Information Knowledge Management (IKM) 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 an IKM Engineer at our sites in Filton or Portsmouth.
As an IKM engineer you will assist in the progressive development, implementation and delivery of the T26 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 IKM solution for T26 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 an IKM Engineer will involve:
Assisting the Information Exploitation (IE) Manager to liaise with Naval Ships, Maritime Services and the Ministry of Defence to determine the IKM solution required for the T26 Frigate Support Solution
Supporting the development of the IKM solution model using System Engineering Modelling Methodologies
Assisting in the development and integration of the IKM Support Solution with each of the Type 26 support teams
Assisting in developing and delivering the data mapping and data interfaces required
Investigating and making recommendations on process improvements identified during IKM solution modelling.
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
Good analytical skills
Understanding of IT architectures
Knowledge of the Support environment for military equipment
Experience in one or more of the following Systems – Eagle LSAR, Trilogi or Windchill
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
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
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.
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