Senior Software Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Somerset

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Yeovil, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £60,000 - £71,000 (dependent on skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Analysis, design and delivery of solutions to meet programme, business and customer requirements
  • Applying engineering expertise to solve complex engineering problems
  • Leading, inspiring and developing engineering teams
  • Knowledge of the latest technologies and how they can be applied to complex problems – COTS and specialist hardware, software, security and networking technologies
  • Building relationships with customers and partners
  • Leading the design and engineering aspects of winning bids
  • Promoting the development and evolution of innovative ideas to provide new products and solutions
  • You’ll also have people manager responsibilities in this role.

Your skills and experiences:


  • Leading the technical solution through the whole lifecycle from concept to in-service
  • Providing technical leadership of engineering teams
  • Understanding customer requirements (both in terms of technology need and operational context)


  • Experience of Software & Systems Engineering

Understanding of:

  • Information Systems and architectures
  • MoD or Industry 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 Digital Intelligence – C5ISR team:

This Senior Software Engineer role will offer you the opportunity to be part of the Engineering Function based out of either our Hillend or Yeovil site, orchestrating the overall design of our software products, providing technical leadership and ensuring we produce high quality & robust software (e.g. fit-for-purpose, safe, secure and meet legal & regulatory requirements).

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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