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: Senior Data Engineer

Location: Preston- (Hybrid) – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £48,000 – Depending on experience and skills

What you’ll be doing:

  • Activities working directly with Customers to understand their requirements & data
  • Development activities to support the embedding of MDM throughout BAE Systems
  • Activities to support the development of data governance/data quality practices in support of MDM & other Data services throughout BAE Systems
  • Activities supporting the operation of MDM tools throughout BAE Systems, providing advice & training as required

Your skills and experiences:


  • Experience of working with MDM tools (Semarchy, TIBCO EBX, Informatica), using datasets from multiple business domains
  • Experience of working with customers on MDM projects to understand their requirements
  • Experience of communicating complex technical processes to customers in an understandable way
  • Experience of building data services including aspects of creating design specifications, data modelling/conditioning/integration, improving data quality, data governance, testing and deployment/support
  • Recent experience of working with SQL, writing queries using multiple tables, and interpreting results


  • Experience working with ETL tools such as SSIS
  • IT / Computer Science related degree or hands-on experience working in a Business Data/Master Data Management 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 MDM Data team:

The MDM team is a rapidly expanding team whose aim is to work with all areas of the business to embed MDM within the way BAE Systems operates. Working within the team provides challenging but rewarding work with opportunity for career development & learning new skills. As a team we interact with stakeholders from all areas of the organisation, delivering services that will support BAE Systems in moving towards its goals. We value integrity & communication skills as foundations for the technical skills which are key to the development of our product line.

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 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
More information needed

Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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