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BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

GCAP Software Factory Senior Engineer

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: GCAP Software Factory Senior 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: £54,793 + depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead a team for development of DevSecOps tools and applications as part of an integrated DevSecOps capability
  • Collaboration within the SW Enterprise for the integration and deployment of Software domain specific tools (such as Simulink, Rhapsody) within the containerised DevSecOps infrastructure
  • Trialling of DevSecOps with project development teams to optimise process and tools
  • Liaison with DevSecOps implementation teams across Air and BAE Systems to identify and utilise best practice and common approaches
  • Formal testing and qualification of the DevSecOps infrastructure to support DO-178C and DO-330 compliance
  • Delivery of DevSecOps capability to end-users within BAE Systems GCAP programme
  • Establishing the strategies in adopting and using processes, methodologies and technologies.
  • Conduct work in accordance with agile management approaches (e.g. roadmaps, plans, incremental development, sprint planning, DSUM and sprint reviews).
  • Co-ordination and reporting of work across the team and stakeholders

Your skills and experiences:


  • A degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience
  • Experience of DevSecOps infrastructure and tool architecture, integration, configuration and deployment
  • Experience of software development processes, methodologies and tools such as: Software Development Lifecycle processes, agile development methodologies, software methodologies or software development tools
  • Experience of leading a team of engineers for software development and delivery

Desirable Skills:

  • A degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Experience of formal software development processes such as DO178C.
  • Developing real-time or embedded applications


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 GCAP Software team:

Join our team at GCAP Software Enterprise for an exciting opportunity as a Senior Software Engineer team leader. We’re part of a major national and international collaborative program critical to the future of UK defence, developing Processes, Tools, and Infrastructure to facilitate rapid software development and delivery across Airborne (Mission Systems, Vehicle Systems) and Ground Based (Training, Mission Planning, Engineering Support, etc.) systems.

n this role, you will lead a team focused on architecting, planning, and developing a cutting-edge Software Factory (DevSecOps) infrastructure. Your team’s mission is to enable large-scale federated and collaborative software development, integration testing, and delivery of Airborne and Ground Based software applications across international partner companies. Leveraging modern automated software development technologies, your team will ensure effective and efficient qualified software development at a rapid pace, supporting critical defense initiatives.

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

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
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Work-life balance
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Role modelling
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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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