Senior Engineer - Software - Assurance and Configuration - T26

BAE Systems UK

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Not Specified

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Senior Engineer - Software - Assurance and Configuration - T26

Location: Scotstoun (Bristol or Portsmouth can be also considered). Hybrid working available

Salary: Up to £52,300 depending on qualifications and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage the software assurance data set and tools
  • Develop and regularly present the software assurance data/information maturity
  • Identify and define where there is software content and support contract owners and their suppliers to provide the appropriate data
  • Verify information held in the software assurance data toolset
  • Engineering support to the Software Assurance Steering Group

Your skills and experiences:

Essential:

  • Experience in software assurance and configuration management of a complex product/programme
  • Experience in software development lifestyle
  • Good understanding of software quality standards

Desirable:

  • Good understanding of the software assurance tool set and the relationship with other tools
  • Good understanding of ITIL service management

*Engineers at all levels should possess an academic qualification in Engineering or other related STEM subjects as well as specific (either academic or professional) qualifications and become recognised as Incorporated or Chartered Engineers through an appropriate recognised professional institution. Engineers are encouraged, and will be supported, to achieve the relevant accreditation. Preference will be given to candidates who are already professionally registered

Benefits:

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 team:

As a Senior Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting the Software Assurance Engineering Manager in planning, coordinating, and managing software and participating in the validation of software assurance information via audits and reviews when necessary. You will ensure that the collection, assessment, structuring and communication of evidence to demonstrate claimed software properties is conducted consistently, coherently and effectively at the whole ship level across the T26 programme.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a fast-paced environment as ships are about to go live and amount of software about to go onto the ship is high. Within this role you will be given the opportunity to obtain tangible delivery experience and demonstrate ability to successfully manage relationships with stakeholders.

You will have hands on experience influencing multiple stakeholders and interacting confidently with them. You will be able to show high level of self-motivation and attention to detail, with the ability to operate independently of direct management.

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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