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BAE Systems • Filton, United Kingdom

Systems Design Senior Engineer

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: Systems Design Senior Engineer

Location: Filton – 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:

· Development of the LRI (Line Replaceable Item) Processing specification content using Statemate design tool

· Development of the traceability data using the DOORs tool

· Development of the interface definition data using the ICD and ICE tools

· Development of the Software Requirements Hazard Analysis using the fault tree tool

· Assessment of Software Query Notes (SQNs) and Systems Problem Reports (SPRs) in order to determine an agreed solution

· Review of previous design level documentation (the L2 Functional Requirements Document (FRD)) in Statemate

Your skills and experiences:

· A degree, HNC/HND in a Software or electrical/electronic engineering subject (or equivalent demonstrable and relevant experience)

· Experience of Software / algorithm development

· Capable of deriving system requirements from higher level requirements (Customer etc.)

· Capable of working within agreed standards and procedures and understand the importance of configuration control. Must have previously demonstrated an ability to meet milestones whilst achieving the required level of quality

· Experience of working with equipment ICD’s and definition of Logical signal level information would be advantageous


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:

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has a risen within the Typhoon Avionics Sub-Systems Team at BAE Systems for a Senior Systems Design Engineer. In this role, within this dynamic, high performing and growing team, you will be responsible for developing the level 3 design of the Typhoon Avionics Sub-Systems. You will be working with the team responsible for defining software requirements, interpreting customer requirements into functional requirements and its implementation. The scope of this role means you will be a good communicator, comfortable in technical meetings with a structured approach to solving complex problems. Experienced and capable of working within agreed standards and procedures, with a clear understanding of the importance of configuration control. Elevate your career in an environment that values your expertise, fosters innovation, and places you at the forefront of ensuring aviation safety.

Join us in shaping the future of avionics design with cutting-edge technology and impactful contributions.

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: 27th 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
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Work-life balance
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Role modelling
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Office locations

UK-wide - more than 50 locations

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom

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