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Systems Engineer

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BAE Systems

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Systems Engineer (Direct Entry)

Would you like to play a key role in the design and
development of electronic systems? We currently have a vacancy for a Systems
Engineer at our site in Rochester.

As a Systems Engineer, you will work in a holistic,
multi-disciplined role, focussing on the bigger picture and bridging the gaps
between the disciplines (such as software, electronics and mechanical) by using
your knowledge of the system to provide appropriate information to each area.
You will be involved in all phases of the lifecycle from concept design,
development, integration and testing through to formal release to the customer.

You will be working as part of a team of highly
experienced, passionate and innovative engineers creating world-leading control
and display systems. Electronic Systems support a range of commercial and
military platforms, including fixed and rotary wing aircraft, ground vehicles,
human-machine interfaces and power management. Our systems operate in more than
100 countries with 25 air forces, 30 manufacturers and 280 airlines.

This role will provide you with a rare opportunity
to work on and develop a series of products that will be utilised on board both
commercial and military platforms. Systems include Head Up Displays, Helmet
Mounted Displays, Flight Control Systems, Active Inceptor Systems and Mission

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer
will involve:

Understanding our customers’
challenging needs and specifying their requirements

Developing complex system
architectures and sub-systems to satisfy customer needs

Integrating electronic, mechanical
and software sub-systems to provide a fully operating system

Verifying that customer needs
will be consistently satisfied in varying and hostile environmental conditions

Your skills and qualifications as a Systems


Degree or equivalent
qualification or experience in a Scientific/Engineering subject (e.g. Systems,
Electronic or Software Engineering, Physics, Maths) that has required “system”

Experience/knowledge of design
analysis, modelling or simulation (e.g. Simulink or MATLAB)


Experience of integrating and
testing software and/or electronic hardware


What we're looking for in you:

You will be a strong team player with a real
passion for technology. As well as adopting an analytical approach to problem
solving, you will exercise your solid communication skills in order to work
effectively with your team.

Location: Rochester, Kent UK

Salary: Competitive

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 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.

Electronic Systems

The Electronic Systems (ES)
sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad
portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine
controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and
reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial
imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and
energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs
approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing
functions primarily in the United States and the United

We pride ourselves on
employing the best professionals around. Join us and you'll be part of
something important; something you can be proud of. You’ll have the opportunity to work from
concept 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's

Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome
applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications
from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE
Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. 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.

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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