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about 1 year ago
BAE Systems
Salary: Up to £46,000 dependent on experience
Location: Christchurch
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Systems Engineering Jobs
Senior Systems Engineer

We have an exciting opportunity
for an experienced Senior Systems Engineer to work on our future projects;
developing and delivering military and commercial technologies in the secure
defence area.

Do you want to design and build
systems to provide a secure mobile
communication networks for our armed forces? Could you create systems that can
allow a user to securely browse the internet from a secret network? Want to
work on the next generation of Military IT systems? Would you like to be part
of a team, integrating leading edge technologies to provide our military
services with competitive advantage?

How would you like to work for a business that is committed
to making the workplace agile and flexible to meet the diverse needs of our
customers? Where high standards of work are expected and encouraged? Where
people are understood and valued? Where you can develop and enhance your skills
and knowledge, with potential to become a leader in a global business?

Your main
responsibilities as a Senior Systems Engineer will involve:

Design of technical solutions,
integrating COTS hardware and software

Production of system integration , verification and validation
documentation

Lead / provide
support to system level investigations.

Escalate risks and
opportunities that may have a direct / indirect effect on the technical
delivery of the system lifecycle or product.

Ensuring compliance
with systems engineering practices

Reporting on progress and
providing feedback to team members and leadership

Planning and Estimating
development activities

Supporting the
improvement of the team competencies and skills.

Management of technical risk

Working with customers to support
delivered systems and resolve issues

As part of the engineering team you will work closely with
team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily
activities. You may also be asked to lead teams.

Your
skills and qualifications as a Senior Systems Engineer:

Competence in:

VMware
vSphere infrastructure and implementation

Defining and managing interfaces
between systems

System integration, verification
and validation across defence, including acceptance activities

Requirements Engineering

Configuration management

System Engineering tools and
processes

Understanding of

C2 Systems

Communications and Networking

Security Architectures

Engineering Lifecycle

Physical and Electrical Safety,
Security and Environmental compliance

MOD and industry standard
acceptance processes

What we're looking for
in you:

A 'can do' attitude; thriving in a
varied, complex, and frequently changing work environment, often with demanding
timescales

Self-organisation and good time management

You are innovative and able to
drive improvement

You take responsibility for own
& team work packages and for delivery

Experience of mentoring more
junior staff and leading teams is desirable

Occasional travel to customer
sites to support deployment may be required

Ideally you have an honours degree or equivalent
professional qualification in a relevant STEM subject, although relevant
knowledge and experience may offset the qualification requirements. You will be
required to obtain full Security Clearance.

Location: Christchurch

Salary: Up to £46,000
dependent on experience

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 Air

If you’d like to make a real difference where it
counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to
helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic
aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE
Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting
the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at
the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our
customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the
technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our
customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to
excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

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.

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