Systems Engineer

Are you looking for a unique innovative role within Systems Engineering? We currently have Systems Engineer opportunities available with our Submarines business, integrating technologies to provide our military services with a real competitive advantage.

As a Systems Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on one of a variety of our programmes, helping us to design, develop, integrate, manage and support systems for in-service/future submarines. You will have a good understanding of the inputs, flow of decisions and dependencies that will impact system design as well as product delivery.

As we move towards a model-based approach to Engineering, our Systems Engineers will continue to develop a wide-range of skills and experience across all areas and disciplines and we are able to offer real opportunities for personal and team development to ensure that the professional capability of the business and individual are maintained and improved. This position is also suitable for entry level graduates.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

Performing requirements development, design and implementation, system integration, qualification and test tasks, within schedule and estimates

Adhering to systems engineering practices

Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership

Producing appropriate technical documentation

Working with customers to support delivered systems and resolve issues

Essential skills and qualifications:

Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science)

An understanding of at least one of the following:

  • Requirements Engineering, DOORS
  • Defining architectures (e.g. MoDAF, TOGAF)
  • Defining and managing interfaces between systems
  • System integration and testing, including acceptance activities

Desirable skills and qualifications:

Knowledge of Systems Engineering lifecycle

Willingness to work towards Chartership

What we’re looking for in you:

You will be self-motivated and a proactive individual, able to analyse complex problems and work autonomously and in a structured manner. You will have excellent communications skills – written and verbal and be confident liaising with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive

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.

Maritime – Submarines

Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.

The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.

Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world’s most complex engineering challenges.

We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around. Join us and you’ll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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