Senior Strategic Systems Engineer
Location : Devonport, Plymouth
Full Time, Permenant
Overall Department Direction
Babcock Naval Marine - Engineering Services (ES) business unit provides engineering management and technical support services to enable the delivery of the company’s key contracted outputs to the MoD, essentially to deliver available and capable platforms for the Royal Navy.
Maritime Mission Systems Group within ES contains both Strategic and Combat Systems Engineers who provide engineering support services to the MoD in addition to providing organic engineering support to the wider Babcock Marine Sector across multiple sites
Main Purpose of Role
This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced engineer to join a small engineering team playing a key role in Babcock’s contribution to the Submarine Strategic Weapon Enterprise (SWE).
Key elements of the post are :
o materiel analysis
o engineering procedures / policy update
o programme and schedule reviews
Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
Desirable (but not essential) Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Competences
This position is within the Engineering Services business unit as a grade 6 which has a salary of £42,180 with DRDL Terms and Conditions.
Babcock offers a supportive environment including : enhanced employment terms and conditions, money purchase pension scheme with life assurance, share ownership scheme, Occupational Health services, flexible working hours (only non-industrials), career opportunities and specialist advice and guidance from our Learning & Development teams.
Additional benefits may also apply for Management posts.
This role is based at Devonport Royal Dockyard which is located in the vibrant city of Plymouth, Devon in the south west of England.
from a superb coastline if you are a water sports enthusiast or Dartmoor National Park if you enjoy hiking and climbing, or simply enjoy the fantastic scenery.
For a great night out we have the historic Barbican area with its wide variety of bars, clubs and restaurants.
This role is within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. The Marine Sector delivers a wide array of complex through-life marine engineering services.
Ranging from UK and international naval fleet support, commercial marine, engineering consultancy, weapons handling, equipment support, intelligence, cyber security and training delivered through unique owned and managed infrastructure to defence and civil customers across the globe.
Babcock International Group is committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment.
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fit your specific needs.
We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. We recognise the value that Serving Personnel, both Regular and Reserves, Veterans, Uniformed Cadet Instructors and Service Families contribute to our business and the United Kingdom.
As part of the Covenant, Babcock offers Reservists and Uniformed Cadet Instructors up to two week’s special paid leave to help them meet their commitments.
Business Area- Devonport
Babcock International Group owns and operates the main refit, maintenance and workshop area of the 330 acre naval site at Devonport, known as Devonport Royal Dockyard, where it employs thousands of people.
The remainder of the site at Devonport is owned by the Ministry of Defence and is known as Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport one of the largest naval bases in Western Europe.
Babcock and the Ministry of Defence work in partnership to operate and maintain this co-located site by providing through-life support for submarines, surface ships and associated systems and equipment.
Babcock has a large design and technology capability providing a wide range of support activities including feasibility and project definition studies, detail design and draughting, development trials, noise and vibration analysis, structural analysis, project management, integrated logistic support and risk management.