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BAE Systems • Glasgow, United Kingdom

Design Engineer – Electrical

2 days/week at home

A little flex time – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements depending on the role you apply for – explore your options with our recruiter during the application process.

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Job Description

Job title: Design Engineer – Electrical

Location: Scotstoun, Portsmouth – Broad Oak, Bristol, Filton, New Malden can be considered. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role

Salary: Up to £51 000 depending on skills and qualifications

What you’ll be doing:

  • Working on the development of electrical systems ranging from lighting to small power, to distribution.
  • Electrical calculations, validation / verification
  • Generating Electrical Schematics
  • Reviewing electrical documentation / specifications / requirements
  • Assessing electrical changes, conducting impact assessments
  • Engaging with our international partners and customer

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree Qualified within the Electrical Engineering Discipline
  • Chartered / Incorporated with the IET or working towards
  • Strong understanding of Electrical Design


  • Experience with electrical software / modelling packages
  • Experience within the Marine / Defence Sector


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 BAE CSC Electrical Design Team:

The BAE CSC Electrical Design Team is responsible for the overall Electrical Platform Design and Electrical Integration for our Canadian customer. Our team engages directly with our suppliers, internal and external customers to ensure that the electrical requirements are achieved and that our end user receives a robust, reliable and capable electrical platform. The role is primarily UK based however there may be opportunities to travel to Canada in the future as the program develops.

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: 21st June 2024 – Interviews for this position will take place w/c 24th June.

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.



Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Gym membership
Buy or sell annual leave
Bank holiday swaps
Company shutdown periods
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
More information needed
More information needed
More information needed
Work-life balance
More information needed
Role modelling
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Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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