Principal Systems Engineer
Would you like to be involved in designing, developing, and delivering cutting edge combat systems for the world’s most advanced military submarines?
BAE Systems is recruiting Principal Systems Engineers to join our Combat Systems team to be based at either Frimley (Surrey) or Weymouth (Dorset).
Systems design of the world leading Common Combat System is currently being rolled out across the UK Submarine flotilla.
We have several roles that encompass all aspects of design through the lifecycle, from concept design, requirements capture and management, system and subsystem design, through to test strategies , acceptance and design update.
Not just your everyday system design role!
We have a number of vacancies within the team, for which we will consider experienced Systems Engineers from any number of industry backgrounds.
As Principal Systems Engineer your skills and qualifications must include :
Complex systems engineering experience, including requirements management, sub-system design, and systems integration
Knowledge of systems engineering life cycle management methods and techniques
Experience of any aspect of naval Combat Systems design, integration and support and / or detailed knowledge of any of the following sub-
systems would be an advantage : Command and Control, Navigation, Underwater Sensors, Above Water Sensors, Communications and Weapons systems
Experience of dealing with suppliers and supplier managers
What we're looking for in you :
We are looking for autonomous, structured and motivated people. Taking responsibilities for your own work, you will be confident without immediate supervision, and capable of indirectly supervising others around you to ensure the swift and accurate delivery of high quality work.
Salary : Competitive
Location : Frimley (Surrey), or Weymouth (Dorset)
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.
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.