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Senior Energy Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Akrotiri and Dhekelia

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Senior Energy Engineer

Location: Portsmouth - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: £36,000 - £48,000 dependent on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Undertake technical reviews, verifications and validate engineering designs

  • Develop new products to increase the portfolio of works the E&SS can provide to others
  • Provide technical Support to the engineering manager
  • Providing support and assurance to the Design Authority as to the adequacy and robustness of the Safety Case and supporting documentation

  • Undertake functional design and/or provide qualification and evidence for acceptance, fitness for purpose, legislative requirements, and safety
  • Liaise both internal and external stakeholders as required ensuring that their requirements are adequately supported and that their needs are fully considered and incorporated where appropriate and agreed
  • Providing support with the identification and management of continuous improvement initiatives in both business processes and project activities
  • Deliver engineering governance activities including Design Reviews and audits
  • Supporting resolution of cross-discipline technical issues
  • Work with a higher degree of technical autonomy, demonstrating a commitment to professional design engineering principles and values
  • Undertaking tasks for the Engineering Manager
  • Support and develop engineers and apprentices to better enhance the team’s skill set

Your skills and experiences:


  • A Degree level qualification in a relevant Engineering discipline and working towards IEng/CEng level
  • Have a high understanding knowledge in Energy systems and products. Requires understanding of either Mechanical/Electrical engineering discipline for projects and programs
  • High understanding of Engineering integration: across projects, products, and strategy


  • Interest in the energy sector


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.

Our Energy Engineering team:

As a Senior Energy Engineer, you will take a more leading role in development of effective energy and low carbon solutions (generate, recycle, storage, monitor & control) in the form of feasibility studies and business cases through to detailed design and installation. For example, PV, CHP, low carbon heat networks, heating systems, battery storage, hydrogen, carbon capture and energy management systems. Develop cross-discipline oversight of design development, for both products and projects.

This role will provide you with an opportunity to work in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same. You will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic team that are working on pushing the business forward within the energy sector. You will be at the forefront of the movement. This role will also allow for development opportunities.

BAE Systems: Energy & Sustainable Solutions Business

Are you passionate about climate change and enabling the transformational adoption of low-carbon technology?

Our Energy and Sustainable Solutions team is wholly focused on defending the generations of tomorrow against climate change through bringing expertise, innovation, and collaboration.We work across land, maritime and defence domains. The team is focused on developing novel sustainable products of the future alongside expanding our energy & carbon professional services capability.

Sustainable product development areas include waste heat utilisation and heat dissipation alongside future energy storage and generation technologies. We collaborate with entrepreneurs, start-ups, industrial partners, and academia to develop future energy technology and bring products to market.

We additionally provide support to external customers and internal business areas in everything from feasibility studies, bureau services, carbon accounting, and energy management systems, net zero strategy and solution implementation.

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.