Configuration Engineer – Under Water Surveillance
Would you like to work on one of the most complex engineering programmes undertaken by BAE Systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Configuration Engineer – Under Water Surveillance at one of our sites in Frimley, Weymouth or Portsmouth.
As a Configuration Engineer – Under Water Surveillance, you will work in the Under Water Systems (UWS) team, working closely with other internal systems engineering and design teams and be responsible for supporting them throughout the design lifecycle.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop professionally and progress within BAE Systems’ Submarines and the wider business.
Your main responsibilities as a Configuration Engineer – Under Water Surveillance will involve:
Supporting the management of bill of materials and parts for the under water systems team, including their functional and spatial maturity
Attending scheduled reviews of bill of materials and part status against sub-system contracts
Providing input into change processes, generating change requests, and assessing the impact of engineering changes
Analysing data for such things as validity and trends against technical requirements and specifications
Supporting under water systems design tasks, including design review actions and changes to documentation
Preparing various documents such as; drawings, sketches, system schematics and reports in support of detailed engineering proposals
Offering and implementing updates, additions and modifications of parts as and when required
Utilising computer systems such as Team centre to extract and update project data
Carrying out metric reporting such as the status of parts and bill of materials
Your skills and qualifications:
Evidence of technical background e.g. HNC/HND or equivalent
Experience or an understanding of systems engineering life cycle
Experience of engineering maintenance, design, or testing
Knowledge of the maritime industry
What we're looking for in you as a Configuration Engineer – Under Water Surveillance:
You must be a good team player to be successful in this role and be able to motivate yourself when necessary. You must be a confident communicator and be able to converse and interact with stakeholders of all levels.
Location: Frimley, Weymouth, Broad Oak
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
Complex Systems and Support:
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.
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.