Senior Engineer - Combat Systems Engineering (AWS)


Job summary

BAE Systems
£50,000 - £59,999
Civil, Mechanical, Software, Systems Design, Testing, Electronic
Aerospace / Avionics, Computing & IT/Hardware, Defence, Electronics, Engineering Consultancy, Marine, Nuclear
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Senior Engineer - Combat Systems Engineering (AWS)

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

Salary: Up to £51,852, dependant on experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Authoring System Requirements Specifications and Subsystem Technical Specifications
  • Participation in trade studies including defining key performance requirements
  • Technical management of equipment suppliers including review of deliverable documentation and participation at Design Reviews/Acceptance events
  • Planning and supporting Verification and Validation activities both with Supplier and at Combat System Integration facilities
  • Preparing evidence for Customer Acceptance
  • Providing regular updates on project status/progress in accordance with project specific reporting cycles
  • To contribute to identification and rapid closure of issues emerging from all product lifecycle stages and to manage the resulting change embodiment activities

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Experience of requirements management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge/experience of System Engineering Lifecycle


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 Combat Systems team:

As part of working with the Combat Systems team you will be working on a completely new Concept of system going onto the Dreadnought platform. This a really exciting and modern opportunity to work with world leading technology. You will be presented with the opportunity to progress and develop within your current role or the wider business.

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.

Closing Date: 27th May 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


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