Senior Engineer (Assurance) - Weymouth

Location: United Kingdom
Job Type: Full time
Reference: 00050508

Senior Engineer – Assurance


Would you like to play a vital part in the assurance and on-going development of combat systems for in-service submarines? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Engineer - Assurance at our site in Weymouth, Dorset.


As a Senior Engineer - Assurance, you will be responsible for proving and assuring that the Common Combat System (CCS) is safe and certified for use. You will be working across all in-service submarine classes and across the whole combat system, providing you with a broad range of experience. In this role your contribution will make a real difference to the project.


In this role you’ll be exposed to a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders through involvement at crucial design and test reviews. It will also provide you with the opportunity to join a growing part of our business and develop your career in Assurance.


Your main responsibilities as a Senior Engineer - Assurance will involve: 


Carrying out assurance activities to ensure the combat system is safe and certified for use


Producing assurance certification documentation to support in-service submarine platforms


Reviewing design and test documentation


Involvement in project reviews including test reviews, for in-service and in-build across the various submarine platforms


Reviewing project review documentation and creating reports to support future reviews


Carrying out assurance and testing at combat system test rigs



Your skills and qualifications as a Senior Engineer - Assurance:




Experience within an engineering background and an understanding of systems engineering (i.e. V-Diagram or engineering life cycle)


Ability to write technical reports and review technical documentation




Previous experience in Assurance


HNC/ HND level qualification (or equivalent) in relevant engineering field, and ideally working towards IEng


Prior Defence/ maritime industry experience



What we're looking for in you:


You will be a flexible team player who is also able to work alone and make independent decisions, whilst demonstrating excellent time management skills. You will also possess a great interpersonal manner, talking to customers and stakeholders with confidence.



Location: Weymouth


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, childcare vouchers, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.



BAE Systems


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.


Maritime – Submarines


Our Submarines business has been safely delivering world class submarines to the UK Royal Navy for more than a century.


The Astute class will equip the Royal Navy with its largest and most capable generation of attack submarines. We are responsible for the design, build, test and commissioning of these state-of-the-art vessels. In total, seven boats will make up the fleet, each weighing a mighty 7,400 tonnes.


Dreadnought is the successor to the Vanguard class of nuclear deterrent submarines. We will deliver four submarines to the Royal Navy, with the first submarine entering service in the early 2030s. Dreadnought is widely considered to be one of the world's most complex engineering challenges.


We have sites in Barrow-in-Furness, Filton, Frimley, Ash Vale, Broad Oak and Weymouth, and 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.


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.


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