BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Engineering Manager – Electronic Communications

2 days/week at home

A little flex time

Job Description

Job title: Engineering Manager – Electronic Communications

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Weymouth, Portsmouth – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  • Management of the engineering team and team leaders though the design delivery phase
  • Reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for realising and delivering the engineering design
  • Developing and maintaining the competency and skills of the teams engineering personnel
  • Providing leadership and oversight to the production of the design; reviewing technical reports, requirements development and production of engineering artefacts
  • Liaising with internal, external customers, and other departments to foster collaborative working relationships and ensure requirements are being understood and met
  • Engaging with suppliers and managing engineering requirements, deliverables, and ultimately acceptance of future systems, sub-systems and equipment

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree in Electrical, Electronic, or Information Engineering
  • Experience of architecting electronic systems; digital data networks, voice communications
  • Management experience of team leaders and knowledge of applying safety and security standards to engineering products
  • Proven track record in one of the following fields: communications, networked systems, or electronic equipment design
  • In-depth knowledge of one of the following: design and deployment of complex network solutions, voice architectures, network design, wireless solutions, or video surveillance


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 Submarines Solutions team:

You will be helping to define and shape the design of the Royal Navy’s next generation attack class submarine and working to implement novel internal communications technology and concepts whilst collaborating with colleagues within the Integrated Combat Systems business, wider stakeholders, suppliers, and the Royal Navy.

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: 4th April 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.



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
Annual bonus
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
More information needed
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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