BAE Systems
graduate job
Expires10 days

Systems Engineer

Job description

Maritime services, product and training services, design and support a wide range of products from Torpedoes and under water weapons, Land and Naval Radar systems, small boats and bespoke training solutions. P&TS has three main sites; Cowes on the Isle of Wight, Broad Oak in Portsmouth and Great Baddow near Chelmsford. Systems Engineers are required to apply theoretical knowledge and practical experience in order to support the design and optimisation of products and services.

What you will be doing (Role duties and responsibilities)
Under technical supervision, provide Systems Engineering services to product and training services projects, bids and improvement initiatives as directed by the Systems Engineering Discipline Lead.

This may include:

  • Supporting the development of strategies to ensure that systems are designed and integrated so that they fully satisfy the customer and business needs/requirements
  • Capturing and analysing requirements in order to understand the customer/business needs and the context in which the system will be used
  • Supporting the design and optimisation of system architectures and solutions using system modelling techniques
  • Facilitating successful integration of systems and sub-systems
  • Identifying and managing interfaces and dependencies
  • Identifying and mitigating failure modes
  • Determining the emergent properties of a system to support trade-offs, optimisation, risk reduction and testing
  • Defining the verification and validation approach in order to achieve certification and acceptance of the system
  • Supporting the identification of safety hazards and the assessment and mitigation of safety risk
  • Providing systems engineering support to project and functional teams
  • Conduct all activities in a professional manner delivering systems engineering tasks to agreed time, cost and quality to meet project milestones
  • Drafting technical reports or other documents relevant to, or required by, a particular task in order to ensure that information can be successfully communicated with recipients
  • Maintain accurate records of all work in accordance with relevant extant procedures
  • Liaise with MOD establishments, test facilities, sub-contractors, suppliers and customers as required
  • Liaise with supply chain, operations, test and commissioning, ILS and other internal functions as required.
  • Continually develop your systems capabilities to ensure knowledge and skills keep pace with best practice
  • Articulate and present arguments clearly, logically and simply

Security/ Export control statement
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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Diversity and inclusion statement
We are an inclusive employer. Recruiting, retaining and inspiring the best people from the widest pool is vitally important to us. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements you may need to support your application.

What we are looking for

  • Keen to increase knowledge of the fundamentals of software engineering
  • Understand how to apply System Engineering tools and techniques
  • Understand the importance of product safety
  • Working towards gaining chartered engineer status

Qualifications

To apply, you’ll need to be on course for achieving a 2:2 bachelor’s degree in a STEM subject, usually physics or maths related.

Accepted degree subjects

  • physics
  • mathematics

Additional job details

Location
Chelmsford
Salary
Competitive salary

How to apply

Click Apply to start your application now. This job will be available on Prospects until 31 May 2019

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Closing date:  Continuous recruitment

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