Scientist (CEM Developer)

Location:South Gloucestershire
Job Type:Full Time
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Scientist (CEM Developer)

Would you like to work within an interestingrole, supporting the Computational engineering team? We currently have avacancy for a Computational Electromagnetics Developer at our site in Filton.

As a Scientist (CEM Developer) you willbe developing and maintaining advanced electromagnetic simulation tools usedfor low observable (stealth) design, EMC (electromagnetic compatibility) andEMI (electromagnetic interference). Someapplication work using the toolsets will be required.

This intellectually stimulating role requiresfundamental understanding of mathematical principles of electromagnetics andtheir computational solution, building on academic research to createindustrial standard software used across the Air, Land and Sea domains.

Forthe right person with the required levels of performance and expertise, thisrole provides the opportunity to develop into a senior technical leadershiprole.

Your main responsibilities as a Scientist (CEM Developer) will involve:

Managingand providing technical leadership on development projects, ensuring that theyare delivered on time and to cost and incorporate leading edge CEM(computational electromagnetics) techniques and software implementations.

Leadingliaisons with internal stakeholders to plan future code development roadmapsbased on requirements and emerging CEM and computing capability. (Occasional UKtravel required).

Maintainingtechnical capabilities by identifying emerging CEM trends and interactions withglobal CEM community.

Maintainingsuitable records and archives for projects to allow reuse of work whereappropriate and conform to mandated quality and document management processes.

Keepingup to date with literature, attendance of conferences, maintaining up to dateknowledge.

Your skills and qualifications:


Thecandidate is expected to be proficient in Computational Electromagnetics withdemonstrated experience of code development and understanding of underlyingmathematical principles and EM theory and the ability to formulate newtechniques for specific application areas.

Goodcomputer skills: (Unix and Windows platforms)

Computerprogramming in Fortran 90, C, Matlab and/or C++. Cuda GPU and MPI/OpenMPparallel programming experience also advantageous and experience of coding forHPC systems.

Indepth understanding of EM theory and related mathematical formulations andnumerical solution techniques.

Backgroundin EMC, radar scattering or antenna modelling an advantage.

Understandingof typical numerical schemes (i.e. Finite Difference/Finite Element, Method ofMoments, Physical Optics).

Goodstandard of written and oral communication skills.

What we're looking for in you:

Youmust be tenacious, hardworking, willing to apply yourself to difficult challenges,and be resilient to set backs and complex challenges.

You must possess a thorough and inquisitive approach, be self-motivated, withthe ability to deliver on projects that may last for months on end and be ableto work with minimal supervision.

Location: Filton(some travel to Warton may be required periodically (irregular)

Salary: £Competitive, dependent on experience

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, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of theapplication process.

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.