BAE Systems • UK Flexible, United Kingdom

Senior Engineer – Electrical Engineering (Control & Instrumentation)

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: Senior Engineer – Electrical Engineering (Control & Instrumentation)

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Portsmouth, Frimley, Weymouth, Brough, or 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:

  • Undertaking the responsibility of the functional design of Complex Integrated Process Control Systems and with this, provide specialist advice and producing evidence in support of legislative, safety and technical requirements
  • Liaise with internal and external customers as part of the technical team
  • Articulate and present technical arguments concisely and logically
  • Execute, evaluate, deliver, and manage complex engineering and/or cross functional tasks or programmes of work whilst recognising stakeholder and customer requirements
  • Identify as well as implement opportunities for personal development to ensure that professional capability of the business and individual are maintained as well as improved

Your skills and experiences:


  • Knowledge of COTS (Commercial Off the Shelf) based equipment used in Industry Control Systems in the defence industry or similar
  • A Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) Degree or equivalent qualification and strong experience within an engineering background
  • Demonstrable experience of applying engineering lifecycle phases and technical specialities
  • Significant experience producing and communicating design documentation and artefacts relating to Control Systems
  • Experience developing solutions to meet complex technical requirements in a highly regulated industry/environment


  • Either have obtained or be working towards obtaining a relevant Professional Registration (CEng)


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 Platform Management Systems Team

This role will give you a fantastic opportunity to work on one of the most complex engineering programmes ever undertaken in the country, which will deliver a product of national importance. You could join our team and be a part in the design of crucial systems for the Dreadnought class of submarines, which will replace the Vanguard Class, currently in service with the Royal Navy.

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
Annual bonus
Share options
Matched pension contribution
Salary sacrifice
Employee discounts
Lunch and learns
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More information needed
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Work-life balance
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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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