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Air - Senior Systems Engineer – Radar

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Systems Engineer – Radar

Location: Warton

We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role

Salary:£45,326 - £49,834 depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

    Acting as the interface between the Trials & Analysis team and System Design teams

      Investigating design queries arising from integration testing in Rig and Flight Test environments

        Production and management of design change artefacts, including relevant processes such as Equipment Alteration Proposal Forms (EAPFs)

          Supporting the production of in-service modification advice and generation of the relevant documentation to enable Customer Test & Evaluation trials

            Co-ordinating monthly Radar Change Control Boards (CCBs) & ensuring timely action resolution

              Maintaining Radar maturity metrics and team performance management

                Identifying and undertaking continuous improvement activities to enhance team performance

                Your skills and experiences:

                Essential skills:

                  Degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience

                    Understanding of avionic systems and/or Radar

                      Proven Systems Engineering background

                      Desirable skills:

                        Previous ground/ flight test experience could help you excel

                          Knowledge and experience of requirements management


                          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 Typhoon Radar Engineering team:

                          When you join our Typhoon Radar Engineering team, you’ll have the opportunity to truly make an impact. You’ll collaborate with a diverse range stakeholders as you continue the success of the Radar programmes, as well as expanding your knowledge with the support of our internal Subject Matter Experts. You will work within a larger Systems Engineering team, which has the responsibility for Radar system design, Radar trials and analysis activities. This role will provide you with a unique opportunity to work concurrently across multiple stages of the lifecycle, including initial development of the latest Radar hardware & software, entry into service with multiple customers and modifications & upgrades to in-service products, all on the well-established Typhoon platform.

                          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.