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9 months ago
BAE Systems
Salary: Competitive
Location: Weymouth
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Electrical Engineering Jobs
Principal Engineer – Electrical Design

Would you like to join a dynamic team working
on the combart system as part of the Dreadnought programme? We currently have a
vacancy for a Principal Engineer – Electrical Design based from one of our Submarine
sites in Frimley, Filton - Bristol, Weymouth or Broad Oak – Portsmouth.

As a Principal Engineer, you will be working on
the Dreadnought Combat System along with the systems design team. The successful
candidate will also work with other teams, suppliers and stakeholders.

This role will provide you with the opportunity
to be part of the most complex technological and programmatic engineering
activity in the UK, supporting the UK Royal Navy and working in the top tier
company in the defence industry.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal
Engineer – Electrical Design will involve:

The successful
candidate will be responsible for the installation documentation of the combat
system for the platform. You will review and comment on equipment designs,
provide advice and guidance and attend design reviews both internally and
externally with sub-system leads and their suppliers. You will be responsible
for assessing the coherence and completeness of the design documentation and
engineering system data that details the physical design of the Combat System.

Your skills and qualifications:

Understanding of Systems Engineering, Requirements
Management, Configuration Management, Engineering Lifecycle, Engineering

Degree or equivalent in Electrical or Mechanical

We can offer on the job training and
development for those with less experience but who demonstrate the right
behaviours and aptitude.

What we're looking for in you:

You will be an excellent communicator, with the
ability to build effective relationships with a range of stakeholders. You must
also possess good attention to detail and be thorough with your work.

Location: Based
from one of our sites in Frimley, Filton, Bristol, Weymouth or Broad Oak,

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

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

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.

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

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