BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Principal Engineer – Support Engineering (Training Services)

1–2 days/week at home

A little flex time

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Job Description

Job title: Principal Engineer – Support Engineering (Training Services)

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Bristol, Portsmouth, Scotstoun, Manchester. 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:

  • Conduct Training Needs Analysis (TNA) in accordance with Defence Systems Approach to Training (DSAT), Quality Management System (QMS) (JSP) 822
  • Assist in the review and assessment of In-Service and Build changes in relations to submarine training
  • Coaching and mentoring junior members of staff to deliver TNA in accordance with DSAT QMS (JSP) 822
  • Identifying training gaps
  • Producing TNA reports
  • Liaise with both internal and external stakeholders as required

Your skills and experiences:


  • Completion of DSAT (or equivalent) training course in TNA (or equivalent experience)
  • Ability to analyse and extract relevant data from technical documents
  • Expert knowledge of DSAT compliant training deliverable outputs (or industry equivalent)
  • Demonstrable experience of good relationship management


  • Completion of DSAT (or equivalent) training courses in Training Design
  • Broad understanding of the Royal Navy Submarine Service
  • Experience in Royal Naval Submarine Service training


You’ll receive benefits including a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave incentive 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 Training Services team:

You will provide subject matter technical expertise for the conduct of training analysis for the Royal Navy submarine service and BAES business units. The duties of the role will require initiative and skill in discharging the training tasks whilst offering guidance in a positive manner utilising professional training skillsets to produce consistent, quality, and coherent training outputs.

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 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
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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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