Senior Electrical Engineer

Location:Glasgow City
Job Type:Full Time
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Senior Electrical Engineer

OurEngineers sit at the heart of our business here at BAE Systems Maritime NavalShips. Working in a flexible environment and one where our people are encouragedto be as creative as they can be and always looking at ways to develop andchallenge the way we do things.Following successful bids in the international market we are nowsupporting the Australian and Canadian Navies in the design of the latest frigatesdemonstrating our export capabilities. This is a great time and a greatopportunity to join our business and help shape the future of shipbuilding onthe Clyde.

Wecurrently have a vacancy for a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team inGlasgow. This role will utilise the Engineering Integration Test Facility(EITF) based in Leicester. This is a great opportunity to join a small diverseteam which is leading on test and trials at a unique Naval integration testsite, operating real power and propulsion equipment which will ultimately befitted to a Type26 frigate, with the aim of unearthing integration issuesbefore any ship of the class first enters the water.

Therole of the Senior Electrical Engineer plays an active part in realising thebenefits and learning opportunity of EITF by analysis of test results and rootcause analysis. The role will also be involved in further developing the designof the EITF and developing design improvements. Working across the disciplinesof power & propulsion, electrical distribution and systems integration, therole holder will be responsible for providing electrical engineering input tothe delivery of the EITF design and integration of ship fit equipment into theland-based test facility.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior ElectricalEngineer will involve:

Conductingan assessment of the test data and analysis of any electrical power system data

Preparingand producing technical analysis reports

PerformingRoot Cause analysis investigations

Leadingdiscussions with wider stakeholders

Providinghelp and direction to less experienced team members to support both theireffective working and their development

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior ElectricalEngineer:


Experienceof electrical power systems modelling, and simulation experience combined withsome diversity of experience of project or product environments

Abilityto perform robust analysis using recognised analytical tools and to make soundjudgements based on experience

Proficientwith software simulation & design tools, MATLAB, Simulink experience


Recognisedand consulted as one of the experts within at least one domain or forpossessing deep knowledge of several domains within his/her discipline

Showsevidence of continued learning in their field of expertise and practicessharing knowledge

Responsibility/decisionmaking responsibility within own sphere of responsibility and delegatedauthority

Experienceof managing budgets

Previousexperience of leading/managing a team

What we're looking for in you:

You will need excellent communication skillswith the ability to communicate and engage with stakeholders.You must possess an ability to workindependently based on your own initiative and capable of multi-tasking on avariety of projects with every changing deadline.

Location: Scotstounwith infrequent travel to test facility in Leicester

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.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and builda full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfilextensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the artcombat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the bestpossible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. Weare committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations,commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAESystems.

You will find weoffer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you’ll beinvolved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of theRoyal Navy for decades to come.

Attracting andretaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK navalengineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcomeapplications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with manydifferent skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility youneed to do what’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, jobsharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times.Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle andhelps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

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.