Systems Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Essex

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Systems Engineer

Location: Great Baddow, Cowes & Broad Oak. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: Up to £57,810

A senior technical Systems Engineering role applying the principles of Systems Engineering to the entire engineering development lifecycle from requirement definition to system integration and customer acceptance into system customer support and disposal.

What you’ll be doing:

    Applying a breadth of knowledge, skills and experience of Systems Engineering approaches, techniques and governance to design and develop solutions and resolve engineering issues and problems for a range of products and engineering situations

      Applying the principles of Systems Engineering to the design and build of systems through the entire engineering lifecycle

        Discern and decompose requirements to system and sub-system level and manage these in an approved toolset such as IBM DOORS Next

          Undertaking system design decomposition and architectural modelling to subsystem level, including interface definition, and manage architectural models in a contemporary toolset such as Cameo Systems Modeller

            Define and articulate acceptance strategies in order to verify requirement compliance at each level of system design, supporting production of customer acceptance evidence

              Undertaking system integration, test planning and execution

                Maintaining a good working knowledge of contemporary engineering practices including Model Based Engineering (MBE/MBSE), digital threads, cyber security and safety procedures

                Your skills and experiences:

                You will have experience in some or all of the following topics:

                  Understands engineering principles and approaches underpinning design and development activities and be capable of systems thinking, applying holistic approaches to complex problems

                    Demonstrates understanding, knowledge and experience of Systems Engineering which could include knowledge of Systems Engineering standards (e.g., ISO 15288)

                      Experience of using a high-level design methodology (e.g. UAF, NAF, TOGAF, SysML, UML)

                        Experience of requirements management (e.g., IBM DOORS Next) and configuration management

                          Experience of some aspects of an engineering lifecycle and awareness of lifecycle models (e.g., Waterfall, Agile) and associated tools (e.g., JIRA)

                            Experience of presenting both technical and non-technical information in a formal setting

                              Further education (or equivalent experience) in a relevant STEM discipline


                              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.

                              Systems Engineering in Product & Training Services:

                              You will be working as a Systems Engineer within a small product team of inter-disciplinary engineers from a bespoke portfolio of new and existing products within our prestigious Product & Training Services division. This position provides excellent opportunities to develop both your own skills and also further your career within Maritime Services and the wider company.

                              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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