Would you like to play a key role in the development of navigation systems for the UK's new submarine platform? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer at our sites in either Frimley or Weymouth.
As a Systems Engineer you will be designing and developing safety critical navigation systems for the Dreadnought submarine class. These systems are safety-critical and mission-critical, and provide cutting edge capability to the Royal Navy.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to work at the forefront of defence technology, contributing to the success of the UK's defence programme.
Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:
Managing the system design of the navigation systems for the submarine platform
Gathering and managing high-level customer requirements and decomposing into system level requirements
Managing design change and design improvement from existing platform baselines to ensure system functionality future platforms
Cascading requirements to suppliers and carrying out supplier visits, to support the development and integration of sub-systems
Being involved in design reviews, including those with ship builders, suppliers, and the MoD customer
Supporting system integration and testing
Your skills and qualifications:
Experience in systems engineering- including systems design and integration
Requirements management experience
HNC/ HND level qualification in relevant engineering field or equivalent experience
Previous navigation experience/ knowledge (e.g. experience in Inertial systems/ GPS systems/ Gyro systems)
Experience using DOORS
What we're looking for in you:
You will be a strong team play, whilst being able to work proactively to your own initiative. You will be an excellent communicator, able to manage stakeholder relationships at varying level.
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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