Senior Engineer Platform Monitoring and Control Design

BAE Systems
North Lanarkshire
16 Sep 2019
30 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Engineer - Platform Monitoring and Control Design

Have you operated in a Senior Engineer role? Are you interested in shaping the future of the Glasgow ship-build industry in a modern and flexible working environment? If so we would love to hear from you.

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Engineer - Platform Monitoring and Control Design at our site in Glasgow. This role offers you the opportunity to make your mark on the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme where we are proudly constructing the next generation of frigate for the Royal Navy. We have also recently been awarded the head contract by the Australian Government for the Hunter Class Frigate Program. The Hunter program will deliver nine anti-submarine warfare frigates to the Royal Australian Navy, and is the biggest surface ship project in Australia's defence history. BAE Systems' Global Combat Ship has also been chosen as the design for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) programme demonstrating our export capability.

The working environment has changed dramatically at Naval Ships in recent years. If successful you will join a passionate and highly motivated workforce working in modern facilities. The Naval Ships business offers truly flexible working arrangements to appropriately support a healthy work life balance.

If this sounds like the type of role that will challenge you and you have the hunger to shape the future of Naval Ships we would love to hear from you.

Your main responsibilities as Senior Engineer - Platform Monitoring and Control Design

Will involve:

Working within the Type 26 Platform Engineering team to resolve technical issues and queries as design maturity is increased

Working with Supply Chain to review and approve Supplier Design Deliverables for both PM+C hardware and software

Attending supplier design reviews

Working with Type 26 Project Management and other parts of the PM&C team to ensure physical integration of PM&C equipment and that deliveries are made to support the Ship build Programme.

Working with other parts of the PM&C team to ensure physical integration of PM&C equipment to the ship and delivery of hardware and software to support the Ship build Programme

Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer - Platform Monitoring and Control Design

Essential Skills:

Degree/HNC/HND or equivalent work experience in an Engineering discipline (Examples: Systems, Electrical, Electronic, Software, Computer Science, Robotics, Control and Instrumentation)

Understanding of design principles and approaches relevant to design activities

Ability to work on multiple tasks with limited supervision


Knowledge of marine systems
Electrical design experience
Control and Instrumentation down selection experience

What we're looking for in you:

We are looking for strong communicators that have the resilience to challenge when required.

Location: Scotstoun

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.

Maritime Naval Ships

We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That's work that inspires us. That's BAE Systems.

Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. 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. We offer the flexibility you need 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 potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.

BAE 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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