Systems Technical Lead

BAE Systems UK

Location: Portsmouth

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title:Senior Systems Engineering Technical Lead (Multiple Roles)

Location: UK Sites in the South - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £64,100 dependant on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working closely with a range of MoD Customers within the Naval Domain to design, develop and deliver a range of new Science & Technology concept solutions
  • Carrying out complex system technical analysis and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options
  • Lead the development of technical strategies and route maps for Autonomy and /or Cyber Security within Professional Services team
  • Building strong relationships with customers and partners
  • Lead the engineering aspects of business winning opportunities

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience in the development and delivery of complex technical solutions across the early stages of the lifecycle
  • Experience of driving strategic technical thinking and coherence across multiple stakeholder communities
  • Experience in the use of Model Based Systems Engineering methodologies, tools and techniques


  • Knowledge of Information Systems and Security Architectures
  • Knowledge of Cyber Security, Assurance and Risk Management
  • Knowledge of emerging Maritime Autonomous Systems and Technologies
  • Degree, HND or HNC in a STEM related subject or equivalent 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 leave incentive.

The Naval Ships Combat Systems team:

Within Naval Ships, the Combat Systems team provides a range of technical services for customers at home and abroad; including the development of high level complex systems at the heart of a ship’s mission capability – providing situational awareness and meeting all of the operational requirements for the command and control of a platform’s sensors and effectors.

You will be specifically joining a team who are shaping the future by delivering highly specialised services to a growing number of customers. These services include Complex Systems Design & Integration, Autonomy, Cyber Security, Data Analysis and Exploitation services.

This is a technical role requiring expertise in the design, development and delivery of Complex Naval Systems using the latest technologies. Working closely with the Project Manager and Engineering team help to successfully deliver our customer commitments, having the technical ability, aptitude and confidence in this strong customer facing role.

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.

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