Principal Engineer – Electrical (C&I AVC)
Would you like to play a key role in the Active Vehicle Control (AVC) team, working on the submarine platform? We currently have a vacancy for a Principal Engineer – Electrical (C&I AVC) at our site in Barrow-in-Furness.
As a Principal Engineer – Electrical (C&I AVC), you will be working within the department who are responsible for the systems and the requirements, along with implementation of these software and hardware systems. You will be working with whole boat systems, ensuring the complex electronics are delivered to a level of high Integrity.
This role will provide you with the opportunity to own develop and design a system. You will have the opportunity to progress through this exciting project as the opportunities arise.
Your main responsibilities as a Principal Engineer – Electrical (C&I AVC) will involve:
Preparing design calculations to demonstrate designs meet performance requirements
Supporting the generation of schematic diagrams
Supporting safety analysis
Writing of technical documentation (e.g. management plans, technical specifications, system design descriptions, functional design descriptions and diagrams)
Working across various project groups ensuring the designs meets the required operability, safety, security and supportability requirements
Supporting system design reviews and spatial model reviews
**Your skills and qualifications as a Principal Engineer – Electrical (C&I AVC)**:
BEng or equivalent
CEng, MIET (or be able to work towards satisfying requirements for CEng) or M Inst M & C
An understanding of instrumentation and control system theory
An understanding of electrical circuit design and associated EMC precautions
Technical report writing skills
An Understanding of Safety Integrity Levels and BS EN 61508 or 61511
Knowledge of Model Based Systems Engineering principals
An understanding of SMART sensor technology
An understanding of fieldbus technology
What we're looking for in you:
You will have strong communication skills, with a great eye for detail. You will possess excellent analytical skills and be a confident team player.
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 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.