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Combat Systems Engineer


BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Location: Portsmouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Systems Engineering Jobs
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Systems Engineer

Are you an Engineer that enjoys a challenge? Are you experienced in working with complex systems or large-scale networked infrastructure? Do you enjoy work with a variety and series of differing assignments? If all of the above sounds like you, then we may have just the role.

We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer at our site in Portsmouth.

This role will provide you with the chance to operate out of a unique facility, working across multiple complex systems on a range of different OEM equipments. You will be carrying out various testing and trialling to ensure a high level of design assurance and functional integration. This work supports the Royal Navy in ensuring the level of potential faults is as low as reasonably practical. This is a great opportunity to work on the most cutting-edge equipment entering the fleet.

As a Systems Engineer, you will support the provision of independent engineering advice for the Systems Integration Authority. The role is dynamic and tasking is driven by the embedded customer to meet the demands and operational requirements of the Royal Navy. This technical advice as a trusted Systems Engineer, allows the Integration Authority to make statements about the safe integration of Systems capability onto Royal Navy Ships

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

Participating in the trials, testing and integration activities of complex systems

Post analysis of data

Production of assurance reports and/or technical notes that provides supporting evidence to the customer for the issuing of clearance of equipment to be put on our end platforms

On a task by task basis you will be nominated as the task lead, you will coordinate several other engineers to ensure that the task is completed to the estimate and in a timely manner and the output meets expectations

Participating in meetings, reviews and workshops as required by the Customer and external stakeholders

Communicating in verbal and written format tailored to the audience

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential:

Experience of complex Systems Engineering (understanding of the system of systems approach)

Experience with testing, commissioning and the acceptance process

Experience of Integration Testing (Bottom-up, Top-down or Sandwich)

Understanding of the interaction of equipment in a complex systems environment.

Demonstrable ability in investigative fault-finding

Desirable:

Experience of virtualisation approaches and technologies (VMs, Virtual Memory, VDI, Virtual applications, etc.)

Knowledge of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model framework

Exposure to network architecture in a virtual or traditional environment (working within, not designing)

Experienced in stakeholder management.

Exposure to the VMware product range (vSphere, Tanzu, vSAN, vCenter Server, vRealize, etc.)

What we're looking for in you:

You will hold excellent communication skills both verbally and written and be innovative, and able to ‘think out of the box’ in identifying root causes of failures to offer advice to maximise the likelihood of success and be able to manage, prioritise and drive tasks towards an agreed end date.

Location: Portsmouth

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

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

Our Naval Ships business

We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

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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Systems Engineer

Are you an Engineer that enjoys a challenge? Are you experienced in working with complex systems or large-scale networked infrastructure? Do you enjoy work with a variety and series of differing assignments? If all of the above sounds like you, then we may have just the role.

We currently have a vacancy for a Systems Engineer at our site in Portsmouth.

This role will provide you with the chance to operate out of a unique facility, working across multiple complex systems on a range of different OEM equipments. You will be carrying out various testing and trialling to ensure a high level of design assurance and functional integration. This work supports the Royal Navy in ensuring the level of potential faults is as low as reasonably practical. This is a great opportunity to work on the most cutting-edge equipment entering the fleet.

As a Systems Engineer, you will support the provision of independent engineering advice for the Systems Integration Authority. The role is dynamic and tasking is driven by the embedded customer to meet the demands and operational requirements of the Royal Navy. This technical advice as a trusted Systems Engineer, allows the Integration Authority to make statements about the safe integration of Systems capability onto Royal Navy Ships

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

Participating in the trials, testing and integration activities of complex systems

Post analysis of data

Production of assurance reports and/or technical notes that provides supporting evidence to the customer for the issuing of clearance of equipment to be put on our end platforms

On a task by task basis you will be nominated as the task lead, you will coordinate several other engineers to ensure that the task is completed to the estimate and in a timely manner and the output meets expectations

Participating in meetings, reviews and workshops as required by the Customer and external stakeholders

Communicating in verbal and written format tailored to the audience

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential:

Experience of complex Systems Engineering (understanding of the system of systems approach)

Experience with testing, commissioning and the acceptance process

Experience of Integration Testing (Bottom-up, Top-down or Sandwich)

Understanding of the interaction of equipment in a complex systems environment.

Demonstrable ability in investigative fault-finding

Desirable:

Experience of virtualisation approaches and technologies (VMs, Virtual Memory, VDI, Virtual applications, etc.)

Knowledge of Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) Model framework

Exposure to network architecture in a virtual or traditional environment (working within, not designing)

Experienced in stakeholder management.

Exposure to the VMware product range (vSphere, Tanzu, vSAN, vCenter Server, vRealize, etc.)

What we're looking for in you:

You will hold excellent communication skills both verbally and written and be innovative, and able to ‘think out of the box’ in identifying root causes of failures to offer advice to maximise the likelihood of success and be able to manage, prioritise and drive tasks towards an agreed end date.

Location: Portsmouth

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

At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 85,800 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.

Our Naval Ships business

We design and manufacture a range of naval ships and state of the art combat systems and equipment, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. From offshore patrol vessels through to the latest City Class Type 26 frigates that we are building for the UK Royal Navy, and the Australian Hunter Class and Canadian Surface Combatant, we are a business that operates on a truly global platform and can offer a wide range of opportunities where you can play your part in these challenging and exciting projects.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

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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