Principal Engineer - Combat Systems
BAE Systems UK
Job Type: Not Specified
Job Title: Principal Engineer - Combat Systems (External Communications System)
Location: Frimley, Surrey, Filton, Weymouth, or Portsmouth- currently Hybrid with an expectation to go into the office circa twice per week
Salary: £52,000 - £59,000 (dependent on skillset and experience)
What you’ll be doing:
Your skills and experiences:
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.
External Communications Systems team:
As part of the Complex Systems & Support Equipment Programmes Group, the External Communications System team provides Project and Engineering Management authority for the procurement; delivery and proving of the Communications systems that are integrated within the Common Combat System on today’s fleet of Astute Class Submarines, Vanguard Class and the Future SSBN replacement Dreadnought Class.
As a Principal External Communications Engineer, you will be part of the Dreadnought engineering team responsible for ensuring equipment is fit for purpose, meets functional and non-functional requirements and is safe, capable and assured meeting the demands of our customer and supporting the Submarine Flotilla commitments.
This role will provide you with an exciting opportunity to influence the design of the very latest submarine class and play a key role within submarine communications. Working directly for the Senior Engineering Manager and with the Product Technical Authority you would be part of a dynamic high performing and delivery focused team, with wide ranging opportunity for personal and professional development. The External Communications Systemteam is committed to supporting the future aspirations of all its members.
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.
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