Systems Engineering Implementation and Governance Lead

BAE Systems UK

Location: Cumbria

Job Type: Not Specified


Job title: Systems Engineering Implementation and Governance Lead

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

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

    Working with Systems Engineers and Model-Based Systems Engineering (SE/MBSE) practitioners, engineering teams and programme leadership to develop appropriately tailored approaches

      Assisting the Chief Systems Engineer in undertaking periodic SE/MBSE audits on programmes to ensure that frameworks are being interpreted and implemented correctly

        Providing coaching, training and ad hoc support to SE/MBSE practitioners

          Collaborating with SE/MBSE framework leads to ensure that the frameworks are coherent and can be applied harmoniously in practical applications

            Working closely with transversal stakeholder to ensure that their specialist needs are incorporated coherently and maintained within the SE/MBSE programme activities

              Monitoring SE/MBSE developments and best practice in relevant domains, to make informed decisions about their adoption within the business

              Your skills and experiences:


                First degree in STEM subject / Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent working experience

                  Expertise in the application of modern systems engineering methods to large scale system development, including a variety of system types

                    Experience of MBSE technical methods and practices, including ontologies, modelling languages, architecture frameworks, processes and tooling

                      Expertise in the BAE Systems Engineering Delivery Framework or similar

                        Chartered status or working towards


                          Masters or PhD in a relevant domain

                            INCOSE CSEP or ESEP

                              Ability to communicate technical information clearly to a range of different clients


                              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 team:

                              You will be assisting the Chief systems engineer across three programs, working closely with the program teams to help implement best practises. This role will provide you with an opportunity to engage with a wide range of stakeholders at all levels, from Programme Senior Stakeholders to Specialist Suppliers and Contractors, offering a great deal of exposure across the business, opening exciting developmental opportunities. From Agile methodologies to a Model Based Approach to Systems Engineering we are keen on maintaining our role as a leader in the field of Defence engineering by investing in our people.

                              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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