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Senior Systems Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Christchurch. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Taking the lead, proactively soliciting requirements and understanding customer market
  • Elaborating of customer requirements to support production of High- and Low-Level designs
  • Keeping up to date on the latest IT technologies and how they can be applied to complex problems
  • Analysing, designing and delivering products, systems and solutions to meet customer requirements
  • Certifying products, systems and solutions are safe for delivery and use in their environment

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experienced in applying systems engineering
  • Safety, following applicable law and governance
  • Understanding of security architectures, development frameworks and software architectures and implementation


  • Experience in Full system lifecycle and security for products through to enterprise solutions, including CIS hardening, secure by design, NCSC principles
  • Assembly of COTS and military IT equipment
  • Physical and electrical safety, security and environmental compliance


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 Digital Intelligence team:

Customers increasingly demand information and technology solutions delivering advantage, communications, planning, operations and cyber protection. C5ISR within Digital Intelligence is where we design and build cutting edge IT solutions for incorporation into products and services.

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.