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BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Radar Systems Trials & Analysis Team Leader

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: Radar Systems Trials Team Leader

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 the planning and support of ground and flight test programmes for all Radar products
  • Generation of test requirement documentation for ground trials, flight trials and Mission Data (MD)
  • Govern the Management of trials data, including transfers between partners and suppliers, across Europe
  • Lead analysis of trials data and use the resultant findings to direct future fixes and improvements
  • Provide briefings to Customer representatives on programme progress providing an accurate picture of maturity supported by flight data
  • Work closely alongside aircrew and advisors to provide operational maturity views and System Problem Report (SPR) metrics in support of EF/customer reviews

Your skills and experiences:

  • A degree in a STEM subject or equivalent relevant experience (preferably with Systems Engineering focus)
  • An understanding of avionic systems and/or Radar. MATLAB experience is advantageous
  • An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication is essential
  • A proactive approach to problem solving


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 team:

This is an exciting role for a Team Leader working within the Eurofighter Typhoon Radar Equipment Design Responsibility (EDR) team, in support of the Trials and Analysis activities on various Radar programmes.

You will provide Team Leader support to the Trials and Analysis phase of multiple concurrent Radar programmes. This exciting role requires a wide range of engineering skills, teamwork and product focus. You will possess experience of leadership, integration, test and trials analysis in the area of avionics and sensors. The role requires strong written and verbal communication skills, coupled with the ability to manage a team with a continually evolving workload.

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: 25th 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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