Would you like to have the opportunity to directly shape the future architecture and design of Submarine Combat Systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Consultant Engineer at our Frimley, Filton – Bristol, Broad Oak – Portsmouth or Weymouth sites.
As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for the high-level design specification of the Common Architecture for the next generation of the Combat System for UK submarines. This project is delivering an innovative, affordable COTS (Common off the Shelf) based solution across the flotilla of UK submarines.
This role will provide you with the chance to work very closely with the infrastructure and subsystem design teams, along with taking requirements from the customer of what they need their combat system to do, and produce architectural requirements, constraints and policies to define the system architecture of the combat system
Your main responsibilities as an Engineering Manager will involve:
Management of CS Architecture personnel within Combat Systems Design to ensure that an appropriate architecture is defined for the platform specific Combat System(s)
Working closely with the Common Infrastructure, System and Subsystem Design teams to ensure that the architecture as defined is coherent, documented and delivered to support the in-build and in-service platform programmes
Working closely with both internal and external stakeholders, assessing Combat System level evolutions, to ensure that the strategy of achieving and evolving a Common Combat System being fitted to all classes is achieved and maintained
Ensuring that the highly successful on-going innovative evolution of the Common Combat System is maintained and applied in a constant and coherent manner across all Submarine Platform classes
Ensuring that deliverable Architecture Technical Requirements, Policies and documentation are fully defined and that designs are delivered and maintained.
Compliance with the LCM and System Engineering Lifecycle for all work conducted by the Architecture team.
Raising and management of related Engineering Change Requests and Impact Assessments.
Identification, bid, implementation and delivery of Technology Management and Evolution development tasks.
Your skills and qualifications as an Engineering Manager:
Experience of complex systems architecture definition and management
Experience of high end processing technology, networks and protocols
Requirements management experience (capture, decomposition, qualification, acceptance)
Experienced people manager
Engineering qualification (HNC/ HND or degree level)
Experience of working with a Maritime or Military domain
Experience of working with and to Security and Safety standards.
Experience of Systems Engineering Lifecycle management
Experience of DOORS and UML
What we're looking for in you:
You will be an excellent communicator, with the ability to build effective relationships with a range of stakeholders. You must also possess good attention to detail and be thorough with your work.
Location: Frimley, Weymouth, Filton – Bristol or Broad Oak - Portsmouth
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries
Complex Systems and Support (CS&S) is part of BAE Systems Submarines. We predominantly supply to the UK MoD but with smaller derivative work done in support of international Customers. Our team is responsible for system design, build and/or procurement of the major electronic and mechanical systems on a submarine, as well as provision of test, integration and support services.
Innovation is central to our DNA and has produced the Common Combat System (CCS) to address the customer’s affordability, technology and capability challenges. It is based on commercial off-the-shelf technology (COTS) coupled with bespoke military hardware and software and is being progressively rolled-out into the UK's Submarine flotilla.
We effectively incorporate rapidly evolving, commercial technology, new capabilities and changes coming from the operational environment into long-term build, maintenance and in-service programmes.
As a 'system of systems' integrator we work closely with our Customer, partners and suppliers to develop and provide innovative, intelligent and value for money solutions across all classes of UK Submarine both in build and in service with the Royal Navy, ensuring our submariners always have world-class, safe, capable and available products.
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