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Senior Systems Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Systems Engineer

Location: Warton / Flexible Hybrid working

Salary: Up to £49,834 dependant on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Analyse new and emerging customers’ requirements and provide a safety and avionic scoping for all the 7 main sub-systems teams
  • Production and maintenance of Functional Requirements Documents, capturing functional behaviour (including interfaces) of sub-system equipment. For detailed design activities, development of associated schemes and algorithms
  • Review of System / Sub-System problem reports resulting from various sources such as System Integration Test Rigs, Flight Testing and Customer feedback. Documenting the analysis/results and maintaining accurate logs and status information
  • Support formal reviews to ensure correct implementation of requirements and subsequent designs
  • Analyse Sub-System failure cases, capturing resultant hazards and intended mitigations

Your skills and experiences:


  • A degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience
  • Systems engineering background. Experience in requirements capture and ability to derive system requirements
  • IT Skills e.g. good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite


  • Experience of System Design Tools/methodology (e.g. Statemate, Artisan, Rhapsody, UML & Doors)
  • Experience of working with equipment ICD's
  • Experience of using JIRA Agile project management tool
  • Knowledge System Safety process (e.g. Fault Tree+)


At BAE Systems we offer a wide range of benefits as a part of an additional flexible benefits scheme that lets our employees pick the benefits that suit them. Including; private medical insurance, critical illness insurance, childcare vouchers, dental insurance and more.

The Eurofighter Typhoon Avionics Joint team (AJT):

Eurofighter Typhoon Avionics Joint Team (AJT) is responsible for the overall System Level Avionics design and partitioning across 7 sub-systems. The AJT is also responsible for the overall avionics safety analysis, qualification and certification of the integrated system and delivery of product to Customer(s). Development opportunities exist for candidates to progress into a team leader role.

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.