Senior Engineer - Product Security


BAE Systems

Listed on

22nd March





Start Date


Job Title: Senior Engineer - Product Security

Location: Barrow-In-Furness (Other sites will be considered)

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

  • Controlling and guiding role for the scope of product security
  • Provide advice, or support the provision of advice on Product Security matters for programmes to a wide range of stakeholders
  • Ensure the whole scope of product security for the whole boat is delivered
  • Providing product security technical advice and guidance across system owners
  • Managing security risk through the tiers with MOD organisations
  • Support the definition and setting of product security and policy to industry and best practices

Your skills and experiences:


  • Qualified to Degree level or equivalent in a STEM discipline or equivalent relevant experience
  • Basic understanding of information security principles and Supply Chain Management and its potential impact on Product Systems


  • CISSP/CCP/CISM (or able to achieve)
  • Knowledge of Product Security Engineering activities in the defence, maritime or closely linked domain
  • Knowledge of security related activities required to support the engineering lifecycle with some experience of operating in the phase relevant to the role
  • Awareness of the impact of Product Security on Product Safety


You'll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. You'll also have access to additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and employee discounts - you may also be eligible for an annual incentive

The Product Security team:

The Dreadnought Alliance is formed between the Ministry of Defence's Submarine Delivery Agency (SDA), BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce. The Alliance Information Assurance & Cyber team are responsible for leading on security and information risk matters to ensure the submarine systems are designed and built to be secure and resilient.

This role requires use of a deep level of subject matter expertise to drive security requirements, identify possible threats and avenues of attack and advise on the application of secure development practices.

The teams work to deliver the Dreadnought security assurance case. This involves setting standards and policies of security cases to ensure major suppliers deliver against those policies and standards, managing daily risks along the way while reporting back through the leadership chain. You'll be engaging with stakeholders such as the MoD and others on consultative advice engagement level, but you'll also have the chance to shape the role.

Why BAE Systems?

This is a place where you'll be able to make a real difference. You'll be part of an inclusive culture that values diversity, rewards integrity, and merit, and where you'll be empowered to fulfil your potential. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and particularly from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our industry, including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and LGBTQ+ individuals. We also want to make sure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible. If you have a disability or health condition (for example dyslexia, autism, an anxiety disorder etc.) that may affect your performance in certain assessment types, please speak to your recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people, who are BAE Systems employees and have been in their current role for 12 months or longer.

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation

Closing Date: 5th April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


Contact Name: kevin patton

Reference: TJ/6190/00113494_1711122614

Job ID: 3314574

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