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 Equipment Engineer

Location: Filton / Remote – We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this role.

Salary: £44,000+ depending on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with system architects, specialists from other disciplines, project teams and suppliers to define and agree the specifications for airborne equipment and their associated support requirements
  • Development of all Complex Electronic Hardware (CEH) activities (when required) in accordance with DO-254
  • Representing BAE Systems’ Engineering organisation in dealings with our Suppliers and Customers, and working with the supplier to ensure the equipment is compliant with its specification requirements, is supportive of the rig test requirements for the Avionic System and is qualified to support development flight test and the release into service in line with project programme requirements
  • To ensure all equipment changes are correctly configured and formal modifications progressed in accordance with project design control procedures
  • Taking the lead on the Equipment Engineering programmes, developing junior members of the team and ensuring all equipment changes are correctly configured and formal modifications progressed in accordance with project design control procedures

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree in a STEM subject and demonstrated relevant engineering experience in Aviation or a related field
  • Experience working on requirements specification and development of airborne equipment
  • Experience leading teams and developing engineering talent
  • Experience working with suppliers and multiple stakeholders
  • Must be suitable for clearance up to SECRET on UK national and UK involved multi-national programs


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 Systems Team:

Step into the dynamic role of a Senior Equipment Engineer within the Typhoon Equipment Engineering team—a position that thrives on challenges and demands effective decision-making, flexibility, innovation, and a proactive mindset. Here, you’ll not only navigate challenges but also seize the exciting opportunity to collaborate closely with subject matter experts at the forefront of a significant evolution in Typhoon cockpit architecture, man-mounted displays, and data loading and recording systems. Join us in this exhilarating journey where your expertise will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of cutting-edge aviation technology.

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: 20th 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
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Working at BAE Systems

Company employees


Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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