Principal Electrical/ Electronics Engineer
An opportunity has arisen for a Principal Electrical/ Electronics Engineer to join BAE Systems at either of our Frimley or Weymouth sites. The successful engineer will be offering design advice, assessing designs and formally accepting electrical and electronic equipment and assemblies. This may include guidance and support in the design to meet EMC. The team leads the design of hardware such as system enclosures, racks, and cabinets, and their integration into the submarine and supports suppliers in the design of same.
This is an excellent opportunity to influence the design of critical pieces of equipment, which will have a lasting impact on the capability of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
As a Principal Electrical/ Electronics Engineer, your main responsibilities will involve:
Providing technical oversight of design activities for electrical, electronic equipment such as consoles, enclosures and cabinets
Managing the requirements flow for hardware design through to internal and external suppliers
Carrying out acceptance activities for products submitted by supplier organisations
Leading the qualification, test, and requirements management aspects of physical design, with a preference on EMC
Defining the qualification obligations for the assurance hold points during build, test and commissioning
Identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities
Mentoring and assisting more junior members of the team in the execution of their duties
As a Principal Electrical/ Electronics Engineer your skills and qualifications must include:
Design engineering experience
Background within the defence industry
Experience of integration of designs on to military platforms
Electrical and Electronic Equipment and Design
EMC design and qualification experience.
As Principal Electrical/ Electronics Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:
Experience arranging and supervising on non-functional testing performed by 3rd parties
Electrical Design assessment and experience
EMC Design Experience
Full engineering lifecycle experience from requirements through to delivery and acceptance
DOORS software experience
What we're looking for in you:
We are looking for an autonomous, motivated person. Taking responsibilities for your own work, you will be confident to work without immediate supervision, and capable of indirectly supervising others around you to ensure the swift and accurate delivery of high quality work.
Location: Frimley or Weymouth
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 – Combat Systems
Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century. It currently employs approximately 7,700 people, with 500 of these working for Combat Systems across our sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Ash Vale, Broad Oak, Filton, Frimley and Weymouth.
We are currently responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of the Royal Navy's latest and most capable generation of attack submarines, as well as their intelligent Combat Systems trusted to detect threats in the naval environment.
Our Combat Systems team designs, builds, integrates and supports all of the submarine combat systems in the UK fleet – essentially, the eyes and ears of each platform. We provide through-life support for combat systems, sensors and radars, and deliver complex programmes and technologies by applying expert programme management and world-class engineering.
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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