Atomic Weapons Establishment: AWE
£70,000 - £99,999
Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Process/Chemical, Reliability, Systems Design
Defence, Design, Electronics, Nuclear, Science
Are you an experienced Engineer, who has the ability to see the bigger picture, and apply your working knowledge of engineering, science and systems thinking to support unique and essential engineering projects at the heart of the UK's nuclear deterrent? If so, we could have a career for you.
We are looking for motivated and experienced individuals to lead and apply Systems Engineering approaches to mechanical, electronic, processing, safety, security or nuclear projects and are interested in developing their career with us.
The Warhead Systems Engineering Team provides the capability to design, coordinate, integrate and verify Nuclear Warheads and enabling systems to meet current, and potential future customer requirements. We manage the systems from cradle to grave taking consideration of safety, performance and through life maintenance while interfacing with the MoD and other strategic defence partners, while supporting AWE to deliver an integrated solution.
Principal/Senior Systems Engineers (Trident & Replacement Warhead)
Location: Reading area (office based)
Salary: £44,900 - £80,000 (dependant on experience)
Closing date: 8th December 2023
As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:
The difference you'll make in these roles:
The key skills & experience you'll bring:
We have a range of roles available across engineering, and below is a brief summary of some of our opportunities:
Trident - Responsible for warhead lifecycle management of our in-service Trident deterrent. This includes the assurance of the continual health of system; determining and collecting vital surveillance evidence; assessing the impacts and introduction of new design modifications; maintaining the quality of new product; and supporting the wider boat programme and CASD.
Replacement Warhead - Responsible for realising an effective future system design. This includes the early system-lifecycle context and requirement derivation and maturation that will underpin the system design; generating and maturing system design options; and defining and burning down verification risk across all products.
Warhead Engineering are committed to investing in your development through mentoring, coaching and support, to enable you to develop and grow in role.
Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the security clearance required for the role and be willing and able to travel within the UK and overseas as required.