Senior Electrical/Electronics Engineer

Barrow-in-Furness

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Job Description

Job title: Senior Electrical/Electronics Engineer

Location: Weapon Systems UK, 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: £51,000+ (dependent on skills and experience)

 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Developing design solutions for future products, contributing to the entire design, development and deployment cycle; helping to maintain the UK’s frontline warfighting capability
  • Technical analysis/investigation and the preparation of reports (including recommendations) to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of the Engineering department capability
  • A key role in designing and supporting electrical/electronic systems for business critical projects such as 4.5” Mk8 Mod1, M777 and AS90
  • Dealing with urgent, in-field support requests from customers (faults/defects/repairs etc.)
  • Support as required to Mechanical and Software Engineers

Your skills and experiences:

  • Produce system designs (schematics, layouts) for complex engineering projects using industry standard tools, e.g. Altium
  • Design of embedded/electronics systems, including digital/analogue circuitry
  • Validation of systems/subsystems, including generation of test and integration schedules
  • Supporting system design reviews

Benefits:

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 Weapon Systems Engineering team:

As part of the Weapon Systems Engineering team, you will be working on new and/or existing products (i.e. M777 towed howitzer, 4.5” Mk8 Mod1 Naval Gun, AS90 Self Propelled Howitzer & 105 Light Gun), through all stages: from the initial concept; design and development; testing of one or more prototypes; through to final manufacture and implementation of a new product or sub-system

As part of BAE Systems Platforms and Services sector, Weapon Systems (UK) designs, develops, manufactures and supports artillery systems, naval guns, and provides engineering capability to the wider BAE Systems business. Our global reach brings our customers a depth and breadth of expertise that meet critical needs in the air, on land, and at sea. Our mission strives for us to be our customer’s trusted and affordable weapons provider, delivering enhanced effects on target and complete mission solutions. We are looking for innovation, commitment and drive to help define the future of Weapon Systems capabilities


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: 29 April 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.

 

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