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BAE Systems • UK Flexible, United Kingdom

Senior Engineer – Systems Engineering (Design Assurance)

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 – Systems Engineer (Design Assurance)

Location: Various sites around the UK including Barrow-in-Furness, Manchester, Frimley, Bristol, Portsmouth, Weymouth and Brough. 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:

  • Developing, deploying and governing engineering process across a broad group of multi-disciplinary
  • Tailoring, documenting and communicating variants of product development lifecycles to meet the specific needs of programmes and systems of systems
  • Providing engineering governance across multiple delivery programmes
  • Supporting non-engineering stakeholders in a complex engineering development environment
  • Providing leadership, guidance and coaching to other engineers
  • Steering new systems development through implementation of best practice systems lifecycle processes
  • Working with customers to support delivered systems and resolve issues

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience in industry/armed forces) in relevant STEM subject (Science / Technology / Engineering / Maths)
  • Engineering lifecycle experience/exposure
  • Understanding of relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations


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 Integrated Systems Assurance and Governance team:

Working within the Integrated Systems Assurance and Governance Team, you will be reporting to the Principal Engineer and Engineering manager. The successful candidate will be working within the Dreadnaught project for BAE Systems Submarines.

Integrated Systems Governance & Assurance enables the effective and efficient delivery of the engineering products of the Integrated Systems CAM areas throughout the engineering lifecycle, by driving consistency of approach through mutual assurance, the deployment of plans & processes, whilst facilitating continuous improvement. We offer relocation support packages across all Submarines roles, subject to meeting eligibility criteria.

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: 15th 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.



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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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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