Senior Electronic Design Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Electronic Design Engineer

Location: Broad Oak (Portsmouth), Cowes, or Great Baddow. 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 £55,800 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Carrying out detailed electronic circuit design including component selection, evaluation, simulation, schematic capture, and preparing guidance for PCB (Printed Circuit boards) design teams
  • Specification of bespoke procured hardware
  • Completing design verification using a combination of simulation, analysis, and test techniques including support to EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility) test houses and customer installations
  • Interfacing with related disciplines including EMC, systems engineering, mechanical/thermal engineering, Integrated Logistics Support, Safety, Product Data Management, and manufacturing areas
  • Working with embedded software and PLD (Programmable Logic Device) engineers
  • Supporting system integration activities

Your skills and experiences:

  • A degree in Electronic/Electrical Engineering or a strongly related subject
  • Experience of generating component level designs for introduction into volume production
  • Experience in board-level analogue design including op-amps, transistor-level design
  • Experience in board-level digital design including processor interfacing, memory devices, PLD interfacing, UARTs, SPI, I2C, Ethernet and ADC/DAC devices and techniques
  • Experience of design proving, integration, and defect resolution


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 Electronics Design team:

The team is responsible for detailed electronic circuit design including component selection, evaluation, simulation, schematic capture, and preparing guidance for PCB (Printed Circuit boards) design teams. This is a rare opportunity to join a team developing a new underwater weapon.

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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