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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: £52,600

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for providing technical support during product development, with clear understanding of the product, risks, issues, assumptions & dependencies associated with the products
  • Managing a team, Providing day-to-day Line Management
  • Driving and coordinating collaboration with team members, multi-disciplinary internal specialists, and external partners
  • Driving the adoption and use of good Systems Engineering practices and associated Industry Standards where possible
  • Ensuring products delivered are qualified, certified and safety assured
  • Delivery of projects to time, cost and quality requirements

Your skills and experiences:

  • Systems Engineering experience
  • A degree in STEM subject or background/previous experience
  • Experience integrating activities across various teams and stakeholders
  • Some knowledge of Engineering Principles and Engineering Product Lifecycle


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.

Mission Systems Engineering team:

There is a requirement for a number of Senior Mission Systems Engineers to join highly skilled, professional teams within the Mission Systems Community. We are looking for people to be involved in future strategy and new technology for future combat systems, supporting the development of the legacy platforms such as Typhoon. This is an opportunity to work on cutting-edge technology focusing on the forefront of new technology and the chance to work with the customer, Partners and/or Suppliers

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, pragmatic, and an excellent communicator on all levels. You will be a team player as well as be able to create and present material

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: 24th 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

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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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