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Job Description

Job title: Junior Systems Engineer

Location: Warton/Samlesbury

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

Salary: £35,047 – £45,154 (depending on skills and experience)

Want to help shape the future of the aerospace industry? We are looking for talented individuals to help develop exciting future technologies and support the fleet of in-service aircraft. We have numerous career opportunities currently available

What you’ll be doing:

  • Designing the mission enablement systems for the Future Combat Air System (FCAS)
  • Supporting the Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft with new systems such as advanced radar and next-generation weapons
  • Innovating the air capability of the future through FalconWorks, our Research and Technology centre

Your skills and experiences:

  • A degree in the field of Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science or Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics, Aerospace, Systems or Software)
  • Post-graduate experience in an engineering role
  • Systems modelling and analysis experience with toolsets such as MATLAB, Simulink, Cameo, IBM DOORS and PLM Teamcenter
  • Awareness of Model Based Systems Engineering approaches (e.g. SysML, UML)
  • Innovative and creative problem-solving skills to inspire continuous improvement
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to drive success in a team environment
  • Awareness of project management techniques and knowledge of the engineering product development lifecycle


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 Air Engineering teams:

All of our roles offer an exciting opportunity to collaborate within a diverse team of experienced engineers at the forefront of industry innovation. We offer rewarding and inspiring opportunities to develop advanced skills and help solve the engineering challenges of today. We will help to develop your early career in engineering and technology. We want you to grow to become our future leaders of projects and people.

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: 14th August 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.

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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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More information needed
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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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