Principal Systems Engineer

Design & Engineering Specialists Sector

  • Salary: £60 - £60 per hour
  • Role: Contract
  • Location: Frimley, England
  • Date Posted: Added 24 days ago

Be part of this cutting edge, state of the art submarine programme working as a Principal Systems Engineer

Job Description

You will have the opportunity to work on one of a variety of programmes and projects, helping to design, develop, integrate, manage and support complex systems and combat sub-systems for in service and future submarines.

You will work with other technical specialists and may manage a team of other engineers to understand and influence the inputs, flow of decisions and dependencies that will impact system design and product delivery.You will be able to understand and report the programme status for engineering activities in your area of responsibility, be able to identify problem areas and implement recovery plans, helping to support submarines that play a critical role in our nation's defence.

The Individual

Degree level qualification (or equivalent experience) in relevant STEM subject (Engineering/ Physics/ Maths/ Science).

Knowledge of the system engineering lifecycle and be able to apply good systems engineering practices to your work

Understanding of relevant engineering standards, including safety and environmental regulations


Use of system analysis and design tools such as Enterprise Architect.

Experience of working in a customer-facing and/or supplier engagement role. Member of appropriate professional institution; Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership.

We welcome people with experience of the military, defence and maritime industries, who can use their knowledge and learning to help us ensure that we provide the best products into submarines. We are also keen to work with people from other industries, technical fields and working environments who can bring in innovative and fresh thinking and work with us to participate and contribute to the important work that we do.

We are looking for motivated people who can take responsibility for their own outputs and be confident working autonomously and in a structured manner. You will be capable of supervising others will have strong written and verbal communication skills.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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Design & Engineering Specialists Sector

Chris Hill

Chris Hill

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Why choose BAE Systems?

  • - Work on complex, cutting edge projects that make a difference.
  • - Long term contracts available.
  • - Enjoy a flexible work environment to support your work/life balance.
  • - Be involved in the protection of our national security services.
  • - Develop your skills at a prestigious British Engineering organisation.
  • - Feel secure in your future, working for a business that will see little impact from Brexit