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Engineering Manager

Employer
BAE Systems Digital Intelligence
Location
UK, Europe & Africa
Salary
Unspecified
Posting live until
17 Jul 2024

Job Details

Location(s): Gloucester, UK / Europe / Africa

BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to 4,500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

About the Role:

You’ll be leading the engineering of products which are genuinely recognised as the best in the world (search BAE Cross Domain Solutions for more info).   Leading Projects, you’ll have one or two direct reports, working across our programme portfolio.   The programmes are time constrained and your role is to ensure the efficient and effective management of the resources.  You will be technically competent and understand how to direct multi-disciplined teams to develop highly complex products.

Essential requirements for applicants

  • Technically credible (although not hands on) with FPGA, C++, VHDL;
  • Product delivery experience. Managing software/hardware engineering projects;
  • Security Clearance:  Qualify for full, unrestricted, UK Security Clearance.

You’ll need to be a UK National, either from birth, or naturalised as well as being a permanent UK Resident for the last 5 years.  

Due to security clearance requirements for this position we are unable to consider dual nationals and non-UK nationals for this particular role.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsibility for management & delivery of engineering projects consisting of a number of major engineering systems, disciplines, platforms, assemblies, equipment or software products.

Management & integration of multi-disciplined engineering teams; leadership of engineering resources, delivery of packages of  work/services, involving new products and/or complex upgrades, utilising new and existing technologies, requiring multiple interfaces with customers/suppliers or partners.

Delivery of projects to meet customer and contractual obligations for cost, quality, timeliness and specification, resolution of engineering conflicts between disciplines, systems and capabilities.

Integration and solution development to meet a coherent and prioritised set of demands, tailor and apply engineering processes, tools and approaches to develop innovative and creative solutions to contracts and specifications.

Sign off for design, legal and technical requirements for projects

Onsite Dedication:   

Due to the sensitive nature of our work please be aware that this role requires full-time onsite working in secure environments.

About the Team

The Cross-Domain product development and solutions team is a close knit engineering team within BAE Systems – Digital Intelligence operating in a dynamic market. The team is responsible for the development of world-leading hardware based network security and communication appliances that operate at multi-gigabit speeds.

Cross-Domain customers include a variety of government departments and defence, telecommunications and critical national infrastructure companies. Cross-Domain have a vacancy for an Engineering Manager to lead and co-ordinate the engineering team for key projects, ensuring the accreditation and timely delivery of the solutions being implemented.

Security Clearance:  

Qualify for full, unrestricted, UK Security Clearance.

You’ll need to be a UK National, either from birth, or naturalised as well as being a permanent UK Resident for the last 5 years.   Due to security clearance requirements for this position we are unable to consider dual nationals and non-UK nationals for this particular role.

Inclusivity Matters:

BAE want to ensure 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 BAE Recruiter about potential reasonable adjustments.

Life at BAE Systems Digital Intelligence 

Diversity and inclusion are integral to the success of BAE Systems Digital Intelligence. We are proud to have an organisational culture where employees with varying perspectives, skills, life experiences and backgrounds – the best and brightest minds – can work together to achieve excellence and realise individual and organisational potential. 

Division overview: Capabilities

At BAE Systems Digital Intelligence, we pride ourselves in being a leader in the cyber defence industry, and Capabilities is the engine that keeps the business moving forward. It is the largest area of Digital Intelligence, containing our Engineering, Consulting and Project Management teams that design and implement the defence solutions and digital transformation projects that make us a globally recognised brand in both the public and private sector.

As a member of the Capabilities team, you will be creating and managing the solutions that earn us our place in an ever changing digital world. We all have a role to play in defending our clients, and this is yours.

Company

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BAE Systems Digital Intelligence is home to more than 4500 digital, cyber and intelligence experts. We work collaboratively across 10 countries to collect, connect and understand complex data, so that governments, nation states, armed forces and commercial businesses can unlock digital advantage in the most demanding environments.

Why work for usBAE Systems Digital Intelligence plays a significant role in keeping our country safe and it’s something we’re extremely proud of. We’re a team who enjoy making “things” and understanding how technology works. We are a diverse group of experts who are working at the forefront of technology, exploring how we can solve some unique challenges in support of our customers and their critically important national security work.

Training and development
We offer a blend of professional and technical training and learning on the job, while being supported by the very best in the industry to make sure you hit the ground running. We empower you to take responsibility, with the ability to work on cutting-edge, industry-leading technology projects where you make a real difference. All of this is designed to complement your career development, fuel your ambition, and give depth to your training and career. Whilst your career is your own, you will be encouraged and supported to attain industry recognized qualifications.

Graduate schemes
We run three graduate programmes; engineering, project management, and consulting.

  • Our engineering programmes require a 2.2 degree (some require 2.1) in a relevant tech/cyber or STEM subject
  • The project management and consulting programmes require a 2.2 degree from any discipline.

The graduate programmes are designed to give you ownership of your career aspirations, supported by training and practical experience to help you succeed. Initially, you will be part of our Future Talent Community and be assigned a career manager, who will support and guide you throughout your career with us. All of this is designed to complement your career development, fuel your ambition, and give depth to your training and career.

What we are looking for
We’re looking for people who are hungry for a technical challenge, want a noble and rewarding mission, enjoy making things or understanding how technology works, who want to develop their skills and enjoy solving complex problems. In particular, we’re looking for:

  • Graduates typically in the fields of cyber/tech/computer science, electrical and electronic engineering, physics, mathematics (we do offer consultancy graduate programmes, which are open to any discipline).
  • Software developers/engineers, electronic engineers, DSP engineers, FPGA developers, front-end developers, consultants.

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Locations
Several locations around the world

Number of employees
4500+

Positions recently recruited for
Software engineers/developers, electronic and electrical engineers, roles in digital signal processing FPGA, computer vision scientist. We are looking to significantly expand our wireless and cross domain capabilities. Roles recently fulfilled are our wireless product engineer (physics, maths, compsci and EEE) and engineering and physics graduate roles

Desired degree disciplines/class
The majority of our graduate programmes will accept a 2.2 degree in a relevant tech/cyber or STEM subject. Some roles require 2.1 in physics, mathematics, computer science, electronic and electrical engineers or 2+ years industry experience as one of digital signal processing FPGA developer, software developer, front-end developer or electronic engineer

Pre-requisites
Eligible to work in the UK

How to apply
Apply online at https://baesystems.com/apply

Closing date
All year round

Contact
E-mail lisa.archer@baesystems.com
www.baesystems.com/en/cybersecurity

Company info
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 3301585268
Location
Waterside House
170 Priestley Road
Surrey Research Park
Guildford
Surrey
GU2 7RQ
GB

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