Would you like to join a vibrant and growing part of the business, where you can have an impact on the direction of combat systems? We currently have a vacancy for an Engineer (Software) at our site in Barrow.
As an Engineer (Software), you will be working within the Combat Systems Equipment Group North (CSEG North), where you will be responsible for looking after the design and in service support for navigation systems for the UK submarine fleet. The main focus is to provide support and change for the existing systems on board the Astute and Vanguard class submarines, in service with the Royal Navy.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop your career within a fast growing area of our business, and become experts in the Navigation field.
Your main responsibilities as an Engineer (Software) will involve:
Working in the Navigation team within CSEG North, providing support to in service combat systems and designing new systems for future submarine programmes.
Supporting high integrity software design for navigation equipment using C and C++
Taking system requirements through from concept to delivery for the subsystem software
Supporting the Delegated Technical Authority in defining and managing the navigation system requirements set
Setting up and managing software testing
Support design change for existing software
Your skills and qualifications as an Engineer (Software):
Degree level qualification (or equivalent) in relevant field (e.g. Computer Science)
Understanding of the full software development life cycle
Experience with C and C++
Experience with or knowledge of high integrity software systems
What we're looking for in you:
You will self-motivate and can work both, solo and within a team. You will have the ability to absorb knowledge from technical experts in order to develop your own skills. You will be agile and analytical with your thinking and have strong written and verbal communication skills.
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, childcare vouchers, 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.
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.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.