Systems Development Engineer


Job summary

BAE Systems
£50,000 - £59,999
Aerospace / Avionics, Defence
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job title: Autonomous Mission Management Systems Development Engineer

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

Salary: £47,683 - £52,426

What you'll be doing:

As a member of the Systems Development team, you will be responsible for the development of the Autonomous Mission Management System (AMMS) architecture and components for the core AMMS product and it's exploitations. Main responsibilities include:

  • Develop and mature the AMMS architecture
  • Analyse and generate model elements that support the maturation of the AMMS architecture and it's components
  • Supervision and support to junior team members
  • Assist with the creation of Engineering documents that form part of the AMMS product and it's exploitations
  • Respond to both internal and external customer queries regarding the AMMS architecture

Your skills and experiences:

  • Experience of using Cameo MBSE tool or similar is preferable
  • Working knowledge of UML / SysML
  • Specific / general Mission System domain knowledge would be advantageous
  • A working knowledge of the engineering lifecycle
  • Knowledge and experience in Object Oriented design and Model Based engineering tools and techniques would be advantageous
  • Experience of Agile methodology supported by the Atlassian toolset would be advantageous


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 Systems Development team:

This is an exciting opportunity for a Systems Engineer to join the Systems Development Team. Working in this role you will design and develop the architecture and specification of the Autonomous Mission Management System for the next generation of military platforms.

This will involve the use of model based system design techniques to develop the overall architecture including the definition of the AMMS architecture, the functional components and developing the system specifications. To achieve these tasks both the UML and SysML notations will be used, knowledge of which would be beneficial, however training can be provided as needed.

You will also have the opportunity to assist in the development of Agile processes used in the team, gain exposure to both safety and security related work and collaborate with other teams across the wider Mission Systems & Software 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: 22nd 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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