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BAE Systems • Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom

Support Engineer – Configuration Control

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: Support Engineer – Configuration Control

Location: Barrow-In-Furness. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements – please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum dependant on experience

What you’ll be doing:

  • Reporting to the Lead Project Professional to help support the management and interpretation of Configuration data and engineering focused requirements within the Datum Pack to meet quality standards and customer requirements
  • Interrogation & Implementation of Toolsets to manage the Configuration and Quality Control of requirements within the Datum Pack
  • Attend meetings and engage with Stakeholders both internally and externally as required
  • Maintenance and interpretation of Metrics to support the monitoring of appropriate Datum Pack Requirements
  • Ensure Quality Assurance initiatives are acted upon at all times whilst applying “right first time” Philosophy
  • Provide support to other functions as required to progress Datum Pack requirements.
  • Provide technical detail or change status reports as requested

Your skills and experiences:


  • Previous experience working within a Project Management or Engineering role
  • Strong communication skills to work with both internal and external stakeholders to provide the required levels of service and guidance regarding configuration control matters


  • Experience working with configuration control or engineering quality control
  • Knowledge of the engineering 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.

The Datum Pack Team:

The Datum Pack team is ever growing, having recently increased the team size from 3 to 10 members in the past few years to both the Astute and Dreadnought Programmes. The team is diverse and is made up of a wide range of previous experience from Project management to engineering, therefore it brings together a varying skillset and experiences aligning with the nature of the work in Datum Pack. Joining this team allows you to be part of the future growth of Submarine Support in Barrow and also gives you the opportunity to work with a range of Internal and External stakeholders including the MoD. This role provides exposure internally across functions such as Engineering, Quality and Integrated Combat Systems so you will gain a wide range of understanding of how the business functions and how the submarine life-cycle develops through to handover to in-service. We offer relocation support 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: 5th 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
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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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