Installation Design Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Somerset

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Installation Design Engineer

Location: Yeovil - we offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary:up to £55,000 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Identify requirements for installation of the system e.g. site, physical, electrical, environmental, safety, security and legislative
  • Understanding the technical and physical impact of implementing a new system with an existing system
  • Be responsible for system installation design and systems interfacing
  • Be responsible for setting systems to work, system transition and gaining installation sign off
  • Identify and estimate tasks related to the installation of systems for proposals
  • Write reports to provide input for proposals

Your skills and experiences:


  • COTS integration
  • Integration of Information Technology equipment
  • Electrical Design and Installation
  • Systems integration
  • Configuration management
  • Technical documentation
  • Structural, Safety Analysis and understanding of Design Certification and Product Safety Processes
  • Experience of cabling (data and electrical) and installing the likes of cabling, Servers, switches, routers in racks data centres, server room, cabinets etc. Integration in to military vehicles, aircraft or vehicles would be desirable


  • BS7671 qualified


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 Defence Information team:

BAE Systems Defence Information have been contracted to develop, install and commission a number of different information systems into a number of environments, Land, Sea and Air across multiple platforms. Your role will be to manage and complete all tasks related to the installation of the information systems.

Customers increasingly demand information and technology solutions delivering advantage, communications, planning, operations, and cyber protection. C5ISR within Digital Intelligence is where we design and build cutting edge IT solutions for incorporation into products and services.

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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