Senior Electromagnetics Engineer

BAE Systems UK

Location: Lancashire

Job Type: Not Specified


Job Title: Senior Electromagnetics Engineer

Location: Warton - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements

Salary: £45,326 - £49,834 (depending on skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Supporting your team in the delivery of the team objectives in accordance with time, cost and quality
  • Supporting the definition of the Low Observable (LO) elements of vehicle configuration options
  • Participating in the design of the LO elements of vehicle design
  • Supporting the specification, monitoring, and analysis of Radar Cross Section (RCS) tests and InfraRed (IR) tests to support LO design activities
  • Carrying out theoretical and analytical RCS and IR computations to support LO Design activities
  • Responsible for leading/ guiding a small team
  • Responsible for applying relevant engineering and design standards and processes

Your skills and experiences:


  • Minimum of HNC or recognised degree and/or apprenticeship in a STEM subject (Physics, Mathematics, Electronic/Electrical Engineering, System Engineering, Aerospace Engineering and/or Computational Modelling)
  • Demonstrable and relevant experience within Electromagnetics Engineering (if you do not hold the above qualification)
  • Proven knowledge/understanding of Design IT tools e.g., CAD systems


  • An understanding of the overall systems engineering lifecycle
  • Experience working within a large, complex, multi-project environment
  • Understanding of Airframe, Propulsion and Aircraft Systems architectures
  • Understanding of CFD, thermodynamics / heat transfer


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.

Electromagnetics Engineering Team:

As a Senior Electromagnetics Engineer, you will be working within a specialist team where you will develop experience and expertise in applying Electromagnetic principles to the design of our airborne platforms

This role will provide you with the opportunity to interact with and learn from a wide range of technical experts across multiple disciplines and to develop a fulfilling career and personally rewarding experience across all aspects of the lifecycle within a supportive team environment

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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