Senior Engineer - Software Engineering

BAE Systems UK

Location: Surrey

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Senior Software Systems Engineer

Location: Frimley, we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.


What you’ll be doing:

    Playing a key role in systems engineering activity for the development and deployment of new products

      Understanding our customers’ challenging needs, developing, validating, and managing requirements

        Developing and documenting complex system architectures and sub-systems, providing evidence of fitness for purpose and customer value

          Integrating systems containing electronic, mechanical and software sub-systems, understanding the potential impact across the entire system as well as interfacing platforms and equipment

            Taking accountability for technical work packages and verifying that customer needs are satisfied through qualification and test activities

              Working within a diverse group of engineers, providing guidance, and coaching to others

                Steering new systems development through implementation of best practice systems lifecycle processes

                Your skills and experiences:


                  Infrastructure as Code solutions, e.g., Ansible, Terraform, Packer, Powershell DSC

                    Virtualisation and Container Ecosystems, e.g., VMware vSphere, Kubernetes, Docker

                      API interaction and automation solutions

                        Operating Systems management with Linux, Windows & Windows Server

                          Configuration and automation of network structure


                            Knowledge and experience of multiple software lifecycle phases

                              Programming and Scripting Experience: C#, Go, Python, Bash, PowerShell


                              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 Submarine Combat System Software Team

                              You will play a key role in delivering infrastructure service applications to assist in the development of next generation systems.

                              You will collaborate with dedicated engineering teams to configure and deploy the next generation systems, as well as with multiple project stakeholders to define, detail, design and develop appropriate infrastructure service solutions to meet our customer’s needs.

                              This role will provide you with the opportunity to work on a high-profile project within the BAE Systems business which could lead to future development opportunities within the team or the wider BAE Systems 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.


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