Engineer - Naval Architecture

Barrow-In-Furness | Engineering , Other Engineering

Job Title: Engineer - Naval Architecture

Location: 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: Competitive

What you'll be doing:

  • Working across various functions in naval architecture (to support wider business and find area of expertise and interest)
  • Supporting design and analysis tasks in support of the company's programmes for submarines across the full project life cycle
  • Supporting the concept design, detailed design, support to build, delivery and in-service support for submarines
  • Supporting the definition and development of user, system and sub system requirements through to demonstration of acceptance
  • Conducting assessments of buoyancy and stability characteristics for concept and detailed design phases, managing stability for boats in water during commissioning phase
  • Making predictions of manoeuvring and control performance through mathematical, computational and physical modelling methods
  • Conducting sea trials

Your skills and experiences:


  • Degree or equivalent qualification in Naval Architecture/Marine Technology/Ship Science or closely related discipline


  • Knowledge and understanding of marine product design standards and processes
  • Experience with CAD packages such as Rhino or AutoCAD
  • Understanding of Stability Analysis, using packages such as Paramarine, Aveva or FORAN
  • Understanding of Hydrodynamic Analysis, including CFD tools such as FLUENT or STARCCM
  • Demonstrable experience of model testing and trials


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.

Naval Architecture team:

As a Naval Architect, you will be working within our Naval Architecture team who work with a range of naval architecture activities and specialisms including: weights, hydrostatics, buoyancy, infrastructure, seamanship support, hydrodynamics and Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD).

This exciting role will provide you with the chance to join our friendly team who really thrive upon the work we do. You will also have a unique opportunity to take part in sea trials, test drive new platforms and occasional international travel.

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.

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05/10/2022 13:54:00
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