< Back to search

BAE Systems • Warton, United Kingdom

Senior Capability Development 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.

Apply now

Job Description

Job title: Senior Capability Development Engineer

Location: Warton (Lancashire) OR Brough (East Riding of Yorkshire) – 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 (Commensurate with skills & experience)

What you’ll be doing:

As a Capability Development Engineer, you will work on increasing and enhancing our engineering capability, through evaluating and implementing new tools and processes fit for the future. With an inquisitive mind and the ability to think outside the box, you’ll find new and unique ways of working to deliver innovative solutions, whilst embracing new tools and technologies. You will be at the forefront of our big plans to transform the way we engineer our products, using new and exciting tools entering the market. We continually keep ahead of our competitors through improving our ways of working, and you will play a key role in shaping the way our engineers work for decades to come.

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree educated in a STEM discipline or HND/HNC with sound experience of the Engineering Lifecycle
  • Evidence based experience in an engineering integration environment (Applicants encouraged from Aerospace, Automotive, Rail and Nuclear Industries)
  • Experience of Model Based Engineering approaches and the supporting methods and toolsets (Teamcenter PLM, DOORs, CAMEO, MATLAB, ANSYS)
  • Evidence based experience of management responsibilities, managing teams and senior stakeholders
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Good communication skills across all levels of an organisation
  • Self-starter and pro-active but with the ability to work effectively in a team
  • Accreditation to the International Council of Systems Engineering (INCOSE), or equivalent body / institute, is desirable but not essential

The Systems Integration Team:

Would you like to play a key role in the Aerospace and Defence sector? We currently have multiple vacancies for Capability Development Engineers, at multiple sites in the UK.

These opportunities for Capability Development Engineers will complement our highly skilled and growing teams, working on cutting edge defence projects. These roles will give you a career in Engineering Integration, giving you a fantastic opportunity to build on your solid engineering experience and to develop your career. Our Systems Technical Management Engineers manage complex engineering projects through all stages in their lifecycle, from concept to delivery.

Career progression and development is encouraged within the team and the wider business.


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.

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: 31st July 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.

#LI-PH1 #LI-Hybrid

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
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

Other jobs you might like