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Systems Design Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Systems Design Engineer

Location: Christchurch - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please chat with your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £60,000 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Analysis, design and delivery of solutions to meet business and customer requirements

      Design development and delivery of secure information or communication systems

        Applying engineering and architecture knowledge to solve complicated problems

          Maintaining knowledge of the latest technologies and how they can be applied

            Building relationships with customers and stakeholders

              Promoting the progression of innovative concepts, prototyping, development and production

              Your skills and experiences:

              Experience with:

                Systems Engineering and integration

                  Providing technical leadership of engineering teams

                    Leading the technical solution through the whole lifecycle from concept to in-service

                      Cost and benefits evaluation for appropriate technologies

                        Integration of commercial software systems to support the business activities (COTS Integration)

                        Understanding of:

                          Information Systems and security architectures

                            Defence Industry or IT projects and programmes


                            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 Systems Engineering 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.

                            Our Senior Systems Engineers provide the technical lead in the design, development and delivery of Assured Information Systems, Services and Products. They are instrumental in developing new technology roadmaps, architectures and designs required to both sustain an existing portfolio of IT cyber products, systems, and services but, and to develop new products for the future.

                            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.

                            Closing Date: 4th September 2023 – We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

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