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Senior Engineer - Systems Engineering

BAE Systems UK

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering

Location: Scotstoun (Bristol and Portsmouth also considered) - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £40,000-£46,000 (dependent on qualifications and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Providing assurance to the customer and internal stakeholders that the desired performance is being met and maintained by the evolving design, through a series of wholeship design, zonal and compartment reviews
  • Supporting the activities which underwrite the design assurance strategy, design resilience and protect the integrity of the design (including management of technical risk, engineering lifecycle management, product maturity management and reporting)
  • Developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need
  • Management of artefacts that record the engineering design of the product
  • Developing, maintaining and modifying engineering management plans, and communicating them to internal and external stakeholders
  • Management of Engineering Quality Issues and Stakeholder Observations relating to Compartment or 3D model reviews
  • Support to design management work (including margins management, modelling, verification and validation assessment)
  • Interacting with all stakeholders in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and issues

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject

  • Chartered Engineer (CEng) or working towards applying for CEng Status

  • An understanding of the engineering design process and systems engineering lifecycle

Sound understanding of systems engineering methodologies and processes and experience in writing engineering processes and procedures


  • Experience of working in a customer-facing and/or supplier engagement role


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:

As a Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering, you will have the opportunity to work across the integrated whole ship, which includes development of the design from conception and evolution, through to Customer delivery. The role itself is developing from proven practices to new possibilities and will provide opportunities to utilise a wide range of skills as well as growing your skills and experience

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.