e.g. requirements, design, specification, implementation,integration and testing, acceptance), and development tools (e.g. Requirements

Management, Modelling and defect reportingsystems)

A background in Communications (voice, data andradio products)


Experience of providing engineering input andsupport to business development activities would be an advantage

What we're looking for in you:

Strong team player with an ability to applyinnovation when problem solving. Must be adaptable and keen to learn, whilstbeing flexible to work outside of normal office hours when required.

Location: Christchurch

Salary: £ 42,000

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 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 and expertisein the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, componentsand technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.

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 the communitywhich are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME andapplicants 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.