System Data Engineer - Bae Systems - City of London - Wizbii

System Data Engineer

  • By Bae Systems
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

System Data Engineer

Would you like to play a key support role in the manufacturing phase of the new Type 26 Frigate? We currently have a vacancy for a System Data Engineer at our sites in Filton or Portsmouth.

As a System Data Engineer you will assist in the progressive development, implementation and delivery of the T26 Support, Information, Knowledge Management (IKM) Solution, which will make the best use of the detailed engineering design and operational data and knowledge to provide accurate, up to date Support Data to the new Fleet of T26 Frigates. This is an opportunity to build and shape the T26 Support Solution and other future classes, including knowledge transfer, software applications and IT infrastructure.

This role will provide you the chance to work on a high profile, cutting edge development and delivery project with a great opportunity to interact and influence a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

Main responsibilities as a System Data Engineer will involve:

Assisting the Type 26 Support IKM Lead to liaise with Naval Ships, Maritime Services and the Ministry of Defence to capture requirements, develop, improve and deliver the IKM solution required for the T26 Frigate Support Solution

Supporting the development of the Support Solution using System Engineering Methodologies

Assisting in the development and integration of the Support Solution data with each of the Type 26 Support Team

Assisting in developing and delivering data mapping and data interfaces

Investigating and making recommendations on process improvements identified during Support Solution development.

Skills and qualifications:


Degree in an Engineering or Science based subject or equivalent experience

System engineering knowledge

Experience in defining Interface Requirements and Interface Specifications

The ability to mitigate issues in the development of engineering solutions

Strong analytical and organizational skills with a methodical and analytical approach to problem-solving

Experience on data migration projects

Experience of Oracle/PL/SQL

Development background – preferably in database or data related areas Microsoft ACCESS development 2010 or earlier


Experience in one or more of the following Systems – Eagle LSAR, Trilogi , Windchill, Oracle Apex app development.

Understanding XML source datasets

Practical experience in converting databases

Understanding of IT architectures

Knowledge of the Support environment for military equipment

Knowledge of standards such as Def Stan 00-60 (600), S1000d, 2000M etc.

What we're looking for:

Strong communication skills, ability to build good working relationships with management and the team, as well as the customer. A positive attitude, analytic thinking and problem solving skills are key requirements for this role.

Location: Filton or Portsmouth

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.

Employee Referral Scheme bonus = (if applicable)

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us.

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy's complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there's Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you'll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. 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.

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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