Senior Systems Engineer


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BAE Systems
£Open (Depending On Experience)
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job title: Senior Systems Integration Engineer

Location: Prestwick (south Ayrshire - Scotland) - We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements. Please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £53,569 to £62,497 (Commensurate with skills and experience)

What you'll be doing:

As a Senior Systems Integration Engineer, you will use your engineering knowledge and experience to propose and develop solutions to problems throughout our product development cycle. This is a key role, bringing components and systems together to form a System of Systems. You will lead the integration of engineering across all aspects of Air platforms & products, covering all stages in the engineering lifecycle - from concept to delivery, managing the maturity of our engineering solutions as they develop, taking any corrective action required and ensuring high standards and good engineering governance. You can specialise in areas such as System Architecting, System Design, Configuration Control, Requirements Management or Qualification.

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree educated in a STEM discipline or HND/HNC with sound experience of the Engineering Lifecycle.
  • Evidence based experience in an engineering integration environment. (Applicants encouraged from Aerospace, Automotive, Rail and Nuclear Industries)
  • Experience of Model Based Engineering approaches and the supporting methods and toolsets. (Teamcenter PLM, DOORs, CAMEO, MATLAB, ANSYS)
  • Evidence based experience of management responsibilities, managing teams and senior stakeholders
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills across all levels of an organisation
  • Self-starter and pro-active but with the ability to work effectively in a team

Accreditation to the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE), or equivalent body / institute, is desirable but not essential.


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 leave incentive.

The Systems Integration Team:

Would you like to play a key role in the Aerospace and Defence sector? We currently have multiple vacancies for Systems Integration Engineers, at multiple sites in the UK.

These opportunities for Senior Systems Integration Engineers will complement our highly skilled and growing teams, working on cutting edge defence projects. These roles will give you a career in Engineering Integration, giving you a fantastic opportunity to build on your solid engineering experience and to develop your career. Our Systems Integration Engineers manage complex engineering projects through all stages in their lifecycle, from concept to delivery.

Career progression and development is encouraged within the team and 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: 30th 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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