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Business Analyst - Data Centre

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Business Analyst – Data Centre

Location: Warton, with occasional travel to Samlesbury when required (site presence 2-3 times per week). We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £49,135+ depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Gathering requirements from the business to aid the transition of services from the Northwest data centre which consists of four data centres
  • Delivering clear strategic Integrated Business Plan’s (IBP) detailing requirements, scope, dependencies, and execution planning of the data centre
  • Ensuring seamless integration between projects
  • Assisting managing complex individual IM&T projects, programmes and work streams
  • Supporting the business need process, managing consumer expectations, providing advice and guidance on planning, costs, resources, and budget as required
  • Managing customer, partner, and supplier relationships

Your skills and experiences:

  • Demonstrable experience in I.T project/programmes
  • Degree in an IT related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience of successful deployment of complex IT solutions
  • Previous experience in business analyst role in a large complex enterprise IT environment
  • Experience of budget management would be beneficial
  • Experience within the BAE Systems AIR Sector would be advantageous


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 leave incentive.

The infrastructure and engineering team:

The team will be responsible for the successful delivery of IM&T enabled solutions, identifying and shaping future IT needs.

The team is at the forefront of the data transformation for BAE’s future, working on 4 large data centres in a large data centre environment, consolidating into purpose build via requirements capture for future demands.

This will involve technology updates and analysis for the need to replace and working closely with the Project Manager.

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.