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Principal Systems Infrastructure Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Surrey

Job Type: Not Specified


Principal Systems Infrastructure Engineer

Location: Frimley. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • You'll be responsible for designing, analysing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing network security infrastructure and associated application components
  • You'll configure and setup high threat gateways to protect mission critical infrastructure
  • You'll design, setup and configure complex boundary protection
  • You'll assist in the design of both physical and virtual environments including HLD's and LLD's
  • You'll supervise the administration of systems and servers related to boundary protection to ensure availability of services

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree in engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with network protocols and concepts
  • Working knowledge of Linux operating systems


  • Good understanding of the service and software development lifecycle (including methodologies like Agile), associated reviews, policies, standards & governance processes
  • Working knowledge of virtualisation tools and hypervisors, and Windows and Linux operating systems


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 Integrated Combat Systems team:

This is a unique opportunity to be part of extremely niche projects. You will be joining a small team of 6 and will be making a big contribution towards overall Combat System Integration.

This role is fast paced, technically challenging, but enriching environment as You will have accessibility to plenty of training and lots of opportunities for career progression across the business.

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.