Senior/Principal Systems Engineer
BAESystems Rochester is entering an area of unprecedented growth and we arelooking for experienced and talented systems engineers to join us to supportthe development of a wide range of state-of-the-art products.
Aspart of one of the world's leading defence, security and aerospace companies,you will be part of the development and supply of products across a diverse mixof commercial and military platforms; Head Up and Head Worn Displays, SafetyCritical Pilot Control and Flight Control Systems for military and civilaircraft.
Weencourage our Systems Engineers to gain a breadth of knowledge across theseproduct domains and also develop to become subject matter experts in one ormore product domain, or systems engineering specialism.
Your main responsibilities as a Senior/Principal SystemsEngineer will involve:
Understanding our customers challenging needsand developing, validating and managing requirements
Developing complex system architectures andsub-systems
Integrating systems containing electronic,mechanical, optical and software sub-systems
Verifying that customer needs are satisfied
Taking accountability for technical workpackages
Providing guidance and coaching to otherengineers
Steering new systems development throughimplementation of best practice systems lifecycle processes
Your skills and qualifications as a Senior/Principal Systems Engineer:
Proven experience in systems engineeringactivities in relevant product markets
Proven experience in requirements and designanalysis, modelling and simulation, using tools such as DOORS and Simulink anddesign methodologies such as SysML
Proven experience in safety-related systems andsafety assessment processes with an understanding of how these processesinfluence the design
Significant customer liaison experience fortechnical issues
Ability to work with no guidance and make soundstrategic decisions
Practical experience in estimating, planningand tracking engineering activities
Ability to perform design review assessmentsand technically guide the work of others
Detailed electronic engineering experience ishighly desirable. Exposure to other engineering disciplines (design,manufacture, etc.) is also desirable
A degree or equivalent qualification in arelevant Scientific/Engineering subject (e.g. Systems Engineering, ElectronicEngineering, Physics or Mathematics)
What we're looking for in you:
Can operate effectively as part of a largerteam, demonstrating excellent communication skills
Can reliably estimate and plan their own work,understanding budget and schedule constraints, and accurately report progress
Can actively support other team members orother teams and are able to provide constructive feedback
Are proactive in looking for improvementopportunities
Ability to context switch and prioritise work
Benefits: Ouremployees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitivepension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed ShareIncentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexibleworking, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local andnational employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annualincentive.
BAE Systems is one of the worlds leadingglobal defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edgeof technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customersin over 100 countries.
TheElectronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronicsmarkets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems,including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night visionsystems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networkedcommunications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems;mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered inNashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, withengineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United Statesand the United Kingdom.
We pride ourselves on employing the bestprofessionals around. Join us and you'll be part of something important;something you can be proud of. Youll have the opportunity to work fromconcept to completion, giving you real ownership of projects. Whatever you do,you'll have the satisfaction of knowing you're making a difference to people'slives.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer.We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from allbackgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of thecommunity which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, includingwomen, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use anypersonal information relating to your background at any stage of the applicationprocess.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAESystems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions.These restrictions mean that factorsincluding your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/oryour place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for theorganisation .
Due to the volume of applications we receive,we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply asearly as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAESystems.