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Senior Software Installation Engineer

40,545 P.A. ?
New Malden
BAE Systems

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Installation Engineer

We’re looking for a Software Engineer to help us
shape the future of naval combat systems – the systems that keep the Royal
Navy’s ships and crews safe at sea.

Our naval combat systems are used across the Royal
Navy’s surface fleet, from Offshore Patrol Vessels carrying out anti-piracy and
security operations, to Type 45 destroyers, patrolling the world’s oceans and
leading NATO task forces.

As a
Software Installation Engineer you will work as part of a team of engineers
developing the mechanisms for automated deployment of software infrastructure
and applications on Royal Navy platforms.
The team work across a number of Naval Combat System equipment’s (CSEs)
including the Combat Management System on surface and subsurface platforms as
well as the Royal Navies new Shared Infrastructure Product. These systems are a complex combination of
multi-million lines of source code developed in-house, integrated with a host
of 3rd party COTS software packages to be deployed into a resilient,
networked, multi-node system architecture.
Ensuring such complex systems can be reliably & repeatably deployed
and maintained with the minimum of operator intervention is the core
responsibility of the Software Installation team.

This role
will provide you with exposure to multiple RN platforms including Queen
Elizabeth Carrier, Type 26 Frigate, Type 45 Destroyer and the new River Class

Your main
responsibilities as a Software Installation Engineer will involve:

developing and maintaining scripts for packaging bespoke and COTS software into
a deployable system build

developing and maintaining solutions for the automated deployment and
configuration of the software infrastructure and applications

investigations into deployment issues and develop solutions going forward

the installation process of builds alongside Integration Engineers.

skills and qualifications:


* Experience
in Windows operating systems
* Windows
Scripting Tools – VB Script, PowerShell or Batch Job, .Net Framework and
* Experience
in configuration management tools, concepts and file change control
* Windows
7/10/Server 2008/2012/2016 functionality
* Experience
with VMware including its server software (ESXI), storage and networking.


* Active
directory and domain knowledge
* Experience
in VxWorks
* Windows
security features
* Networks
(architecture and protocols)
* Experience
in any structured programming language

we're looking for in you:

You will
be a team player with good verbal and written communication skills. You will
have a professional approach to dealing with the customer community, colleagues
and suppliers.

Salary: Competitive

Location: New Malden

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


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

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 part time hours, 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

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally
competitive UK naval engineering business. BAE Systems is an equal
opportunities employer and our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we
welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with
many different skills, experience and perspectives. Please note we will not use
any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the
application process.

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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