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Hardware Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Medway

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Hardware Engineer

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

Salary: Circa £38,000 depending on skills and experience + enhanced rates for overtime

What you’ll be doing:

    Executing hardware design tasks in accordance with the hardware development plan, whilst meeting agreed timescales and allocated budgets

      Conducting hardware requirements capture, preliminary design, detailed design including a range of analysis tasks

        Delivering design artefacts in accordance with company and industry standards

          Working with other disciplines within an integrated team

          Your skills and experiences:


            Degree/HND in electronics engineering or an equivalent qualification

              Working knowledge and understanding of digital &/or analogue electronics technologies; design tools and techniques, electronic circuits design, schematic capture, design analysis, design documentation, commissioning, and integration

                An inquisitive mind-set, articulate, with good written and verbal communication skills


                  Mentor Graphics Expedition Enterprise

                    Analogue simulations tools, such as Simetrix or Spice

                      System development tools, such as Enterprise Architect, Matlab, Simulink


                      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 Hardware Engineering team:

                      As a Hardware Engineer you will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team to formulate and optimise innovative hardware engineering solutions, for products such as Helmet Mounted & Head-Up Displays, Mission Computers, Flight Controls, Active Inceptors, and other associated safety-critical technology.

                      This role will provide you with the opportunity to work with innovating cutting-edge projects as a member of a very experienced diverse team, with the view to progressing your career in this industry.

                      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.