Systems Engineer-00066978 Description
You will have the opportunity to work on one of a variety of our programmes and projects, helping us to design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and combat sub-systems for in service and future submarines.
You will work within a team of other engineers and technical specialists to understand and influence the inputs, flow of decisions and dependencies that will impact system design and product delivery.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day identification and appropriate resolution of technical issues throughout the product lifecycle, helping us to support our submarines that play a critical role in our nation's defence.
Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve :
Supporting your team to ensure that the technical requirements of the combat systems and products are correctly identified, documented and managed, so we can demonstrate that our work meets its contractual, safety and environmental obligations.
Ensuring that design proving evidence is comprehensive and has been endorsed by the appropriate level of authority to support technical and business milestones.
Supporting the definition and associated acceptance criteria of your project through design, build, integration, installation and commissioning activities.
Providing technical support to shipbuilder installation and / or integration activities (included in-service refitting authorities).
You will have or develop an understanding of the customer Operational Defect (OPDEF) and maintenance processes to be able to provide specialist technical advice as required.
Your skills and qualifications :
Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering / Physics / Maths / Science)
Understanding of the system engineering lifecycle and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work.
Recognition of the need to apply relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations
Knowledge and experience of requirements management processes and tools, such as DOORS.
Understanding and knowledge of validation & verification, or test and acceptance activities and processes.
Understanding of system design techniques such as Object Oriented Analysis / Design, Model-Based Systems Engineering.
What we're looking for in you :
You will be self-motivated and proactive individual with the ability to absorb knowledge from technical experts in order to develop your own skills.
You will also possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
We welcome people with experience of the military, defence and maritime industries, who can use their knowledge and learning to help us ensure that we provide the best products into submarines.
We are also keen to work with people from other industries, technical fields and working environments who can bring in innovative and fresh thinking and work with us to participate and contribute to the important work that we do.
Location : Frimley, Weymouth, Bristol, Portsmouth, Barrow-in-Furness dependent on role and your personal circumstances
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.
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.