Senior Test Systems Hardware Engineer


Job summary

BAE Systems
£50,000 - £59,999
Electrical/Electronic, Software, Systems Design, Testing, Electronic
Computing & IT/Hardware, Design, Electronics, Engineering Consultancy, Software
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job title: Senior Test Systems Hardware Engineer

Location: Rochester, Kent - (Hybrid) -We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 -Depending on skills and experience

What you'll be doing:

  • Working in a team environment with the development of Test Equipment solutions that support the complex and demanding requirements of the diverse variety of Products developed at the Rochester site
  • Test Equipment Systems Requirements and Validation
  • Test Equipment Hardware Design
  • Test Equipment Hardware Integration
  • Test Equipment Safety
  • Test Equipment estimation

Your skills and experience:


  • Senior level Test Systems equivalent technical skills with Hardware with a good awareness of Systems and Software
  • Team Player and the ability to pick things up quickly
  • Able to prioritise and manage your own work with the minimal guidance
  • Good communication skills, both written & verbal


  • Experience of working in an engineering environment
  • Experience of Test Equipment design
  • Educated to minimum of HNC level or equivalent
  • Experience of the full Hardware design life cycle


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 Electronics Systems Engineering team:

There is opportunity within Electronic Systems at Rochester to join a team working on technically challenging problems, as a Senior Test Systems Hardware Engineer.

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: 7th 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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