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Recruiter: BAE Systems
Listed on: 31st March
Location: Filton
Type: Permanent

Systems Engineers

Would you like to play a critical part in providing submarine combat system capability to the Royal Navy? We currently have a vacancy for a number of opportunities for Systems Engineers at varying levels. These roles can be based at any of the following site locations, depending on your individual circumstances: Frimley, Weymouth, Filton or Portsmouth - Broad Oak.

As a Systems Engineer, you will be part of a team of around ten Engineers as part of our Common Infrastructure Subsystem Design Team, which forms part of the wider Combat System Group. We are currently expanding our teams to meet the demands of developing infrastructure solutions for the next generation Royal Navy submarines.

As a System Engineer within the Common Infrastructure Subsystem Design Team you will be working across the full engineering lifecycle from requirement gathering to qualification. You will be responsible for eliciting requirements from a range of stakeholders and then deriving those requirements to the appropriate level for subsystem specification. You will participate in activities supporting the ongoing maturity of the design of the combat system, primarily system and sub-system verification testing.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on complex engineering programmes of national importance within a supportive team who drive best engineering excellence and best practice. Future career progression opportunities could include the chance to lead packages of work or develop skills in engineering people management and leadership.

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

Requirement analysis and derivation at common infrastructure sub-system level

Defining and capturing qualification statements/cases against requirements

Creation of subsystem design material

Creation of interface control documents

Creation and maintenance of design checklists to indicate design safety and maturity

Supporting the ongoing process of change by raising change documents and providing impact assessments

Your skills and qualifications as a Systems Engineer:


Systems engineering experience gained from one or more areas of the systems engineering lifecycle/ V-model, such as: systems integration, system verification testing, software testing, system design etc.


Requirements management experience utilising software packages such as DOORs or Cradle

Technical infrastructure knowledge

Knowledge of virtualisation

Familiar with IT networks

What we're looking for in you:

You will possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. You must also have the ability to work proactively to deliver multiple pieces of work to meet programme timescales.

Location: Frimley, Weymouth, Portsmouth - Broad Oak OR Filton

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

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.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace - where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential - is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it's good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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Contact Name: Jamie Meurs
Reference: TJ/6190/77117_1617203955
Job ID: 2915163

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