Senior Application Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Application Engineer

Location: Warton

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


What you’ll be doing:

You will be mainly responsible for the delivery of application configuration for the Siemens end-to-end Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) application.

You will also have the opportunity to work on some exciting, leading edge projects within BAE SYSTEMS.

A good understanding of multi-tier software application delivery is desirable.

Key activities:

    Working with an extended team to develop clear application requirements.

      Working with vendors to support the creation and evolution of the application architecture.

        Liaise with external customers in a timely, accurate and appropriate manner ensuring that key messages are communicated effectively.

          Specification, design and build of application components.

            Installation of application components on large-scale multi-tier applications.

              Configuration and customisation of interfaces between component parts of the application.

                Integration with third party applications.

                  Support the documentation and development of standard methodologies and the further development of our knowledge base.

                    Data management – migration, Object Relational Mapping, SQL.

                      Automation and scripting.

                        Analysing and problem solving.

                          Support testing activities.

                            Application configuration across development, test and production environments.

                              Defect resolution and patch update.

                              Your skills and experiences:


                                Excellent IT Knowledge.

                                  Experience with Large multi-tier applications (e.g. PLM systems).

                                    Broad understanding of engineering systems (CAD, PLM etc.).

                                      Experience working with COTS (commercial off the shelf engineering applications).


                                        Experience with Teamcenter - Unified Architecture, BMIDE configuration, Active Workspace, Style sheets and multi-tier applications.

                                          Specific industry software experience would be advantageous in Teamcenter, TCRA, ENOVIA, Windchill and CAD (NX, CATIA).

                                            Database Management Systems such as SQL server and Oracle.


                                            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 Engineering Services Competency Centre team:

                                            An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Engineering Services Competency Centre at Warton as an IT Application Developer. It is an exciting and challenging role, which will present the opportunity to design and implement systems for the world’s most advanced military aircraft.

                                            You will be mainly responsible for the delivery of application configurations for the Siemens based, end-to-end Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) application. You will have the opportunity to work on some exciting, leading edge projects within BAE SYSTEMS.

                                            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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