Hardware Team Leader

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Hardware Team Leader

Asa Hardware Team Leader, you will lead a team ofhighly skilled and experienced hardware engineers responsible for thedesign lifecycle of our electronic solutions for cutting-edge products such asHelmet Mounted & Head-Up Displays, Mission Computers, Flight Controls,Active Inceptors and other associated safety critical technology.

Your main responsibilities as a Hardware TeamLeader will involve:

Managingand technical leadership of an electronics design team

ManagingWork Packages; cost, schedule, risk & opportunities

Ensuringdevelopment programme execution in accordance with the hardware developmentplan

Providingtechnical governance and ensuring adherence to company design processes

Leadingcost & performance trade-offs

Your skills and qualifications as a HardwareTeam Leader:

Ableto demonstrate high performance and achievement in leadership and management ofengineering teams through a full product development lifecycle

Provenexperience / knowledge of cost and planning management tools

Provenexperience / knowledge of risk and opportunities management

Experienceof optimising solutions and minimising impacts from dependencies

Experienceof design and identifying improvements to working practices and team skilldevelopment

Provenunderstanding of product design and work package control

Workingknowledge of the following tools would be advantageous:

MentorGraphics Expedition Enterprise;

Requirementsmanagement tools, e.g. DOORS

Workpackage management tools, eg. MSP, JIRA, etc.

What we're looking for in you:

Goodinterpersonal skills

Youwill be a self-starter, with excellent people skills able to get the best outof a large team of mixed capability engineers in a highly dynamic environment

Ableto effectively lead, coach and technically guide others

Articulate,with strong written and verbal communication skills

Beconfident, able to present at customer and senior level reviews

Havegood relationship management skills

Ableto work collaboratively with other disciplines to optimise solutions andminimise impacts

Location: Rochester

Salary: £Competitive + Benefits

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.


TheElectronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronicsmarkets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems,including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night visionsystems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networkedcommunications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems;mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered inNashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, withengineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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 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, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information 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.