Technology Development Engineer

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Job Description

Job Title: Technology Development Engineer

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

Salary: £54,793 – £60,326 (Commensurate with skills and experience)

 

What you’ll be doing: 

As part of the role, you will be looking at developing and integrating technologies to help significantly reduce costs and improve the availability of our platforms within our in-service operations – now and on future platforms. Activities could range from areas such as AI and machine learning, autonomy, mixed reality, advanced sensors, through to digital twin representations of our platforms and operations.

Key to our In-service Support technology strategy is an end-to-end digital by default approach, from manufacture on the factory floor through to support in an operational customer environment and creating agility, fidelity, and efficiency across all aspect of the services and products we define and operate.

  • Engaging and collaborating with line of business and technologists to lead and drive the support technology strategy 
  • Capture of requirements and use cases that that will drive the need for innovation and technology exploitation to drive business benefit 
  • Working across programmes that cover physical and synthetic domains – a key aspect to enabling the strategy
  • Define and implement the technology road maps 
  • Identify funding opportunities across the business for research and developing exciting proposals for technology development programmes 
  • Generation of collaborative programmes, and identification of opportunities for funding, with key eternal partners, suppliers , SME’s 
  • Interface between BAE Systems and external research organisations on support technology research 
  • Working with BAE Systems and customer stakeholders in leading the delivery of solutions

Your skills and experiences: 

Essential

  • Previous involvement in developing and delivering technology related programmes of work 
  • Awareness of key technology areas such as AI , machine learning , mixed reality and autonomy  
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Critical thinking skills, with an eye for detail and ability to derive insights from complex data sources
  • Highly collaborative, with a willingness to embrace innovative approaches and constructively challenge the status-quo
  • Good financial and commercial awareness
  • Experience of technology capability insertion from concept through to deployment

Desirable

  • Experience of support programmes and key considerations and drivers in the design and operation of solutions – Be that through time on base or from product/service design perspective 
  • Knowledge of digital technology development toolsets and processes 
  • Knowledge /experience of working in a DevSecOps development framework  

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 

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: 23rd 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. 

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