Electronics Engineer

BAE Systems

Location: Edinburgh

Job Type: Full time


  • All Systems GO! Be part of the next generation of defence technology
  • Grow, learn and develop with some of Australia's finest defence professionals
  • Enjoy flexibility, engaging work and a culture that embraces diversity and open-mindedness

At BAE Systems we are all systems go as we continue to drive innovation and seek passionate and talented people to join our business. We currently have an exciting opportunity as an Electronics Engineer within our Red Ochre Labs Business Unit based in SA-Edinburgh Parks.

What this opportunity will mean for you:

  • Purposeful work where your efforts are recognised in an environment where you can thrive
  • Joining an organisation that is passionate about developing some of the most impressive careers in the world
  • Industry-leading flexibility options to unlock the talent and diversity of every individual
  • Unique opportunities to contribute to programs of national significance whilst growing your skills
  • A strong safety culture, inclusive teams and work to be proud of, underpinned by a compelling set of values

Your new role:
Red Ochre LABS is a hub for collaboration with industry, Defence and academia, bringing together our most talented engineers across Australia to pioneer advanced technology and future-altering solutions.
As the Electronics Engineer you will be accountable for the design and development of electronic/electrical systems and/or equipment in accordance with the contractual and company requirements in order to achieve the required business performance.
Reporting to the Program Engineering Manager you will:

  • Derive electronic system and/or equipment requirements, define the test requirements and participate in system design and requirements reviews
  • Develop electronic candidate solutions against requirements including their optimisation and present the solution in design reviews
  • Undertake functional analysis to identify the optimum solution against a set of requirements
  • Develop optimised electronic system and/or equipment detail designs and present the designs in design reviews
  • Undertake electronic system and/or equipment detailed design analysis to identify the optimum design for the defined system and/or equipment architecture
  • Undertake the translation of the electronic system and/or equipment design into a manufacturable product and incorporate design for manufacture factors
  • Undertake engineering management of the electronic system and/or equipment manufacture from the Electronic implementation
  • Undertake the integration and validation of the electronic system and/or equipment design including contributing to the integration and validation plans and reports

About you
As an ideal applicant for this opportunity, you'll have:

  • Electronic engineering or technology degree qualified or equivalent experience and satisfying the requirements for membership of the Institute of Engineers Australia
  • Good knowledge of overall engineering development lifecycle.
  • Experience in developing electronic equipment designs, participation in design reviews, undertaking typical design analyses and implementation of Electronic solutions, its integration, validation and qualification testing
  • Demonstrated ability to contribute and work in a cross-function team while ensuring specific responsibilities are achieved.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to suit a variety of different stakeholders

Research shows that some candidates hesitate to apply for roles if they feel they don't meet 100% of the criteria. So, if this opportunity excites you and you have the right foundational experience and qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Whether it be for this role or another, your skills and competencies are of interest to us.

As Defence security clearance is required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearance.
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable and as such, your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role.
Further information regarding clearances is available at:https://careers.au.baesystems.com/opportunity.html

Applications should be addressed to: Ammar Bakos, Talent Acquisition Specialist- Engineering and made online here. Confidential enquiries are welcome via email: ammar.bakos@baesystems.com

Please be aware that pursuant to different State government health directions, vaccination mandates regarding your ability to attend our Company sites may be applicable. Please be prepared to discuss your vaccination status with our recruiters as part of the recruitment process.
We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

Our culture
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment where our people can thrive. For us that means ensuring that the voices and talents of our employees are valued and that everyone has a sense of belonging. We do not tolerate discrimination because of differences, such as age, ability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, religion, or sexual orientation.
If you would like to know more information about how we are supporting our employees, you can view our policies and initiatives via this link.
To learn about other employment opportunities at BAE Systems, please visit: www.baesystemscareers.com.au

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