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Principal Engineer - (PMS Through Life Support)

BAE Systems
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Engineering & Manufacturing
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Job Title: Senior Engineer - Product Assurance (Survival Systems)

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: £40,000+ depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

    Delivery of assurance to the Platform Authority, in line with Dreadnought Alliance technical governance, for firefighting and Submarine escape systems Production of technical documents in the assessment of system capability or performanceProvide expert advice and guidance in own technical area to solve complex technical problems and identify risks Work with stakeholders from both the Dreadnought Alliance and other organisations including ship builder, project planners and other subject matter experts Ensure the submarine is safe, delivered on time and to budget on behalf of the customer Assessing and advising on system design change, defects, contract requirements and management of hazards
Your skills and experiences:


    Strong knowledge and engineering experience of fixed firefighting systems Awareness of Technical Requirements, Evaluation & AcceptanceEngineering/STEM degree or equivalent

    Knowledge of maritime abandonment and rescue systemsAwareness of design configuration controlAwareness of submarine design

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.

The ESO Subsys team:

Working closely within the Dreadnought Engineering Platform Group and reporting to the Alliance Chief Engineer, the candidate will, under direction and guidance of a system group manager, work very closely with Technical Leads from other areas to fully understand and realise system interdependencies and constraints. The candidate will liaise regularly with other Engineering System Owner teams across the Engineering Platform group and will be required to engage daily with ship builder engineers delivering design and build activity

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.

Closing Date: 30th April 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.



BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security and aerospace company head-quartered in London in the United Kingdom and with operations worldwide.

Recognising that our people are our top priority we have set ourselves a number of corporate targets to improve the diversity and inclusiveness of our workforce, including uplifting our female representation in leadership roles by 15% by 2015. We recognise the challenge that this target presents, knowing that engineering is often seen as a “man’s world”. 

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