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 Systems Engineer

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

Salary: £50,000 – £65,000 (depending on skills and experience)

What you’ll be doing:

  • Use your sound engineering knowledge and experience to propose and develop solutions to problems throughout the product development cycle
  • Play a key role in bringing components and systems together to form a System of Systems
  • Manage aspects of engineering, delivering them to high standards through ensuring good engineering governance
  • Understand and manage the maturity of our engineering solutions as they develop and you take corrective action to ensure our products are the best they can be
  • You can specialise in areas such as System Architecting, System Design, Configuration Control, Requirements Management or Qualification
  • Lead the integration of engineering across all aspects of Air platforms & products, covering all stages in the engineering lifecycle – from concept to delivery

Your skills and experiences:

  • Degree educated in a STEM discipline or HND/HNC with sound experience of the Engineering Lifecycle
  • Demonstrable 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
  • Use of Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Can work effectively in teams but is also able to be self-starting and pro-active


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 team:

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

These opportunities for Senior Systems Engineers will complement our highly skilled and growing teams, working on cutting edge defence projects. These roles will give you a career in Systems Engineering, giving you a fantastic opportunity to build on your solid engineering experience and to develop your career. Our Systems 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.

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: 12th 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
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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