BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Lead Application Infrastructure 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.

Job Description

Job title: Lead Application Infrastructure 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 – £60,326 depending on skills and experience

What you’ll be doing:

Having a hands-on lead role, being responsible for the installation and support of a wide variety of Engineering software applications and their infrastructure, working with other technical specialists who are jointly providing:

  • Building specifications and configurating key Engineering applications such as PLM and CAD systems on Windows and Unix environments
  • Installation and setup of underlying infrastructure required by the engineering applications such as relational databases (e.g. Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL) and Middleware (Tomcat, Wildfly, IIS)
  • Analysis of production issues with an ability to problem solve and propose pragmatic solutions to issues related to the installation and support of these applications
  • Instructions to enable the deployment or upgrade of engineering applications as well as providing technical assistance to support the implementation of those instructions into production and non-production environments

Your skills and experiences:


  • Proven experience of working in an application installation or support role in either a Windows or Unix/Linux environment
  • Scripting experience either Windows PowerShell/DOS Batch files, UNIX scripts, SQL scripting
  • Experience of application packaging configuration and testing both client and servers
  • An understanding of architectural models and operating systems


  • A general understanding of PLM and CAD systems
  • Experience of working in the engineering environment


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 Application Environment Support team:

The team are expanding its existing application infrastructure capability and build a team that will undertake the installation, configuration, and management of multiple Engineering application environments.

Working on F35 project, and new future combat systems, to provide application installation configuration support for engineering software tools used for the design of the aircraft.

The team will also be responsible for documenting build processes and installation steps to provide a secure, fully supported, stable service for the infrastructure element of the application infrastructure service to the ESCC clients.

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: 19th 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
More information needed
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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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