Systems Design Engineer - Barrow-In-Furness - Technojobs

Systems Design Engineer


BAE Systems

Listed on

9th July




£44,373 - £55,000



Job Title: Systems Design Engineer

Location: Barrow/ Brough/ Weymouth/ Filton/ Broad Oak/ Frimley/ Manchester - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £45,000+ depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Leading a small team of engineers from a technical perspective, delegating tasks and checking and approving technical documentation
  • Heading designs and manufacturing tactical and strategic solutions to support new Ocean Interface systems
  • Managing internal and external design reviews and meetings with the customer, paying attention to the big complex picture and the finer details of the designs safety
  • Acting as the key point of contact with customers, suppliers and stakeholders on engineering solutions
  • Innovating new ways to streamline and deliver submarines quicker while maintaining cost, quality and safety

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience leading design orientated tasks across a product lifecycle in a production and/or prototype environment
  • Experience presenting design concepts, technical reports and specifications to stakeholders
  • Experience working in a hands-on mechanical background or interpreting design plans


  • Degree level or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • CEng or ability to attain
  • Defence experience or working within this experience


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 SSNA team:

As a Principal Mechanical Engineer, you will be working within Ocean Interfaces as part of the delivery team within SSNA. The team rises to the global challenges and delivers design solutions for deployable assets on the future attack nuclear submarine. We design, procure and manufacture solutions by working closely with our customers and suppliers. SSNA is becoming a truly global endeavour with the AUKUS Submarine programme coming alive. We are quickly moving towards maturing designs and ordering long lead items so now is the team to make a change. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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.

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 23rd July 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: jordan murdock

Reference: TJ/6190/117628_1720532411

Job ID: 3330908

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