Systems Engineer 57605

With BAE Systems in Portsmouth - GB

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Posted on May 15, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level
Role: System Administrator
Industry: Aerospace, Defence & Security, Defense
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Private


continuous-integration, design, vmware, verification

Job description

Systems Engineer

Are you a true Systems Engineer?  Looking for a new challenge?  Like working in small teams?  Then we may have just the job for you.

If your day-to-day conversations involve terms such as:  Design Documentation, CADMID, V model, Verification and Validation, 19” racks, CE marking, etc.  Then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for an individual to join the team here at Portsdown Technology Park.  You will be joining a small team of systems professionals where you will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of a broad base of integration tools and services and their associated networks.

Find out more:

This role will provide you with a varied and interesting workload; every day will provide a different challenge.  You will get to use various technologies across projects that will vary in lifecycle for a multitude of applications.  You could be responsible for:  The Design verification of a new services rack (ensuring the design meets requirement) Development of Synthetic Environment interface devices, toolset training, and maintenance of the toolset deployed across the integration labs (including administration support, backup, etc.), Configuration Management of the deployed toolset or you could find yourself working within a virtual machine environment using VMware and vSphere.

What we are looking for from you:

Applies expertise in conducting a range of testing and verification of sub-systems and systems, throughout the development process – mainly COTS based equipment.

The ability to resolves technical issues and explains complex information to others

Works with other team members and acts as a technical focal point for the development of system components

Coordinates between technical activities of the system and the various disciplines (Software, Hardware and networking)

Ensures that the requirements for all product/module-level deliverables are clearly defined and documented

Defines and maintains documentation (e.g. Design Documentation, Interface Control Documents, etc.)

Coordinates system integration between the various system development disciplines

The ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance

In addition to your Systems Engineering skills a basic understanding of IP networks (protocols, switching & routing) would be beneficial.  This could have been gained within Cisco, Juniper, Brocade, HP, or NEC network environments.

Previous experience of integration within a network and or systems engineering environment would be highly beneficial as would exposure to Wireshark.  CCNA, CCNP, JNCIA or JNCP certifications would also be highly desirable (but not essential).

What we're looking for in you:

You will have excellent communication and all round stakeholder management skills with the ability to build good working relations at all levels whilst being able to push back where appropriate. A proactive attitude with a keen eye for detail is essential to the success of this role.

Location:  Maritime Integration & Support Centre (MISC), located at Portsdown Technology Park (PO6 3RU)

Salary:   £34,000 to £45,000 – possibly more for the right individual.

Benefits:  Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries

Combat Systems

We design, develop, integrate and provide through-life support to naval combat systems that enable navies to protect nations. Vital information from ship sensors such as radar and sonar, are captured through our core product, the Combat Management System. This advanced technological capability allows ships crews to rapidly respond to potentially life-threatening situations.

In using this cutting-edge technology, we are at the forefront of defence system integration. Our products feature across the Royal Navy’s surface fleet aboard Type 23 frigates, Type 45 destroyers and Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The new Type 26 Global Combat Ships, under construction by BAE Systems in Glasgow, will also use the next generation of our combat systems.

We pride ourselves on being the combat systems integrator of choice, not only integrating our own products, but those of other defence companies too in delivering combat systems for both the Royal Navy and international customers.  

We offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and develop with us. The health and well-being of our employees matters to us and that’s why we offer the flexibility for you to do what’s important to you, whether that’s job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential.

We recognise that an inclusive and diverse workplace – where all employees feel respected, valued and able to achieve their full potential – is vitally important. Not only does it inspire creativity and collaboration, it’s good for business. We celebrate our differences and believe our diverse skills, abilities and perspectives strengthen our culture and our overall performance.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified people.

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/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

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