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FCAS Operational Analyst Task Leader

BAE Systems
Up to £47683 per annum + Circa, depending on experience
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Job Title: FCAS Operational Analyst Task Leader

Location: Warton. We offer a range of hybrid and flexible working arrangements - please speak to your recruiter about the options for this particular role.

Salary: Circa £47,683 depending on experience

What you'll be doing:

Liaising with our national and international customers to understand their operations and how they will use our future products and services.

Working with the wider Future Combat Air System team, national and international partners to define studies to quantify relevant measures of effectiveness.

Lead development teams devising methods and tools used in the conduct these studies

Leading the analysis of study output and presenting the results to inform the development and design of our products and services

Your skills and experiences:

Systems Engineering background, analysis of the systems & simulation

Good standard of mathematical ability

The ability to manage a small teams on method development and/or study execution and the ability to plan and implement method development and/or analytical studies in support of effectiveness assessments

An ability to apply critical thinking and take an analytical approach to complex problems

An ability to clearly and concisely communicate complex ideas to varying stakeholders

A Degree in STEM subject, or the equivalent experience


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 Operational Analysis team:

The Operational Analysis team consists of around 30 employees and Concept Engineers who conduct capability and effectiveness analysis in support of international aerospace research & technology, concept definition, product development and marketing as part of a multi-disciplinary STEM team

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: 3rd May 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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