Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering (FRACT)

Barrow-In-Furness | Engineering , Military/Defence, Systems

Principal Engineer - System Engineering - FRACT

Would you like a fantastic opportunity working to define new system engineering processes within the submarine build programme? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.

As a Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering, you will be in charge of initiating and developing new systems processes throughout the design phases of the submarine build. Leading in arrangement annual reviews and supporting the team in system design reviews.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to lead and influence within the department and also to influence the development and policies and procedures across the Dreadnaught programme.

Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer - Systems Engineering will involve:

  • Control of design closure (existing processes)
  • Defining new and leading new processes
  • Leading in arrangement annual and supporting system design reviews
  • Leading on the strategy of certification (NCOD2, FCOD)
  • Provide logical challenge and cross check for
  • Management of certification events with the Office Chief Engineer and Design Team
  • Organisation of Annual reviews, collation of information from Systems Engineers to produce annual reports.

Your skills and qualifications:

Essential skills:

  • Graduate qualification in an engineering based subject experience
  • Knowledge of Systems Engineering processes
  • Some experience of Certification
  • Requirements Engineering experience

What we're looking for in you:

You have strong communication skills allowing you to be a great leader and manage all levels of stakeholders, you are proactive and self-motivated which gives you a strong level of strategic vision. A proactive approach with systems thinking in a engineering roles with the ability to provide effective technical scrutiny and audit.

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Salary: Competitive


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.

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.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.

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