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Wireless Communications (Radio Access Network Systems) Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Wireless Communications (Radio Access Network Systems) Engineer

Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Filton, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Produce Design Documentation Set, technical justifications and specifications as normally associated with RAN (Radio Access Network) Solution Architect responsibilities
  • Ensure reviews and deliverables for Contracts meet requirements and standards
  • Produce test specifications supporting Design, Development & Qualification Contracts
  • Support to Test and Commissioning Teams and Build activities
  • Support ICPDS Project Team in the successful delivery of Radio Access Network Systems

Your skills and experiences:

  • Technical Knowledge of Telecommunications (Voice & Data Technologies)
  • Technical Knowledge of Radio VHF/UHF minimum
  • Technical Knowledge of Trunked Radio Systems for example TETRA/P25/PMR/DMR/MPT1327
  • Fault Diagnosis, Maintenance and Repair of Radio Systems, Equipment and Radio Access Networks
  • RAN (Radio Access Network) Solution Architect experience
  • Radio Network Planning experience


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.

The Internal Communications and Platform Data Systems team:

You will be a team player, possess the ability to self-motivate along with driving inspiration. You will have excellent communication and influencing skills. Along with good stakeholder management and relationship building abilities. The successful candidate will be confident in writing Technical Documents and translating them to other Subject Matter Experts.

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.”

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 your place of birth may limit those roles you can perform for the organisation.