Senior Engineer – Electrical (Control and Instrumentation)

GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

Job Title: Senior Electrical Engineer (Control & Instrumentation)

Location: Barrow, Filton, Manchester, Portsmouth, or Frimley.

Salary: Competitive

What you’ll be doing:

  1. Undertaking functioning design, providing specialist advice, and producing evidence in support of legislative, safety and technical requirements
  2. Liaising with internal and external customers as part of the technical team
  3. Articulating and presenting technical argument, clearly, logically, and simply
  4. Coordinating and executing engineering tasks or packages of work, providing guidance and advice in a consistent professional manner
  5. Taking notice of appropriate budget, timescale, and quality standards as well as providing leadership when required

Your Skills and Experience:

Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) Degree or equivalent qualification and experience within an engineering background

Experience in PLC and SCADA Programming, C&I systems verification test design or parts specification would be advantageous

Demonstrable experience of engineering lifecycle and technical specialities

Working towards relevant Professional Registration


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 Control and Instrumentation Team:

You will be joining a team responsible for delivering the engineering solution that make the UK Royal Navy Submarines truly world class, ensuring that we deliver an effective Royal Navy capability and a platform that ensures the safety of its crew.

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: 4th 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. #LI-AM1 #LI-AM1

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