Systems Engineer

City of Bristol

Job summary

Babcock International
£60,000 - £69,999
Electrical/Electronic, Electro-Mechanical, Mechanical, Systems Design, Electronic
Defence, Electronics, Engineering Consultancy, Software
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Job Title: Systems Engineer
Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid
Compensation: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF54234

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Systems Enginee at our Bristol site.

The role
As a Systems Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. Mission Systems enable our customers to deliver their mission, through our products and solutions, using intelligence and analysis and delivering critical communication services. Our aim is to be at the centre of our customers' modern digital backbone by connecting and delivering sensors, decision support, and air effectors across military and business domains.

Day to day, you'll support Mission Systems in delivering the next generation of Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS) Radio Frequency (RF) Communications solutions for a variety of national and international customers.

  • Lead and manage design solutions, maturing system architecture, product design and producing contract engineering deliverables
  • Own and direct interfaces and trade-offs between systems, sub systems and functions
  • Lead the technical solutions in response to customer requirements, from concepts through to in-life support
  • Develop, build, test and trial solutions
  • Create high quality design documentation

Essential experience of the Systems Engineer

  • Pro-active engineers with a theoretical and practical engineering background
  • Have a proven track record of successful systems engineering design and support
  • Engineering expertise across the engineering lifecycle V-Model from initial concepts, requirements, design, implementation, integration, verification, validation, maintenance and supportability
  • Work collaboratively with the product and functional specialisms to deliver a cohesive solution for the customer.
  • Experience within telecommunications or radio communications, commercial or military is essential.

This is a full time position at 37 hours per week, worked on a hybrid basis (2 site days per week). Your site days could be from our offices in Ashton Vale, Bristol or at our Customer's site in Corsham, Wiltshire.

Qualifications for the Systems Engineer

  • HNC/HND or Degree in Telecommunications or Electronic Engineering.

The successful candidate will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining 'Security Check' (SC), 'Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program Information' (NNPPI) or 'Developed Vetting' (DV) level of security clearances). Factors such as current nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may also affect the type of role that you can be employed in.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

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