Senior Qualification Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Qualification Engineer

Location: Rochester - Hybrid dependent business needs

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsibility for product qualification workpackages
  • Compiling technical test procedures in line with standards and customer requirements
  • Monitoring and reporting product performance whilst undertaking environmental, EMC, lightning and nuclear hardening tests to military and civil standards
  • Opportunity to support specific off-site testing across the UK and EU
  • Writing technical test reports
  • Generation of estimates in support of new business
  • Providing technical support to our customers
  • Supervision of junior personnel

Your skills and experiences:


  • A wide range of experience in the application of environmental and EMC standards – particularly MIL-STD, RTCA DO-160, DEF-STAN
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with a wide range test environments including; vibration, shock, temperature, altitude, humidity, acceleration, explosive atmosphere, electromagnetic compatibility and lightning
  • Experience in the generation of technical test procedures and reports
  • Able to flex and adapt in a fast paced and dynamic environment


  • Previous responsibility for qualification workpackages
  • Experience doing a similar role in a military environment would be highly advantageous
  • EMC design knowledge


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 Qualification team:

Working within the Environmental design-proving phase in the Environmental test lab. You will have the opportunity to be part of a fully equipped 'one-stop' qualification department with a large and varied customer base.

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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