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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.

Job Description

Job title: In-Service Electronics Engineer

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

Salary: Up to £55,210 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

The role holder will undertake some or all of the following tasks:

  • Design and development of electronic assemblies, from specification through to release into service
  • Maintenance of existing designs and implementation of technology insertion programmes
  • Ability to support off site trials activities
  • Support the testing of high voltage alternators using bespoke test equipment
  • Conduct testing on board customer platforms
  • Translation of requirements into design detail
  • Component selection, schematic capture, and support to PCB layout
  • Specification of bespoke procured items
  • Interfacing with related disciplines including mechanical/thermal engineering, ILS, Safety, and Production
  • Able to follow the engineering lifecycle and undertake progress, peer and design reviews
  • Design, develop and demonstrate system integrations
  • Analysis of fibre optic systems using power meters and OTDRs

Your skills and experiences:

The role holder will have a degree or equivalent in Electronic Engineering or strongly related subject, and have experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Previous experience of operating in a defence or high safety integrity environment
  • Experience of generating component level designs for introduction into volume production using computer-aided engineering
  • Demonstrable expertise in analogue circuit analysis
  • Sound understanding of basic analogue signal processing techniques such as active filtering
  • Understanding of good power supply discipline and decoupling
  • Experience of analogue to digital and digital to analogue conversion
  • Integration, design proving and defect resolution


  • Experience in, Fibre Optics, Power electronics, Test and measurement techniques would be advantageous
  • Ability to work with a PCB designer and advise on circuit layout for EMC
  • CEng or equivalent level of capability or working towards CEng status


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 Underwater Weapons team:

As an In-Service Support Engineer, you will be responsible for the electronic aspects of torpedo design, repair, and maintenance. The role will provide you with the opportunity to join various complex development projects. You will see various stages of the lifecycle and contribute through these phases.

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: 18th of 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
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

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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